Our subject in this space is commercial bribery. But other types of graft touch countless lives daily.
Often the most vulnerable people have to pay extra for public services they can’t live without — police protection, medical care, court decisions, water and electricity, and even their children’s education.
Rochelle Meddoff’s story about corruption in schools appears on the Global Graft Report here. It reminded us of the disturbing TV spot below. It’s from Mozambique so the language is Portuguese. But the message is universal.
Here’s the clip: