There's a lot about foreign aid that you may not be aware of. The simple definition of foreign aid is simply "resources given from one country to another." It includes several types of resources, which include but are not limited to money, materials and manpower, all in efforts to help further develop other countries from around the globe.
Foreign aid also serves as help for things like disaster relief, economic development, poverty reduction, emergency preparedness, and much more. From Wristband.com, this infographic looks at how much foreign aid that countries gave in 2017, including a closer look at the top countries that were on the receiving end.
The top six contributors were the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, the European Union, Japan, and France. The United States, for example, contributed $37.73B to countries like Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, and Syria. Their top contribution was to Afghanistan in the amount of $1,218.64M.