Workers for DAPP Malawi say a cult-like organization called the Teachers Group demanded that staff members attend indoctrination sessions.
US foreign aid follows complex path to Teachers Group’s coffers
This list of people, organizations and relationships maps the flow of U.S. money from a U.S.-based foreign aid contractor to a Swiss partnership controlled by an alleged cult.
Brazil probes fraud by alleged cult using proof US officials dismissed
The Teachers Group, a reputed Danish cult with connections to charities that have received millions of dollars in U.S. foreign aid, is now the target of a Brazilian money laundering investigation.
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On second thought: UNESCO rescinds prize for scrutinized aid group
UNESCO has rescinded its international education prize and cut all ties with an organization that coordinates U.S. aid programs in Africa after consultation with UNICEF and the British government, which both severed relationships following allegations of fraud.
Mexico won’t arrest Danish fugitive wanted for fraud
A top Danish law enforcement official says Mexico has refused his request to arrest a fugitive who the Danes say ran a fraudulent charity network.
UNICEF cuts off funding to nonprofit linked to alleged cult
UNICEF has cut its ties with DAPP Malawi, an organization that coordinates U.S. humanitarian programs, following an investigation by Reveal showing that the group diverted money intended to alleviate hunger and disease.
The Teachers Group: From idealistic commune to ‘money-making machine’
A small commune of idealistic young antinuclear activists in Denmark was the genesis of the secretive, controversial global organization known as the Teachers Group.
Planet Aid’s ubiquitous clothing donation boxes aren’t so charitable
Charity watchdog groups say the organization tricks the public into making clothing donations that do little to fund charitable programs.
US taxpayers are financing alleged cult through African aid charities
The U.S. government has been warned repeatedly about the charity Planet Aid and its ties to Mogens Amdi Petersen, an international fugitive and alleged cult leader. Again and again, those warnings have been overlooked.