- Jul 14, 2010
Out of £9.6million donated to the foundation/charity £118,000 was spent helping the poor.
Bono's ONE foundation under fire for giving tiny percentage of funds to charity | Mail OnlineBono's anti-poverty foundation ONE is under pressure to explain its lavish salaries after it was revealed that only a small percentage of money it raises reaches the needy.
The non-profit organisation set up by the U2 frontman received almost £9.6m in donations in 2008 but handed out only £118,000 to good causes (1.2 per cent).
The figures published by the New York Post also show that £5.1m went towards paying salaries.