Myanmar was for ruled by an military junta. However, since the country returned to democratic ways, have changed. The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) has just stated that Myanmar is to the world's most people. It is the third year for the country to achieve this accolade. The CAF "World Giving Index" found that 91 per cent of Myanmar residents gave money to in the past year, 62 per cent helped a stranger, and 55 per cent claimed they had volunteered. An adviser to Myanmar's president said: "The results demonstrate very how a 'poor' country can be a 'rich' one through its , by focusing on giving rather than getting."
The report also found that people in Iraq are the kindest to . Eight in 10 Iraqis are reported to have helped they don't know in the past year. The BBC commented on how this statistic was, given the turmoil Iraq has been in for years because of . It stated that: "It is the kindness of Iraqis…to complete strangers in the of years of conflict and violence which stands out in the list." John Low, CEO of the Charities Aid Foundation, said: "The generosity of people, in countries suffering from disaster and turmoil, is humbling." He added: "Unconditional of time and money are a life-changing for good in the world."