In September, this 300-bed Ebola treatment unit, funded by the U.S., was under construction in Monrovia, Liberia's capital. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption itoggle caption John W. Poole/NPR Goats and Soda Guess How Much Of Uncle Sam's Money Goes To Foreign Aid. Guess Again! February 10, 2015 A poll shows that Americans have no clue about the percent of the budget pie that is directed to foreign aid. But maybe it's not our fault.