Focus on the pronunciation of channel
› to use money, effort, etc. in a particular way: channel sth (back) into sth 10% of the company's profits will be channeled back into advertising.channel sth away from/towards sth HR has channeled all its efforts towards recruiting new personnel.
› to send money, etc. using a particular route: channel sth through sth The funds will be channelled through the UN and the World Bank.