What is GiveDirectly?

GiveDirectly is a nonprofit that lets donors like you send money directly to the world’s poorest households. We believe people living in poverty deserve the dignity to choose for themselves how best to improve their lives — cash enables that choice.

Why they are Awesome

  • Our impact per $1000, documented by a randomized controlled trial (RCT), considered the gold-standard for evidence: $270 increase in earnings, $430 increase in assets, $330 increase in nutrition spend & 0% effect on alcohol or tobacco spend.

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