The good news, in fact the great news, is that you can! While there are endless problems in the world that you as an individual cannot solve, you can actually save lives and reduce unnecessary suffering and premature death. Should you do it? Watch this video and decide for yourself. The information on our website can help you give most effectively to become a life saver.
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Peter Singer suggests that if, like you, everyone was to pledge the recommended amount for their income, we could eliminate, or at least dramatically reduce, global poverty. Please do your part by taking the pledge today!
I pledge to give this percent of my income over the coming year to fight extreme poverty
A pledge is your personal commitment to give a percentage of your income in the upcoming year to effective charities. By taking the pledge, you can do your part to help reduce global poverty—and the preventable suffering those who live in extreme poverty endure every day.
The percentage we recommend you give to charity is determined by your income—the more you make, the easier it is to donate more. The calculator here will help you determine your recommended donation.
By Caroline Fiennes, Director of Giving EvidenceWhy is the AllTrials campaign relevant to the world’s poorest people? Most obviously, non-publication affects the effectiveness of medicines bought and prescribed to help cure and alleviate the debilitating illnesses of those who live in the developing world.
Want to know how you can help one of The Life You Can Save’s top recommended charities without spending a dime? The secret is fundraising! With a time investment of just a few hours, you could raise $500 or more—perhaps one of the best per-hour values you can get for your time invested!
Peter Singer explains "The Why and How of Effective Altruism" in an inspiring TED Talk that has been viewed over a million times worldwide.
A new way of Philanthropy Education
With this video filmed in Cape Town, South Africa, we set out to find just how far a small amount of money can go in the right hands.