Best Charities for Greater Impact

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Our Panel of Experts has identified a list of highly effective charities so that you don’t have to. The Panel—which includes authorities in economics, ethics, nonprofit management, and business—aggregates the best research from outside sources and adds additional scrutiny.

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Against Malaria Foundation

100% of donations buy long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) that protect people from malaria. A US$2.50 net protects two people.

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Development Media International

DMI uses radio and t.v. campaigns on health issues to change behaviours and save lives.

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D-Rev

D-Rev designs and delivers quality, low-cost medical devices that save and transform lives of the global poor.

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Evidence Action

Evidence Action scales up interventions proven to help the world's poor, like clean water systems and deworming for under $1 per person, and income-increasing labor mobility.

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Fistula Foundation

Fistula Foundation supports obstetric fistula repair, moving women from social ostracism to reentry into family and community.

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Fred Hollows Foundation

The Fred Hollows Foundation has restored sight to 2M+ people and aims to end avoidable blindness through low-cost eye surgery, doctor training, and community education.

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GiveDirectly

GiveDirectly provides cash, no strings attached, to some of the poorest families in the world.

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Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition

GAIN's Salt Iodization work protects against the most common cause of preventable brain damage at about 20 cents per person.

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Helen Keller International's Vitamin A Supplementation

Helen Keller International’s Vitamin A Supplementation provides critical nutrition to at-risk children around the world.

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Innovations for Poverty Action

IPA’s work researching and promoting poverty solutions has impacted over 144 million people with improved health, education, and other benefits.

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Iodine Global Network

IGN works to prevent brain damage for pennies a person so all children can reach their full cognitive potential.

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Living Goods

Living Goods trains Community Health Promoters who go door-to-door providing health products and education, and treating common causes of child deaths.

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One Acre Fund

One Acre Fund supplies smallholder farmers with financing and training to grow their way out of hunger and poverty.

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Oxfam

Oxfam works to sustainably improve lives through advocacy, disaster relief, education, health, sanitation and women's rights.

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Population Services International

PSI addresses major health challenges in the developing world, e.g. family planning, HIV/AIDS, maternal health, and common causes of child mortality.

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Possible

Possible delivers high-quality, durable healthcare to the poorest of the poor in rural Nepal.

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Project Healthy Children

PHC supports food fortification, one of the most effective, affordable, and sustainable means of preventing disabilities and deaths globally.

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Schistosomiasis Control Initiative

SCI facilitates school-based distributions of deworming tablets, protecting children from debilitating diseases and improving school attendance for less than $0.75 per child.

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Seva

Seva's eye care programs serve nearly one million children and adults in 20 countries yearly, including $50 vision-restoring cataract surgeries.

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Village Enterprise

Village Enterprise empowers the ultra poor in rural Africa to lift themselves out of poverty through small sustainable businesses and savings groups.

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