Rupert and Loren talk to Kate Grant, CEO of Fistula Foundation, one of our recommended charities.
Fistula Foundation works exclusively on treating obstetric fistula, a devastating childbirth injury resulting from prolonged labor in which the baby is often lost, and the woman is rendered incontinent. Fistula is largely eradicated in wealthy countries, but continues to ruin lives in the poorest parts of the world where access to maternal care is limited.
Loren and Rupert talk to Sjir Hoeijmakers from Founders Pledge about making a commitment to effective giving. Founders Pledge is an organization that gets founders and companies to pledge a certain percentage of their personal proceeds to charity when they sell their business. So far they have raised 91 million dollars. Listen here.
This episode was edited by Will Fenning.
Rupert and Loren share from their personal journeys and talk about different barriers that stop people from giving to charities. It's not that people aren't generous, it's about addressing those reservations with research-driven answers. Listen here.
** 2018: The price of eyesight restoring surgery with The Fred Hollows Foundation is $50USD
In 2017 we curated 8 charities that have a proven track record of empowering women in some of the poorest area in the world. In today's podcast, we would like to provide an overview of these 8 charities that work in issues related to women's health and economic success. Listen here.
In this episode, Rupert and Loren discuss the pros and cons of giving directly to people living in extreme poverty. An alternative to traditional charitable models. Listen here.
Manchester United footballer Juan Mata made headlines by pledging to donate 1% of his income to charity, to much praise. But is giving 1% really that good, or is it something that most of us should be doing anyway? As praiseworthy as Mata's decision to pledge 1% may be, we'd do well to view it in a broader context. Listen here.
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