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GiveDirectly

New York, NY | http://www.givedirectly.org
Joined in June 2011

About Us

GiveDirectly offers a platform for donors to directly transfer resources to the extreme poor. Using the latest technology at every step, we locate poor households, integrate them into electronic payments networks like M-Pesa, and transfer your donation directly to a recipient via his/her cell phone. Recipients then use the transfers to pursue their own goals. We charge donors the full cost of delivering this service and nothing more.

GiveDirectly holds the #2 overall rating for non-profit effectiveness by GiveWell and received the inaugural Google Global Impact Award. Our unorthodox approach -- allowing the poor, and not the donor, to choose where they invest -- has prompted extensive debate with headlines ranging from “The Best and Simplest Way to Fight Global Poverty” (Slate) to “Can Four Economists Build the Most Economically Efficient Charity Ever?” (Atlantic) and “Is it Nuts to Give to the Poor Without Strings Attached?” (New York Times Magazine).

GiveDirectly offers a platform for donors to directly transfer resources to the extreme poor. Using the latest technology at every step, we locate poor households, integrate them into electronic payments networks like M-Pesa, and…

Issue Areas Include

  • Economic Development
  • Philanthropy
  • Poverty

Location

  • PO Box 3221, New York, NY 10008, United States

Current listings by GiveDirectly

JobsLocationDate Posted
Data/Systems EngineerNew York, NYJune 3, 2021
AI/ML Data ScientistNew York, NYJune 3, 2021
Senior ManagerLilongwe, Central Region, MalawiJune 3, 2021
Associate, CEO's OfficeNew York, NYJune 3, 2021
VP of PartnershipsNew York, NYJune 3, 2021
Growth AssociateNew York, NYJune 3, 2021
Senior Manager, US Country OfficeNew York, NYMay 17, 2021

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