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Deworm the World Initiative — General Support (December 2014)

A child receives a deworming pill in Vihiga, Kenya as part of the Kenyan government's National School-Based Deworming Program. (Photo courtesy of Evidence Action)
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Published: August 2016

Note: This grant was awarded while the Open Philanthropy Project was a partnership between GiveWell and Good Ventures.

Good Ventures awarded a grant of $250,000 to Evidence Action’s Deworm the World Initiative (DtWI) for general operating support1 in recognition of DtWI’s earning a “top charity” ranking from GiveWell in 2014. See GiveWell’s review of DtWI for more about its activities and to follow its progress.

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    The Deworm the World Initiative is led by Evidence Action. This grant was made in the form of unrestricted support to Evidence Action, doing business as Alethia Solutions, with an informal understanding that we intend these funds to support the Deworm the World Initiative, following GiveWell’s recommendation and our own preference for providing unrestricted support to organizations.