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Deworm the World Initiative — General Support (January 2017)

Students participating in deworming day at a local primary school in Hyderabad. (Photo courtesy of CJ Clarke/Children's Investment Fund Foundation)
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To support the Deworm the World Initiative
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Published: April 2017

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

Good Ventures awarded a grant of $4,470,000 to Evidence Action in support of its Deworm the World Initiative in January 2017, in recognition of the Initiative earning a “top charity” ranking from GiveWell in 2016.

GiveWell recommends charities that (1) focus on programs with a strong track record and excellent cost-effectiveness, (2) can use additional funding to expand their core programs and (3) are exceptionally transparent. Our grants to GiveWell-recommended charities are intended to help these outstanding organizations scale their programs and to signal the importance of qualities like cost-effectiveness and transparency to other charities and donors. Read GiveWell’s review of the Deworm the World Initiative to learn more about the charity’s activities and follow its progress.