GiveDirectly — General Support (January 2016)

A GiveDirectly cash transfer recipient in Kenya's Koga village in October 2014. She used her transfer to plant maize and beans, buy two cows and build a goat pen. (Photo courtesy of GiveDirectly)
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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 $9.75 million to GiveDirectly for general operating support in January 2016, in recognition of the organization’s earning a “top charity” ranking from GiveWell in 2015. See GiveWell’s review of GiveDirectly for more about its activities and to follow its progress.