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Schistosomiasis Control Initiative — General Support (2013)

The Schistosomiasis Control Initiative treats a girl with praziquantel for schistosomiasis at the launch of the Ugandan NTD programme in Entebbe, Uganda in October 2013. (Photo courtesy of SCI)
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To support SCI's efforts to assist African governments in treating neglected tropical diseases at scale
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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 $750,000 to the Schistosomiasis Control Initiative (SCI) for general operating support, via the Imperial College Foundation, in recognition of SCI’s earning a “top charity” ranking from GiveWell in 2013. See GiveWell’s review of SCI for more about its activities and to follow its progress.