Schistosomiasis Control Initiative — General Support (2018)

A schoolchild in Cote d’Ivoire receives praziquantel treatment for schistosomiasis from a member of the drug distribution team. (Photo courtesy of the Schistosomiasis Control Initiative)
Award Date 
3/2018
Grant Amount 
$2,500,000
Purpose 
General support.
Topic (focus area) 

The Open Philanthropy Project recommended a grant of $2,500,000 to the Schistosomiasis Control Initiative (SCI) via Imperial College Foundation for general support, due to its status as a GiveWell top charity. We followed the recommendation of GiveWell staff regarding how to allocate grantmaking between GiveWell top charities.

Read GiveWell’s review of SCI to learn more about the charity’s activities and follow its progress.