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Sightsavers — Deworming Programs (January 2018)

Susan, pictured, taking her treatment for schistosomiasis during a school deworming program in Lokoja, Nigeria. (Photo courtesy of Sightsavers)
Organization Name 
Award Date 
1/2018
Grant Amount 
$2,500,000
Purpose 
To support deworming programs.
Topic (focus area) 

The Open Philanthropy Project awarded a grant of $2,500,000 to Sightsavers to support deworming programs, 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 <a href=https://www.givewell.org/charities/sightsavers”>GiveWell’s review of Sightsavers’ deworming program to learn more about the charity’s activities and follow its progress.