Sightsavers — Deworming Programs (January 2019)

School children are measured by their teachers to ensure they take the correct dosage of schistosomiasis treatment in Farim, Guinea Bissau. (Photo courtesy of Sightsavers)
Organization Name 
Award Date 
1/2019
Grant Amount 
$9,700,000
Purpose 
To support deworming programs.
Topic (focus area) 

The Open Philanthropy Project recommended a grant of $9,700,000 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 GiveWell’s review of Sightsavers’ deworming program to learn more about the charity’s activities and follow its progress.