GiveDirectly

All Noun Adverb
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  • Info GiveDirectly is a nonprofit organization currently operating in Kenya and Uganda that aims to help people living in extreme poverty by making unconditional cash transfers to them via mobile phone (through m-Pesa). more...
  • An article in Digital Journal published at the same time also reviewed GiveDirectly's work.
  • Because existing non-profits were not taking advantage of the opportunity, they created GiveDirectly as a vehicle for transfering their own money.
  • GiveDirectly was founded by a team led by Paul Niehaus, then in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • GiveDirectly facilitates direct cash transfers to individual low-income households in East Africa.
  • GiveDirectly's operations were initially limited to Kenya.
  • GiveWell continued to stand by this label for GiveDirectly after publication of the official review in April 2012.
  • GiveDirectly seeks funds from individual donors on its website.
  • In November 2013, GiveDirectly officially announced that it had begun operations in Uganda.
  • In January 2014, an article in The Independent discussed GiveDirectly and what other charities thought of their cash transfer approach.
  • In November 2012, charity evaluator GiveWell published its latest official review of GiveDirectly.
  • The GiveDirectly board independently published a response on the GiveDirectly blog.
  • Based on this review, GiveWell ranked GiveDirectly as its #2 recommended charity for 2012 end-of-year giving.
  • In November 2013, in preparation for its 2013 end-of-year giving season, GiveWell published a new review of GiveDirectly.
  • Their findings and other critical commentary on GiveDirectly were featured in a segment of an episode of This American Life in August 2013.
  • The latter included a conversation with GiveDirectly on how their continued growth plans interacted with the technology that Segovia, the for-profit company created by GiveDirectly's founders, intended to develop.
  • Charity evaluator and effective giving advocate Giving What We Can published a blog post critiquing GiveWell's recommendation of GiveDirectly.
  • GiveDirectly originated in Cambridge, MA in 2008 when its founders were completing advanced degrees in economic development at Harvard and MIT.
  • In November 2012, charity evaluator GiveWell named GiveDirectly its #2 recommended charity for 2012 end-of-year giving.
  • GiveWell identified a number of strengths and weaknesses in GiveDirectly.
  • An article in The Economist on cash transfers in October 2013 discussed GiveDirectly's work in Kenya.
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