GiveDirectly helps people escape poverty through cash transfers. People living in poverty or close to poverty are disproportionately affected by crisis, and it’s estimated that two thirds of people living in extreme poverty will be living in fragile and conflict-affected situations by 2030.1 A well-timed cash transfer can help people affected by crises meet their […]
Blog - Yearly Archives: 2024
Candid thoughts from staff, donors, and recipients on our work and the broader movement towards cash transfers.
The Economist visited a community in Baringo county, Kenya that received GiveDirectly cash transfers. In this article in their Philanthropy Issue, they share the impact that the payments have had on the recipients they met, as well as the scalability and evidence around cash. January 10, 2024 There are signs of new wealth all around […]
If you’re reading this, you probably already know giving cash directly to someone in poverty works, and are donating based on the research and evidence. You might also believe that you decide where to give based solely on a nonprofit’s mission or effectiveness. However, most of us can be nudged to give based on less-than-logical […]