How does spending funds on training young people compare to handing them the cash instead? Today we released the initial study results.
Candid thoughts from staff, donors, and recipients on our work and the broader movement towards cash transfers.
New research results: How do cash transfers impact the people who don’t receive them?
In 2014, GiveDirectly partnered with academic researchers to launch our largest study ever in Kenya. The ultimate goal: find out how cash transfers affect local economies, including nearby non-recipients, enterprises and markets. Now, in 2019, the results of this research have been released.
What’s the best way to help the people who supply the things we buy every day?
Our latest research in 4 sentences: Over the course of 3 payments in 4 months, GiveDirectly delivered $1,000 to 3,415 households in coffee growing communities. One year later, we surveyed them to measure their economic well-being and coffee production. Recipients of the cash consumed more, earned more, had more assets, and greater food security. Also, coffee […]