The Life You Can Save’s
Best Charities for Giving Season
Bill and Melinda Gates offered a stark warning in the Gates Foundation’s recent update: “Decades of stunning progress in the fight against poverty and disease may be on the verge of stalling… If current trends continue, the number of poor people in the world will stop falling—and could even start to rise.”
Against this historical backdrop, our actions may seem inconsequential. But nothing could be further from the truth. If you’re reading this, you have the opportunity to change, or even save, the life of someone in extreme poverty.
By supporting the work of outstanding nonprofits, you can make a concrete difference in the world. The Life You Can Save, the organization I founded, has compiled a list of recommended nonprofits, selected by experts for their cost-effectiveness and evidence of impact. And the numbers aren’t the only reason to get excited about these charities; the stories of how their work impacts the lives of real people are truly inspiring.
USD $59 can provide an anesthetist for a fistula surgery (on average, varying by country). Donate now
USD $250 can purchase 125 bednets to help protect 225 people living in malaria-stricken areas from infected mosquitoes for three to four years on average. Donate now
USD$ 1,510 can provide a year of support for a Ugandan Community Health Promoter, serving a population of roughly 800 people with vital health products and services. Donate now