Nov 03, 2021
Senior Product Designer Featured
About GiveDirectly: GiveDirectly (GD) aims to reshape international giving - and millions of lives - by allowing donors to provide capital grants directly to the world’s poorest. The Brookings Institution estimates that $70B of cash transfers would be required to eliminate the poverty gap; the aid sector currently spends $135B each year, much of which is allocated to evidence-free interventions. GiveDirectly wants to change that, establishing a benchmark, and in the process accelerate the end of extreme poverty. GiveDirectly has raised over $700M in revenue ($320M in 2020 alone), while being recognized as one of the most innovative non-profit companies by Fast Company . The growing movement toward cash transfers and GD’s role in that movement have also been featured in This American Life , Foreign Affairs , The Economist , and Business Insider . Cash transfers are at a potential inflection point: COVID-19 has amplified the challenges of bulkier...
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