Our Charities

One for the World has partnered with The Life You Can Save to compile a list of recommended charities based on extensive research and analysis. One for the World’s portfolio consists of 20 highly effective charities, of which we have designated five as One for the World Top Picks. Read more about our charity selection process here.

One for the World Top Picks


Provides free and cost-effective health care services, including hospitals, clinics and community health workers, to Nepal’s rural poor in partnership with government medical programs. For more information click here or visit the Possible website.


Population Services International
Makes it easy for people in the developing world to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire by marketing affordable products and services. For more information click here or visit the Population Services International website.


Living Goods
Creates networks of micro-entrepreneurs and community health workers to deliver proven interventions and life-saving products, such as soap, fortified foods and medicines. For more information click here or visit the Living Goods website.


Provides unconditional cash transfers to some of the poorest people in Kenya and Uganda using cell phone technology. For more information click here or visit the GiveDirectly website.                                                                                                                                       


Against Malaria Foundation
Distributes long lasting insecticide treated bednets to prevent malaria transmission for a cost of $2.50 per net. For more information click here or visit the Against Malaria Foundation website.

The Rest of the One for the World Portfolio

DMI - Development Media International uses radio and TV campaigns on health issues to change behaviors and save lives.

D-Rev designs and delivers quality, low-cost medical devices that save and transform lives of the global poor.

Evidence Action scales up interventions proven to help the world's poor, such as clean water systems, deworming treatments and income-increasing labor mobility.

Fistula Foundation supports obstetric fistula repair, moving women from social ostracism to reentry into family and community.

The Fred Hollows Foundation has restored sight to 2M+ people and aims to end avoidable blindness through low-cost eye surgery, doctor training, and community education.

GAIN - Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition uses salt iodization to protect against the most common cause of preventable brain damage at about 20 cents per person.

Helen Keller International's Vitamin A supplementation program provides critical nutrition to at-risk children around the world.

IGN - Iodine Global Network works towards universal salt iodization to prevent brain damage for pennies per person so all children can reach their full cognitive potential.

IPA - Innovations for Poverty Action researches and promotes poverty solutions that have impacted over 144 million people with improved health, education, and other benefits.

One Acre Fund supplies smallholder farmers with financing and training to grow their way out of hunger and poverty.

Oxfam works to sustainably improve lives through advocacy, disaster relief, education, health, sanitation and women's rights.

Project Healthy Children supports food fortification, one of the most effective, affordable, and sustainable means of preventing disabilities and deaths globally.

Seva implements eye care programs that serve nearly one million children and adults in 20 countries annually, including $50 vision-restoring cataract surgeries.

Schistosomiasis Control Initiative facilitates school-based distributions of deworming tablets, protecting children from debilitating diseases and improving school attendance for less than $0.75 per child.

Village Enterprise empowers the ultra poor in rural Africa to lift themselves out of poverty through small sustainable businesses and savings groups.