One for the World has partnered with GiveWell to compile a list of recommended charities based on extensive research and analysis. One for the World’s portfolio consists of 16 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
Distributes preventive anti-malarial drugs to children 3 to 59 months old in order to prevent illness and death from malaria during peak seasons of malaria transmission. For more information check out our two page overview or read GiveWell’s review.
Provides critical nutrition via direct Vitamin A supplementation to at-risk children around the world to prevent blindness and mortality. For more information check out our two page overview or read GiveWell’s review.
The Rest of the One for the World Portfolio
Development Media International (DMI) uses radio and TV campaigns on health issues to change behaviors and save lives.
Evidence Action’s Dispenser’s for Safe Water program provides chlorine dispensers for the decontamination of drinking water to prevent diarrhea.
Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) uses salt iodization to protect against the most common cause of preventable brain damage at about 20 cents per person.
Iodine Global Network (IGN) works towards universal salt iodization to prevent brain damage for pennies per person so all children can reach their full cognitive potential.
Project Healthy Children supports food fortification, one of the most effective, affordable, and sustainable means of preventing disabilities and deaths globally.
Food Fortification Initiative promotes flour and rice fortification programs in addition to assisting governments design and implement their own programs, working to reduce folic acid and iron deficiencies.
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.
Evidence Action’s Deworm the World Initiative advocates for, supports, and evaluates government-run school-based deworming programs to improve health and schooling outcomes.
END Fund’s Deworming Program combats schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STH) by managing grants, providing technical assistance, and raising funding for deworming programs.
Sightsavers’ Deworming Program is a subset of the charities overall goal to prevent and treat neglected tropical diseases: it focuses on reducing schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STH) by advocating for, funding, and monitoring deworming programs.
Zusha! Road Safety Campaign distributes and popularizes stickers that encourage passengers to speak up and drivers to drive safely, reducing road accidents.