I’ll be on NPR Marketplace today, talking about why we think you can do more good by putting time into researching your giving than into volunteering. Local air times/stations here. I expect the audio will be online afterward (at which point I’ll edit it into this post).
The GiveWell Blog
Month: December 2008
The first question: What do you do?
The first question I have for any charity is, “What do you do?” Not “What are you trying to accomplish?” (example: “Fight AIDS”) but “What activities are you carrying out and where?” (example: “School-based education programs emphasizing protection in Mozambique”). It’s a simple question, and an obviously important one: as the Disease Control Priorities Report…
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Nicholas Kristof chimes in. Our previous coverage here.