At Giving What We Can, we evaluate the cost effectiveness of charities fighting poverty in the developing world. Currently, our health team are investigating the charity Project Healthy Children (PHC), a not-for-profit organisation that works to help governments in low income countries to implement food fortification programmes. We were interested to see whether PHC would be a charity we could recommend, as they had come to our attention for operating a very low cost strategy for effectively increasing micronutrient consumption in the developing world.
This report is a summary of our findings at this stage. For those who don't have time to read the whole thing, the bottom lines are: