Deworm The World Initiative

A school child is given an Albendazole deworming tablet at a Deworming Day in Delhi (Image: Evidence Action /

You do not have Javascript enabled. Some elements of this website may not work correctly.

Just so you know... We're in the process of updating all of our research pages. While we're doing this, some content may be temporarily missing or incomplete. If you have any questions, please email the research team at Sorry for any inconvenience!

Deworm the World Initiative provides technical assistance and funds for programmes that treat people for parasitic worms



Promising Top Charity

Deworm The World Initiative is one of our Top Charities. Your donation to Deworm The World Initiative is likely to have a high impact.

Impact Summary

  • Cost Effectiveness: 4.5/5
  • Robustness of Evidence: 2.5/5
  • Track Record: 3.5/5
  • Room for More Funding: Yes
Learn More

Cause Impact

  • Importance: 2/5
  • Tractability: 5/5
  • Neglectedness: 4/5
Learn More Parasitic Worms

Fast Facts

  • Intestinal worms like hookworm, roundworm, and whipworm are Neglected Tropical Diseases, which don't currently get the attention they deserve
  • 875 million children require annual treatment
  • The treatment is cheap and easy. By providing technical assistance to governments, Deworm The World can help deworm children for around 50 cents / person / year