We disagree on a lot, but we agree that the poorest people in the world deserve better.
Join us in donating money directly to them. When we argue on the internet it’s good to have a sense of perspective. We have some serious disagreements (eg here, here or here) but we shouldn’t lose sight of some even more important things we agree on. We agree that the poorest people in the world deserve our concern and that giving money to them directly is a really effective way of doing this. GiveDirectly is as straightforward as effective charity gets, you just give money and they distribute it!
GiveDirectly is good because:
Christmas is a time for coming together. And in the spirit of that, let’s agree to help the world's poorest.
Émile is a philosopher whose work focuses on the nature and causes of human extinction, its ethical implications, and the history of the idea.
Nathan works in forecasting and prediction markets trying to find new ways for us to gather the information together.
Cause area: Improving human wellbeing GiveDirectly is a nonprofit that lets donors send money directly to the world’s poorest households. GiveDirectly believes people living in poverty deserve the dignity to choose for themselves how best to improve their lives — cash enables that choice.