What can you do

Some organizations we know that make a difference


The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) is a network of affiliated professors around the world who are united by their use of Randomized Evaluations (REs) to answer questions critical to poverty alleviation. J-PAL's mission is to reduce poverty by ensuring that policy is based on scientific evidence.


A microfinance institution based in Morocco.


A microfinance institution based in India.

Entrepreneurship, Microfinance

A prominent NGO, originally from Bangladesh and now with operations in nine countries. From the website: "Our mission is to empower people and communities in situations of poverty, illiteracy, disease and social injustice. Our interventions aim to achieve large scale, positive changes through economic and social programmes that enable men and women to realise their potential."

Education, Health, Introduction

From the website: "Deworm the World brings together partner organizations and individuals around the world committed to improving children’s health and education by massively expanding deworming programs."


From the website: "Gram Vikas, which literally means 'Village Development' is an organization that has been working since 1979, to bring about sustainable improvement in the quality of life of poor and marginalised rural communities - mostly in Orissa [India]."


From the website: "HarvestPlus seeks to reduce hidden hunger and provide micronutrients to billions of people directly through the staple foods that they eat. We use a novel process called biofortification to breed higher levels of micronutrients directly into key staple foods."


From the website: "ICICI Foundation for Inclusive Growth (ICICI Foundation) was founded by the ICICI Group in early 2008 to give focus to its efforts to promote inclusive growth amongst low-income Indian households."

Political Economy

From the website: "The Institute of Empirical Research in Political Economy (IERPE or IREEP in French) was launched on January 7, 2004 by Professor Léonard Wantchékon (University of New York). IERPE is a not-for-profit institution that specializes in training and empirical research in the evaluation of public policy."


From the website: "The Micronutrient Initiative (MI) is the leading organization working exclusively to eliminate vitamin and mineral deficiencies in the world´s most vulnerable populations."