Good Ventures awarded a grant of $50,000 to Nyaya Health for general operating support in recognition of GiveWell’s "standout" charity ranking in 2011. The purpose of the grant is to support Nyaya Health’s efforts to provide free healthcare in rural Nepal and to recognize Nyaya's commitment to sharing an unusally large amount of information about its work, both positive and negative. Learn more about our rationale for supporting Nyaya Health.
GiveWell recommends charities that (1) focus on programs with a strong track record and excellent cost-effectiveness, (2) can use additional funding to expand their core programs and (3) are exceptionally transparent. Our grants to GiveWell-recommended charities are intended to help these outstanding organizations scale their programs and to signal the importance of qualities like cost-effectiveness and transparency to other charities and donors. These grants are unrestricted so that the organizations can decide for themselves how best to translate the funds into impact. Read GiveWell’s review of Nyaya Health to learn more about its activities and follow its progress.