"Evidence Action scales proven development solutions to benefit millions of people around the world. We fill the gap between knowing “what works” and having impact at scale." - Evidence Action - One of The Life You Can Save's top recommended charities.
National Deworming Day India - A Successful Partnership Between the Government of India and
National Deworming Day India - A Successful Partnership Between the Government of India and Evidence Action leading to 179 million children dewormed in a single day. What an extraordinary achievement!
Here's a back to school pop quiz: name an effective educational intervention that costs less than a dollar per child? Answer: Deworming kids. Want to learn more? Check out our recommended charities: Evidence Action and Schistosomiasis Control Initiative. Image credit: Evidence Action. #children #health #poverty #altruism
Studies show that an effective way to increase school attendance in developing nations isn't providing notebooks or building roofs for schoolhouses. It's deworming! Contribute to a child's health and education today by supporting our Evidence Action
Evidence Action is currently working in Kenya, Malawi and Uganda to provide sustained access to clean water. Their project 'Dispensers for Safe Water' is a seemingly simple solution to the problem of unsafe water in rural and remote communities.
Our June newsletter is out, packed with information about our recommended non-profits Evidence Action, Living Goods, Fistula Foundation, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition and Village Enterprise as well as notes on Giving Games and edible water bottles!
Conspiracy theories as maladaptive coping A review called The Psychology of Conspiracy Theories sets out a theory of why individuals end up believing Elvis is alive NASA faked the moon landings or 9/11 was an inside job. Karen Douglas and colleagues suggest: Belief in conspiracy theories appears to be driven by motives that can be characterized as epistemic (understanding ones environment) existential (being safe and in control of ones environment) and social (maintaining a positive image…
Makes me laugh when people portray themselves to be something their not. Your actions speak louder than your words, which means nobody will ever believe a word you say.
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