GiveDirectly

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    GiveDirectly is a nonprofit organization that helps families living in extreme poverty by providing unconditional cash transfers to them via mobile phone-linked payment services. It uses national data and door-to-door surveys to seek out the poorest households, then locates recipients, integrates them into electronic payments networks, and monitors transfers end-to-end.
    TypePrivate
    Founded2008
    HQNew York, US
    Websitegivedirectly.org
    Employee Ratings4.4

    Latest Updates

    Employees (est.) (May 2020)251(+5%)

    Key People/Management at GiveDirectly

    Jacquelline Fuller

    Jacquelline Fuller

    Director (US)
    Rohit Wanchoo

    Rohit Wanchoo

    Director (US)
    Samuel Mwamburi Mwale

    Samuel Mwamburi Mwale

    Director (Kenya)
    Jamila Abass

    Jamila Abass

    Country Director, Morocco
    Meylakh Barshay

    Meylakh Barshay

    Director of Technology
    Michael Cooke

    Michael Cooke

    Research Director
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    GiveDirectly Office Locations

    GiveDirectly has an office in New York
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    GiveDirectly Financials and Metrics

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    Founding Date

    2008
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    GiveDirectly Online and Social Media Presence

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    GiveDirectly News and Updates

    GiveDirectly will start giving away $1,000 to people most affected by the coronavirus shutdown

    The government has talked about sending everyone a check to respond to the economic crisis. GiveDirectly, a charity known for its cash transfers to the poorest people in Africa, is going to start now. GiveDirectly, a charitable nonprofit whose mission is to “send money directly to the extreme poor,”…

    GiveDirectly Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was GiveDirectly founded?

      GiveDirectly was founded in 2008.

    • Who are GiveDirectly key executives?

      GiveDirectly's key executives are Jacquelline Fuller, Rohit Wanchoo and Samuel Mwamburi Mwale.

    • How many employees does GiveDirectly have?

      GiveDirectly has 251 employees.

    • Who are GiveDirectly competitors?

      Competitors of GiveDirectly include France FinTech, Help Freely Foundation and TechBikers.

    • Where are GiveDirectly offices?

      GiveDirectly has an office in New York.

    • How many offices does GiveDirectly have?

      GiveDirectly has 1 office.