Tag: GiveDirectly

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Stacey Abrams, Cory Booker and Andrew Yang announce push to provide direct cash payments to SNAP recipients

(CNN) – Stacey Abrams joined forces Andrew Yang on Tuesday to announce the launch of a new campaign aimed at providing $1,000 in …

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Has the time finally come for universal basic income?

In the past few weeks, calls for a universal basic income have been louder than ever. Even the US …

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A photo update from 5 families receiving a basic income

In 2017, GiveDirectly launched a Universal Basic Income Program. As part of this program, we are running a randomized control …

A GiveDirectly staffer conducts an introductory community meeting in a rural Kenyan village.

A charity dropped a massive stimulus package on rural Kenya — and transformed the economy

For about a decade now, the charity GiveDirectly has been distributing cash straight to poor residents in sub-Saharan Africa, starting in …

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Google and GiveDirectly are creating a rapid response team to immediately provide unconditional cash to victims of the next natural disaster

Every natural disaster is different, and how people respond in their aftermath is different, too. For aid groups that …