One for the World is laser focused on cost-effectiveness. Did you know that some charities are estimated to be 100-1000X more effective than others? Our partnership with Givewell, the leading charity evaluator, ensures that 100% of donations go directly to the most effective charities at tackling global extreme poverty. You can read more about the charities we support here https://1fortheworld.org/our-nonprofit-partners
To give you an idea of the problem, roughly 750 million people live on less than $1.90 a day, and 14,500 children under the age of 5 die every day from completely preventable causes, such as malaria, malnutrition, and diarrhoea. At One for the World, we believe that those that have the power to do something about this should.
That’s where the 1% pledge comes in. Most of us can live comfortably retaining 99% of our annual income. The 1% that we pledge to One for the World could mean the difference between life and death for thousands of people living in extreme poverty.
The great thing about the pledge is that you start donating when you start earning, not while you’re a student, and it is completely flexible to allow you to change it as and when your situation changes. It is also non-binding.
One for the World regularly updates our portfolio of nonprofit partners to ensure that you are always maximizing your impact. We also provide you with an Impact Report that tells you how effective your dollars have been at preventing disease and saving lives. Take a look at the 2021-2022 impact report here https://static1.squarespace.com/static/628957e46790be14e8f78298/t/63863a81a1b4dc0d0019ab37/1669741191396/2021-2022+Impact+Report_One+for+the+World_Nov.pdf
This year at LSE, we want to:
-Hold regular socials and events, collaborating with other societies and groups
-Host speaker events with engaging and interesting people
-Invite the LSE community to take the 1% pledge and commit to tackling extreme poverty
Ways to get involved:
-Follow our social media to see what we’re up to! @1fortheworld.lse on Instagram
-Become a student ambassador and advocate for One for the World in your networks, while gaining access to a large community of students, academics, and professionals across the world.
-Attend our events!
-Organise a coffee chat with us to have a more in depth discussion about what we do (feel free to dm us on instagram to do this)
-Take the 1% pledge http://donational.org/oftw-LSE
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We hope you are all looking forward to this year’s Golden Era!