SCI Foundation

As of March 2022,SCI has been a GiveWell top-rated charity since 2011.[2] [3] GiveWell estimates that SCI can deworm a child at a cost of around $1.[2][3]

SCI has been a GiveWell top-rated charity since 2011.[4] (For the year 2019, GiveWell maintained their recommendation, but noted that while "SCI offers donors an outstanding opportunity to accomplish good with their donations [...], at this time, it does not have capacity to use new donations effectively." This notice was removed in 2020.)[5]

As of May 2022, SCI Foundation has received over $3.1 million in funding from Open Philanthropy,[6] and is also featured in The Life You Can Save's list of "best charities".[6]7]

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    SCI Foundation (2020) Our history, SCI Foundation.

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    For the year 2019, GiveWell maintained their recommendation, but noted that while "SCI offers donors an outstanding opportunity to accomplish good with their donations [...], at this time, it does not have capacity to use new donations effectively."[8] This notice was removed in 2020.

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    GiveWell (2021) SCI Foundation, GiveWell, November.

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    GiveWell (2021) Our top charities, GiveWell, November.

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    GiveWell (2021)Open Philanthropy (2022) 2021 GiveWell cost-effectiveness analysis — version 3Grants database, GiveWellOpen Philanthropy, July 6.

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    GiveWell (2019) Our top charities, GiveWell, November..

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    The Life You Can Save (2021) Best charities, The Life You Can Save.

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    GiveWell (2019) Our top charities, GiveWell, November.

As of December 2021,March 2022, GiveWell estimates that SCI can deworm a child at a cost of around $1.[2][3]

GiveWell (2021d)(2021) All content on SCI Foundation, GiveWell, November.

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    SCI Foundation (2020) Our history, SCI Foundation.

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    GiveWell (2021) SCI Foundation, GiveWell, November.

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    GiveWell (2021) Our top charities, GiveWell, November.

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    GiveWell (2021c)(2021) 2021 GiveWell cost-effectiveness analysis — version 3, GiveWell, July 6.

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    GiveWell (2019) Our top charities, GiveWell, November.

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    The Life You Can Save (2021) Best charities, The Life You Can Save.

SCI has been a GiveWell top-rated charity since 2011.[4] (For the year 2019, GiveWell maintained their recommendation, but noted that while "SCI offers donors an outstanding opportunity to accomplish good with their donations [...], at this time, it does not have capacity to use new donations effectively." This notice was removed in 2020.)[5] SCI is also featured in The Life You Can Save's list of "best charities" (The Life You Can Save 2021).[6]

SCI was founded in 2002 as an initiative within Imperial College London with a £20 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (SCI Foundation 2020).[1] In 2019, SCI became an independent organization, adopting its current name (SCI Foundation 2020).name.[1]

As of December 2021, GiveWell estimates that SCI can deworm a child at a cost of around $1 (GiveWell 2021a; GiveWell 2021b).$1.[2][3]

SCI has been a GiveWell top-rated charity since 2011 (GiveWell 2020c). (For2011.[4] (For the year 2019, GiveWell maintained their recommendation, but noted that while "SCI offers donors an outstanding opportunity to accomplish good with their donations [...], at this time, it does not have capacity to use new donations effectively." This notice was removed in 2020 (GiveWell 2019).2020.)[5] SCI is also featured in The Life You Can Save's list of "best charities" (The Life You Can Save 2021).[6]

BibliographyFurther reading

GiveWell (2019) Our top charities, GiveWell, November.

GiveWell (2021a) SCI Foundation, GiveWell, November.

GiveWell (2021b) Our top charities, GiveWell, November.

GiveWell (2021c) 2021 GiveWell cost-effectiveness analysis — version 3, GiveWell, July 6.

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    SCI Foundation (2020) Our history, SCI Foundation.

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    GiveWell (2021) SCI Foundation, GiveWell, November.

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    GiveWell (2021) Our top charities, GiveWell, November.

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    GiveWell (2019) Our top charities, GiveWell, November.

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    The Life You Can Save (2021) Best charities, The Life You Can Save.

As of JuneDecember 2021, GiveWell estimates that SCI can deworm 100 childrena child at a cost of about $100, leading to a cumulative $1,100 in additional earnings over the course of the children's livesaround $1 (GiveWell 2020a;2021a; GiveWell 2020b)2021b).

GiveWell (2020a)(2021a) SCI Foundation, GiveWell, November.

GiveWell (2020b)(2021b) Our top charities, GiveWell, November.

GiveWell (2020c)(2021c) 2021 GiveWell cost-effectiveness analysis — version 3, GiveWell, July 6.

GiveWell (2021d) All content on SCI Foundation, GiveWell, November.

SCI has been a GiveWell top-rated charity since 2011 (GiveWell 2020b)2020c). (For the year 2019, GiveWell maintained their recommendation, but noted that while "SCI offers donors an outstanding opportunity to accomplish good with their donations [...], at this time, it does not have capacity to use new donations effectively." This notice was removed in 2020 (GiveWell 2019).) SCI is also featured in The Life You Can Save's list of "best charities" (The Life You Can Save 2021).

GiveWell (2019) Our top charities, GiveWell, November.

GiveWell (2020a) SCI Foundation, GiveWell, November.

GiveWell (2020a) SCI Foundation, GiveWell, November.

GiveWell (2020b) Our top charities, GiveWell, November.

SCI has been a GiveWell top-rated charity since 2011 (GiveWell 2020)2020b). (For the year 2019, GiveWell maintained their recommendation, but noted that while "SCI offers donors an outstanding opportunity to accomplish good with their donations [...], at this time, it does not have capacity to use new donations effectively." This notice was removed in 2020 (GiveWell 2019).) SCI is also featured in The Life You Can Save's list of "best charities" (The Life You Can Save 2021).

SCI has been a GiveWell top-rated charity since 2011 (GiveWell 2020). (For the year 2019, GiveWell maintained their recommendation, but noted that while "SCI offers donors an outstanding opportunity to accomplish good with their donations [...], at this time, it does not have capacity to use new donations effectively." This notice was removed in 2020 (GiveWell 2019).) SCI is also featured in The Life You Can Save features SCI in their's list of "best charities" (The Life You Can Save 2021).

SCI has been a GiveWell top-rated charity every year since 2011 (Sánchez(GiveWell 2020). (For the year 2019, GiveWell maintained their recommendation, but noted that while "SCI offers donors an outstanding opportunity to accomplish good with their donations [...], at this time, it does not have capacity to use new donations effectively." This notice was removed in 2020 (GiveWell 2019).) The Life You Can Save features SCI in their list of "best charities" (The Life You Can Save 2021).

GiveWell (2020b) Our top charities, GiveWell, November.

History

SCI was founded in 2002 as an initiative within Imperial College London with a £20 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (SCI Foundation 2020). In 2019, SCI became an independent organization, adopting its current name (SCI Foundation 2020).

Evaluation

As of June 2021, GiveWell estimates that SCI can deworm 100 children at a cost of about $100, leading to a cumulative $1,100 in additional earnings over the course of the children's lives (GiveWell 2020a; GiveWell 2020b).

SCI has been a GiveWell top-rated charity every year since 2011 (Sánchez 2019). The Life You Can Save features SCI in their list of "best charities" (The Life You Can Save 2021).

Bibliography

GiveWell (2020a) SCI Foundation, GiveWell, November.

GiveWell (2020b) Our top charities, GiveWell, November.

GiveWell (2020c) All content on SCI Foundation, GiveWell, November.

Sánchez, Sebastián et al. (2019) Timeline of Schistosomiasis Control Initiative, Timelines Wiki, March 9 (updated 16 April 2021‎).

SCI Foundation (2020) Our history, SCI Foundation.

The Life You Can Save (2021) Best charities, The Life You Can Save.

The SCI Foundation (SCI), formerly known as the Schistosomiasis Control Initiative, is a charity that works with governments in sub-Saharan Africa to create or scale up deworming programs.

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