More good ideas for charitable giving

It’s estimated that worms treatment has a benefit-to-cost ratio of 20:1! Also, it affects 2 billion people (400 million children) and costs only ~0.25 cents per kid to treat. Sounds like a fantastic use of charitable dollars.

– Give to “Room to Read” to fund education around the world.  ($250 for 1-yr of schooling for a girl who wouldn’t otherwise have the opportunity.)  http://www.roomtoread.org/involvement/adopt.html

– Below is a good post by Tim Ferris (author of the ‘lifestyle design’ book “4-Hour Work Week”.)  He gives convincing rationale for why you should give NOW (and not wait until you are older/have more money):

http://www.fourhourworkweek.com/blog/2007/10/04/karmic-capitalist-should-i-wait-until-im-rich-to-give/

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