This week, let’s dump a few ice buckets to wipe out malaria too

Interesting perspective and a good discussion on measuring effectiveness of charities.

The ice bucket challenge is a symbol for much that’s wrong with contemporary charity: a celebration of good intentions without regard for good outcomes. It is iconic for what I call donor-focused philanthropy—making charitable giving about the giver, rather than about those who need help.


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