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100% of your donation (minus credit card fees, if applicable) goes to the cause of your choice. Additional fees are generously covered by Charity Science.

If you are making a donation of $200 or more, please send an email to so we can provide you with alternative donation options that could cut back significantly on third-party fees.

GiveDirectly allows donors to give money directly to extremely poor households with no strings attached. It aims to drive efficiency in international giving by making direct transfers the benchmark on which others are evaluated. GiveDirectly is top-rated by leading charity evaluator GiveWell.

All dollar and gift amounts on this donation page are in Canadian Dollars (CAD).