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Fistula Foundation in The New York Times

In recent months, Fistula Foundation has had several mentions in the New York Times! As a part of a special series for New York Times subscribers, Pulitzer Prize winner Nicholas Kristof published a comprehensive guide on “How to Make the World a Better Place.” In a section dedicated to women and girls, Kristof highlighted Fistula…

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Huffington Post – Peter Singer: Celebrating a Champion of the World’s Poor

In celebration of philosopher Peter Singer’s 70th birthday, CEO Kate Grant shares the impact and importance of Peter Singer’s work in this Huffington Post article. Continue reading below! Celebrating a Champion of the World’s Poor Today, an extraordinary man turns 70 – philosopher Peter Singer, a pioneer boldly asserting that to live a truly moral…

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Effective Altruism – Wish Peter Singer a happy 70th birthday!

Effective-Altruism.com shares Life You Can Save’s announcement of Peter Singer’s birthday and details on recommended charities supporters can donate to in his honor! Wish Peter Singer a happy 70th birthday! This piece has been cross-posted from The Life You Can Save Blog . At The Life You Can Save, we’re celebrating this momentous day by…

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Maximize Your Giving Dollars With an Investing Mindset

By Alyce Lomax  December 16, 2015 It’s the season of giving, and there are scores of great causes and organizations to consider for your charitable dollars. Here at The Motley Fool, we use our annual Foolanthropy campaign to steer our community to highly efficient organizations that ensure their charitable giving has a big impact. We…

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Peter Singer and Paul Simon Team Up to Fight Fistula

The legendary Grammy-award winning singer-songwriter, Paul Simon, performed an intimate concert benefiting Fistula Foundation. The October 1st event, held in New York City, at the home of Katja Goldman and Michael Sonnenfeldt, raised over $150,000 to fund fistula surgery for women in need. The event came about because of a friendship formed nearly a decade…

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“Doing Good” Needed to Be Done a Bit Better

This article originally appeared on The Huffington Post. By Kate Grant CEO, Fistula Foundation William MacAskill is that rare creature: a true visionary and iconoclast, a bright rising star in the too often stodgy field of philanthropy. Like many people in the Effective Altruism movement, I anticipated this week’s release of MacAskill’s book Doing Good…

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Featured by The Life You Can Save

This month, our partners at The Life You Can Save recommended Fistula Foundation as one of eight recommended charities working to restore vital, long-term services to the people of Nepal. Fistula Foundation’s work to support the Fistula Ambassador Program run by our partners at the Uganda Village Project was also featured: To view the full…

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How to calculate your impact

Our partners at The Life You Can Save have launched a new calculator that helps you understand the impact of your donation. Visit their site today to see just how much good you can do with your donation to Fistula Foundation and the eleven other charities recommended by The Life You Can Save.

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The Life You Can Save

Fistula Foundation is honored to be a featured charity September 5th marks the 15th anniversary of the publication of The Singer Solution to World Poverty, a provocative and visionary op-ed piece by Princeton ethicist Professor Peter Singer, which ran in the New York Times. He went on to write a book called ”The Life You…

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Practical ethics precepts universally give to developing world over U.

Fistula Foundation is the beneficiary of Princeton students’ generosity thanks to a class designed by ethicist Peter Singer:   Practical ethics precepts universally give to developing world over U. By Konadu Amoakuh In an academic exercise with real-world applications, students in CHV 310: Practical Ethics were asked to determine whether charitable donations could be better…