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How AI helped Togo's poorest citizens

Back in 2020, we ran a story about a humanitarian project in Togo organized by the non-profit GiveDirectly, UC Berkeley, and Togo’s Ministry of Digital Economy. Its aim: use AI to deliver humanitarian aid in the form of money to the poorest populations in the country. Now some of the results Read More...

Algorithm helps find world’s

Algorithm helps find world’s poorest people to send them cash directly

For the past decade, a charity called GiveDirectly has been sending direct cash transfers to people suffering from poverty around the world, particularly in Africa. The idea behind GiveDirectly is that direct cash transfers can make a far greater impact than government aid programs for poor Read More...