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Comment author: amirography 06 January 2018 06:27:29PM 0 points [-]

Hey all. I have a personal challenge. I'm a student from Iran. And I want to be a more effective altruist. However I'm not sure how. So here are a few points to consider: 1.There are no channels like givewell.org for charities here. And most charities are horrible at best here. 2. As Iran is boycotted, sending money overseas is rather hard and inefficient (though more efficient than local charities) 3. as an student, I have little money to spare (few dollars every week).
4. Also as a double majors student, I have no time time to spare as well. So money is all I can do.

So what can I do?