Our story so far

2017
2017

The kindling

2018
2018

The spark

  • Michael delivers a ‘prequel’ talk at EAGxNetherlands to address the theoretical concerns about the nature and measurement of wellbeing.
  • He argues that impact should be measured using subjective wellbeing questions such as “Overall, how satisfied are you with your life, nowadays?” (0 – 10) rather than relying on objective indicators of health and wealth.
  • This does spark interest. A group of volunteers begin the Mental Health Programme Evaluation Project to find the best charities working on mental health in low-income countries.
2019
2019

Incubation

2020
2020

The groundwork

2021
2021

Making comparisons

2022
2022

What’s next?

    • Micro-interventions – deworming, cataract surgery, mental health apps, and cement flooring
    • Meso-interventions – lead regulation, immigration policy, and improving access to pain relief
    • Macro-interventions – building a £10 million portfolio of philanthropic funding opportunities