How is impact calculated, and what do the visualisations mean
Our purpose at GiveWheel is to create a better donor experience, and allow you to better understand the impacts of your donations.
As part of a charity's page, we encourage all organisations to add impact details. These are quantified and provide an indicative representation of the impact an individual has made, through all their donations to date.
Example: a user has donated £55 to your organisation in the year, and your impacts are set as 1. £20 = Vaccination(s). 2. £10 = Clean water for an individual. 3. £5 = Meal(s). A user will see their impact as:
Note: these impacts are presented to the user as an indication/representative. The charity does not have to use funds for these specific purposes.
We recommend that charities list quantifiable impacts/metrics, such as meals funded, helpline hours, individuals helped, rather than non-specific such as funding research. Examples of impact descriptions:
GOOD: £5 = mosquito nets
INCOMPLETE: £5 = helping prevent malaria
GOOD: £150 = bed in a homeless shelter for a week
INCOMPLETE: £65 = helping cure disease