This statement demonstrates Poverty Action’s firm commitment to your privacy. Aside from limited information that we track to make our website more useful to viewers, we only store information about you that you choose to provide. This policy is your guide to how we will handle information we learn about you from your visit to the website.

Use of links

On our website, we provide links to other services which may contain information of interest to you. We take no responsibility for and exercise no control over the organizations, views or accuracy of the information contained on other servers. Creating a text link from your website to our website does not require permission.

Use of text & images

If you would like to publish information that you find on our website, please send your request to Where text or images are posted on our site with the permission of the original copyright holder, a copyright statement accompanies the text or images. For information about using our logo and images, contact us at


Our site uses Google Analytics to track website usage, which creates a limited number of anonymized cookies about how people use our website. Additionally, we log all search terms anonymously. We use this information to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of our website and to help us make the site more useful to visitors. No personally identifying information other than what users voluntarily provide is stored.

Online profile updates & donations

If you complete the Profile update form and share your personally identifying information, we will use this information only to provide you more targeted content. We may use your contact information to send you further information about Poverty Action or to contact you when necessary. You may always opt out of receiving future mailings/emailings; see the “opt out” section below.

Sending us an email

You may also decide to send us personally identifying information – for example, in an email message containing a question or comment, or by filling out a webform that provides us this information. We use personally identifying information from email primarily to respond to your requests. We may forward your email to other Poverty Action employees who are better able to answer your questions. We may also use your email to contact you in the future about our programs.

Opt out or change your contact information

Our site provides users the opportunity to opt out of receiving communications from us. You may choose to receive only specific communications from us or none at all. You may also update your contact information previously provided to us through another online form or prior written, electronic or telephonic communications. You cannot remove yourself from our database, but you can prevent unwanted communications. To change your preferences or unsubscribe from Poverty Action communications, contact

Questions about our policies

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, please contact us at