providing a mattress and other resources to a child with disabilities

Disability Outreach Soroti

Our Disability Outreach programme in Soroti, Uganda, seeks to dismantle the barriers caused by prejudice and poverty for children with disabilities - barriers which often prevent them accessing medical care, attending school and being valued by their communities.
children working hard farming

Empowerment For Education

An estimated 88% of Ethiopian children live in poverty. Not just financial insecurity, but a multi-dimensional poverty which includes lack of access to basic needs like housing, sanitation or education. In rural areas inequality runs deepest. The rural southern region of Ethiopia known as SNNPR is one of three regions where a staggering 91% of children live in poverty, compared to just 18% in the capital Addis Ababa.

Christmas Appeal 2020

In Koshe, children start school late and drop out quickly. Instead of learning skills in the classroom, they go straight to work, in the fields, in the home, on the streets, earning what pennies they can.
Children at school in Damascus, Syria

House of Hope

Pre-war Syria was considered one of the most educated countries in the Middle East, and standards of living were generally good. Eight years of civil war have changed everything.
A girl with disabilities in Rukungiri using wooden walking sticks

Rukungiri Disability

The combination of poverty and disability is toxic. Add stigma and discrimination, and the mix is even more destructive.

Sowing Seeds of Hope: Harvest Appeal 2018

When your partner provides violence and abuse instead of love and protection, your family won’t intervene, and you are desperate to keep your children safe, where do you go?

Guatemala: Street Children

In Guatemala over 54% of people live below the poverty line, with 13% living in extreme poverty. Nearly one-half of under-5s are chronically malnourished, one of the highest malnutrition rates in the world. 18.5% of the population aged over 15 cannot read or write.

Wau Teacher Training

South Sudan is the world’s newest nation, and one of the world’s most fragile states. Years of war and violence mean education in South Sudan has been severely disrupted for generations. Only 27% of adults are literate, and prospects for children are dire.

Lent Appeal 2017

Change lives for Karenni families still suffering the effects of over fifty years of civil war being fought through their villages.