The British Council is the UK's international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. They work in over 100 countries with millions of people, connecting them with the United Kingdom, sharing UK cultures, assets such as English, the Arts, Education and ways of living and organising society.
CAFOD is the Catholic Agency for Overseas Development. It is the official overseas development and relief agency of the Catholic Church in England and Wales. CAFOD is a member of Caritas International
Child to Child is an international child rights development agency, located at the Institute of Education, University of London. Globally, Child to Child champions children’s right to be listened to and taken seriously. It believes that children should be involved in all matters which affect them. Its award-winning approach inspires children to work together to change their world, leading to healthier, safer lives and better access to school. It has been equipping the world’s leading agencies (Save the Children, Unicef) to work with children in this transformative way for over 30 years.
ChildFund International exists to help deprived , excluded and vulnerable children have the capacity to become young adults, parents and leaders who bring lasting and positive change to their communities. ChildFund promotes societies whose individuals and institutions participate in valuing, protecting and advancing the worth and rights of children. ChildFund has been working in Ethiopia since 1972.
ChildHope is a leading authority on child protection. They aim to develop the capacity of organisations in Africa, Asia and South America to reduce child abuse and expoitation, improve child justice and participation, and promote the rights of children affected by HIV and AIDS.
EveryChild is an international development charity working to stop children growing up vulnerable and alone. More than 24 million children grow up without parental care, their survival often threatened by greater risk of malnutrition, violence and exploitation; their future lost by missing out on school, and their childhood. Working with local partners we keep children safe when they are alone and at risk. We protect children in danger of ending up on their own by keeping families together. And we get children back to a safe and caring family, wherever we can.
Islamic Relief Worldwide is an international relief and development charity which promotes sustainable economic and social development by working with local communities - regardless of race, religion or gender. We currently have operational offices in 24 countries.
Kindernothilfe (KNH) was founded in1959 by a group of dedicated Christians in Duisburg, Germany, in order to help needy children in India. Over time, it has become one of the largest Christian organizations in Europe for children's aid
Leonard Cheshire Disability works with independent, locally managed partners in over 50 countries, many of whom share the Cheshire name. Together we support over 300 disability and development organisations that, in turn, support people with disabilities to access quality inclusive education, livelihoods, health and rehabilitation services, and a voice in their societies. Our work is underpinned by campaigns to change attitudes and policies, as well as a disability and development research centre run jointly with University College London.
Plan is one of the largest child centred community development organisations in the world. They work in 62 countries on projects and initiatives that address the causes of poverty and its consequences on children's lives.
Save the Children fights for children in the UK and around the world who suffer from poverty, disease, injustice and violence. They work with them to find lifelong answers to the problems they face.
SOS Children's Villages is an international, independent, non-governmental and social development organisation, which has been active in the field of children's needs, concerns and rights since 1949. Its activities focus on neglected and abandoned children and orphans, as well as disadvantaged families.
Tearfund is an evangelical Christian relief and development charity that works with partners in more than 70 countries throughout the world. It is passionate about the local church bringing justice and transforming lives overcoming global poverty .
Since its creation in 1960, the mission of Terre des Hommes International Federation has been to come to the aid of children in need. It endeavours at all times to defend the rights of children, in times of war and natural disasters, or in less publicised situations of distress.
Viva is a global movement of Christians making a difference for children at risk. Working in over 40 countries and in partnership with international and local projects, Viva reaches 1.8 million children
War Child Holland is an independent and impartial international non-governmental organisation investing in a peaceful future for children affected by armed conflict. War Child Holland empowers children and young people whilst enabling adults to bring about positive lasting changes in the lives of conflict affected children and young people
ADED - Appui au development de l'enfant en distresse, is a non-government organisation established in 2000 to support the development of children in distress in the Democartic Republic of Congo. The work is carried out in two territories of the eastern provice of South Kivu. ADED projects focus on five areas: health, education, environment, malunutrition and child rights. ADED believe that children grow best in families and that the most effective strategy for addressing the needs of children made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS and poverty is to strengthen the capacity of families and communities to provide for their care.
Agapé Adventures is an organisation with it’s roots in Ireland and arms around the world! They provide a wide range of career breaks, gap years, retirement breaks and team trips focussing on community development, education, sports, conservation and animal welfare. They believe that each person has unique talents, gifts and insights which can be used in amazing ways to support & inspire communities around the world. Agapé Adventures is a social enterprise & an ethical business. The key focus is to support the on-going work of project partners, enabling and encouraging them to do what they do best, and to see change happen around the world.
Build Africa is an award-winning development charity working in rural Kenya and Uganda. They help communities find long-term solutions to poverty through innovative education and livelihoods projects. Education programmes focus not just on access, but on attainment – ensuring often vulnerable children have the right infrastructure, resources, teaching and parental support to experience a quality education, and go on to lead productive, happy lives. Livelihood programmes work to create secure incomes by helping improve agricultural practices and market awareness for farming communities. They help families access vital basic financial services through savings and loans groups that allow them to prepare for environmental and economic stresses, and invest in their future.
Casa Alianza is an international, non-governmental organisation dedicated to the rehabilitation and defence of street children and victims of trafficking in Latin America. With programmes in Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala and Mexico they provide services to 10,000 children a year. Casa Alianza UK became a registered charity in 1999, providing advocacy, capacity building and funding suport to partner programmes in Latin America. In the UK they provide community education on street children and provide suitably qualified volunteers to Latin American field programmes.
CBM is an international Christian development organisation, committed to improving the quality of life of people with disabilities in the poorest communities of the world. CBM has Member Associations raising funds and awareness of disability issues in 'industrialised' countries worldwide. In lower-income regions of the world, CBM strives to build the capacity of partner organisations. This is all done following proven core values and with more than 100 years of experience in the field of disability.
Childreach International strongly believes that all children should have the opportunity to unlock their full potential in life. We start from the bottom up, working in partnership with local communities in the developing world to help improve children’s access to health, education, child rights and protection. We operate in Nepal, Tanzania, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and Cambodia. To date our projects have reached out to over 300,000 people overseas. We work with the world’s un-sung heroes – those working and living in developing countries who have been on the ground for years, at the heart of their communities, making a lasting difference to thousands of children every single day. We fund all of our work by getting people actively involved in the charity and the projects that they support.
Christian Children’s Fund of Canada (CCFC) creates a future of hope for children, families and communities by helping them develop the skills and resources to overcome poverty and pursue justice. For more than 50 years, CCFC has been helping children and families of all faiths move from poverty to self-reliance. CCFC supports children and communities in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Nicaragua and Paraguay. Currently, CCFC has over 50,000 children sponsored, benefitting more than 500,000 people around the world.
The Consortium for Street Children (CSC) is an international member-based network dedicated to advocating, promoting and campaigning for the rights of street-involved children. CSC is committed to creating a better and sustainable future for some of the most disadvantaged and stigmatised children by working together to inform and inspire research and action that influences policy and best practice worldwide.
Globalteer is a UK registered charity that runs community projects in Cambodia and Peru focussing on long term community-led solutions to challenges cased by extreme poverty and poor education. Globalteer also provides support and connects willing, skilled volunteers with carefully selected partner NGOs throughout South East Asia and Latin America. Globalteer seels to aid in the development of self-sufficient, locally run projects which effectively address the most pressing needs of disadvantaged communities.
Hope for Children is an international charity that passionately believes every child has the right to a happy, healthy and positive childhood.
Almost half of the world’s children are vulnerable and living in poverty. Hope for Children are changing this by making a safe and fulfilling childhood a reality for more of the world’s children. They are improving their access to education and healthcare, empowering their families to support themselves whilst developing their confidence and self-esteem. Most importantly Hope for Children give children hope.
International Inspiration is an international development charity that harnesses the power of sport to transform the lives of some of the poorest children in the world by giving them the chance to play sport, develop their skills and confidence and live healthier, happier and safer lives.
New World Hope Organization (NWHO) is a nonprofit organization that works to provide assistance to people across the globe by offering humanitarian services and environmental protection programs such as health, education, environment, water and sanitation, humanitarian and disability relief, climate change and natural disasters research and policy, assistance to victims of natural or man-made disasters, poverty alleviation, and women’s and children’s rights.
New World Hope Organization is based in Pakistan and was established in December 1996.
Red een Kind Foundation is a Dutch Christian development organisation, working in Asia and Africa. Inspired by the love of God, Red een Kind desires vulnerable children, youngsters and their families, facing extreme poverty and other adverse circumstances, to live their lives in dignity and to the full. Red een Kind, in collaboration with local partner organisations, is enabling families and communities, challenged by marginalization, discrimination and poverty, to be a good and safe place with love, dignity and opportunity for vulnerable children.
Sacred Sports Foundation Inc. is a leading Caribbean, non-governmental organisation based in Saint Lucia. Founded by the pioneering UK football coach Keith Alexander, the charity is dedicated to creating exceptional youth and social development programmes through physical activity and sports. SSF programmes assist in tackling critical social issues of youth unemployment, child welfare, healthy lifestyles and youth development, fostering increased community participation in socially inclusive physical activity, alongside efforts to promote positive gender awareness. The organisation has taken the lead on helping implement child safeguarding programmes in the region.
Teach A Man To Fish is the global leader in supporting schools to set up profit-making businesses. This model focuses on skills needed in the job market and by self-employed entrepreneurs, addressing these needs through school-based enterprises. The students’ involvement in the businesses makes their education more relevant to the workplace and means graduates leave school better prepared to succeed in work, in further education and in life. At a national level, the economy benefits from possessing a highly-trained and well-equipped workforce. Teach A Man To Fish has brought the pioneering ‘Education That Pays For Itself’ model to more than 80 countries worldwide, reaching over 50,000 beneficiaries. Teach A Man to Fish has partners in Central America, Africa and Asia and provide training and capacity building via competitions, workshops and consultancy projects.
The mission of the Kasiisi Project is conservation of Kibale National Park, Uganda, through programs in 14 rural government primary schools that support education, health and care for the environment. Founded in 1997, the Kasiisi Project works in collaboration with partner Ugandan NGO, The Kibale Forest Schools' Program, forest research programs, protected area authorities, the district education department and the community, to improve academic standards for 10,000 primary school children living close to the park. Programs include infrastructure, teacher training, post primary scholarships, conservation and health education, school lunches, pre-schools, literacy and the special needs of girls.
Villages of Hope - Africa is a Canadian charitable organisation which provides food, education and healthcare to children in need and housing for children who have no place to live. It’s mission is to bring lasting hope to children at risk so they can embrace adulthood as independent and contributing members of society. VOH – Africa currently work in five countries in Africa - Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.