The Donkey Sanctuary was founded by the late Dr Elisabeth Svendsen MBE in 1969 to protect donkeys and mules and promote their welfare worldwide. Funded entirely by donations, The Donkey Sanctuary supports projects to relieve the suffering of donkeys worldwide, and has provided sanctuary and Donkey Guardian homes to almost 20,000 donkeys and mules since it was founded.Read 9 articles
Mercy Ships deploys hospital ships to some of the poorest countries in the world, delivering vital, free healthcare to people in desperate need. Two out of three people on the planet do not have access to surgery when they need it. Conditions requiring surgical treatment kill more people in low income countries than HIV/Aids, TB and malaria combined.
Each year, more than 300,000 children are expected to develop cancer worldwide. In developed countries more than 80% of them will survive; whilst in many developing countries survival rates are as low as 10%. We believe that every child with cancer, wherever they live in the world, should have equal access to the best possible treatment and care.Read 3 articles
At World Vision, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children, in the toughest places, to overcome poverty and experience life in all its fullness. When disaster strikes, World Vision is on the ground, quickly providing immediate support. And we stay – in the refugee camp, with the parentless child, at the ruined school – helping to rebuild lives for children, families and communities.
AMREF is Africa's leading health development organisation; bringing good quality health care closer to the poorest and hardest to reach communities. Headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, over 90% of our staff are African, meaning no-one knows African communities better. Our vision is lasting health change in Africa.
ActionAid is a leading international charity working in over 45 countries. We work with the poorest women and girls in the world, changing their lives, for good. Our local staff provide immediate, hands-on support both in emergencies and for the long term. Together with women and girls we demand action at local, national and international level.
At Book Aid International, we believe that books change lives. We are dedicated to increasing access to books to support literacy, education and development across sub-Saharan Africa, in some of the poorest countries of the world. Every year we send around half a million books to our partners overseas.
Emunah cares for thousands of disadvantaged children and young adults in Israel on a daily basis through its extensive network of residential homes, high schools, day care centres and therapy and counseling services. There are 227 projects in total of which 37 currently receive funding from our supporters in the UK.
The Red Cross has been helping people in crisis for over 150 years, whoever and wherever they are. We are part of a global voluntary network of over 17 million volunteers in 192 countries, responding to conflicts, natural disasters and individual emergencies. When disaster strikes anywhere in the world, our dedicated volunteers are already there on the ground, ready to provide essential life-saving practical and emotional support to those in need.
Build Africa is an award-winning development charity. We believe in the power of education to help end poverty, and work to ensure that children in rural Africa have the best opportunity to learn. Established in 1978, we have decades of experience helping communities escape poverty.