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We focus on providing basic education to those who need it most. Our aim is to improve access to education for children living in extreme poverty. We know that the brains of malnourished children are less developed than their well-fed counterparts and that undernourishment affects learning. Read more

Many of the countries where we work are highly vulnerable to conflicts. emergencies and natural disasters. They are prone to food crises and droughts. Our work includes making sure people can continue to feed themselves through food vouchers, cash transfers and other projects. Read more

Today, there are an estimated 1.3 billion people living in extreme poverty, most of whom regularly experience health problems. Malnutrition causes illnesses such as diarrhoea, tuberculosis and malaria, HIV and AIDS to worsen. By tackling undernourishment we can improve the health of entire communities. Read more

We have been supporting the livelihoods of the world’s poorest people for over 30 years. Put simply, “livelihoods” doesn’t just mean a person’s ability to earn a living, it’s about everything that makes an impact on a person’s life. This includes whether they have enough food to sustain themselves. Read more

Millions of people living with HIV and AIDS are also suffering from malnutrition. This can stop anti-retroviral drugs from working effectively and increase the complications brought on by these already debilitating illnesses. Tackling malnutrition improves the lives of those living with HIV and AIDS. Read more

Combined programmes

In addition to the above five sectors, we also run programmes that combine two or more of these areas of work, such as the Realigning Agriculture to Improve Nutrition (RAIN) project in Zambia and the graduation programme in Burundi.