#UK Aid

  • Article: The UK Just Committed £425M So Every Woman and Adolescent Girl Can Control Her Own Future

    The UK Just Committed £425M So Every Woman and Adolescent Girl Can Control Her Own Future

    By Helen Lock|Nov. 6, 2019

    It comes after thousands of Global Citizens took action so that #SheCanPlan. Read more

  • Article: The UK Is Going to Help Vaccinate 400 Million Children a Year Against Polio
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    The UK Is Going to Help Vaccinate 400 Million Children a Year Against Polio

    By Helen Lock|Nov. 5, 2019

    Bill Gates said it will make a “huge difference in eradicating this disease once and for all." Read more

  • Article: 'Bake Off' Winner David Atherton Backs UK's 'Incredible' Support for Mums and Babies in Malawi
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    'Bake Off' Winner David Atherton Backs UK's 'Incredible' Support for Mums and Babies in Malawi

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 5, 2019

    “To be able to see babies being born that otherwise wouldn’t have survived was just incredible.” Read more

  • Article: This Groundbreaking App Lets You Experience What It's Like to Be a Life-Saving Aid Worker

    This Groundbreaking App Lets You Experience What It's Like to Be a Life-Saving Aid Worker

    By Helen Lock|Oct. 25, 2019

    The app, created by Islamic Relief, also combats negative portrayal of Muslim characters in media. Read more

  • Article: The British People Just Responded Amazingly in a Poll All About UK Aid and Tackling Poverty
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    The British People Just Responded Amazingly in a Poll All About UK Aid and Tackling Poverty

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 23, 2019

    Whatever the problems of today, Brits are “focussing on tomorrow.” Read more

  • Article: Watch This Birmingham Writer's Heart-Rending Animated Poem About Her Experience of Polio
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    Watch This Birmingham Writer's Heart-Rending Animated Poem About Her Experience of Polio

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 21, 2019

    Josette Rice contracted polio age two in Jamaica. Now, she’s spreading the word through poetry. Read more

  • Article: This Couple Have Been Married for Over 40 Years After Meeting as Toddlers on a Polio Ward

    This Couple Have Been Married for Over 40 Years After Meeting as Toddlers on a Polio Ward

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 18, 2019

    They have just one regret about contracting the disease. Read more

  • Article: I Was Shot in the Face 6 Times When Terrorists Invaded My School. Now, I Fight for Education.

    I Was Shot in the Face 6 Times When Terrorists Invaded My School. Now, I Fight for Education.

    Oct. 10, 2019

    Waleed Khan, now living in Birmingham, was just 12 when his school in Pakistan was attacked. Read more