#UK Aid

  • Article: The UK Is Now the Single Biggest Contributor to the Global Hunt for a COVID-19 Vaccine

    The UK Is Now the Single Biggest Contributor to the Global Hunt for a COVID-19 Vaccine

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 27, 2020

    Britain has committed £210 million more in UK aid funding to international COVID-19 relief efforts. Read more

  • Article: What Is UK Aid Doing to Fight Coronavirus Globally?

    What Is UK Aid Doing to Fight Coronavirus Globally?

    By James Hitchings-Hales|March 25, 2020

    Britain is joining in the global efforts to combat the spread of coronavirus. Read more

  • Article: This Supercomputer Could Help End the Locust Invasion Currently Destroying Parts of East Africa

    This Supercomputer Could Help End the Locust Invasion Currently Destroying Parts of East Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 19, 2020

    The supercomputer predicts weather conditions that create perfect breeding grounds for locusts. Read more

  • Article: Britain Could Be Quietly Giving More Power Over Aid Spending to the Foreign Office

    Britain Could Be Quietly Giving More Power Over Aid Spending to the Foreign Office

    By James Hitchings-Hales|March 11, 2020

    It means less transparency over the funds intended to help the world’s poorest people. Read more

  • Article: How People in Scotland Are Crowdfunding Solar Energy Projects in Africa

    How People in Scotland Are Crowdfunding Solar Energy Projects in Africa

    By Helen Lock|Feb. 25, 2020

    The UK aid-funded platform Energise Africa has helped 452,000 people switch from kerosine to solar. Read more

  • Article: You Took Action to Protect UK Aid in the Cabinet Reshuffle. And It Worked!
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    You Took Action to Protect UK Aid in the Cabinet Reshuffle. And It Worked!

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Feb. 14, 2020

    The Department for International Development (DfID) isn’t going anywhere. Read more

  • Article: This Woman’s Story Shows How One UK Organisation Is Saving Lives in Somaliland

    This Woman’s Story Shows How One UK Organisation Is Saving Lives in Somaliland

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 12, 2020

    Hawa, from Somaliland, was able to have an emergency C-section that saved her life. Read more

  • Article: New UK Aid Pledge Will Combat Spread of Coronavirus in Developing Countries
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    New UK Aid Pledge Will Combat Spread of Coronavirus in Developing Countries

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 11, 2020

    Stopping the spread of coronavirus requires strong global health systems. Read more