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Overseas Aid

Siloam Christian Ministries

Active in India saving eye sight by treating glaucoma and poor folk with cataracts. 

Through Siloam you can also sponsor children’s education in India, Kenya and Vietnam. Our children’s character development programme in Kenya, Uganda and India help teach Christian character traits to youngsters in home work clubs. 

Siloam helps independent missionaries and indigenous projects that don’t attract the attention as the larger charities. Siloam is satisfied in knowing that the projects it supports overseas comply with all the accounting criteria demanded by the UK Charity Commissioners. Inspections are carried out on a regular basis to overseas projects and fundraising material, gathered to share with sponsors and donors in the UK. 

At the present time Siloam is sponsoring more than 40 different projects overseas for which your financial help and prayer support are eagerly sought. Affiliated with Childcare Worldwide.

For further information on donating to this charity tel 08000 27 79 17 or visit their websites www.siloam.org.uk and www.childcareworldwide.org

Hope Health Action

Since 2007, HHA has been providing life-saving healthcare to the world’s most vulnerable. Working predominantly in Haiti but also now in South Sudan, we bring transformation to communities where even the most basic healthcare has been unavailable.

Establishing one of the leading hospitals in North Haiti, we specialise in community healthcare, maternity, paediatric, neo-natal care and rehabilitation services for adults and children. We have also been front line responders to several natural disasters such as the 2010 Haiti earthquake and Hurricane Matthew in 2016.

Working alongside Government institutions and grass root partners alike, we seek to empower a sustainable, inclusive and accessible health service, driven by local vision and staff. We are a Christian charity with a heart of compassion and a desire for justice. We choose to stand in the gap for the innocent and vulnerable as Jesus did, offering health care without any form of regional, religious, or economical discrimination.

For further information on donating to this charity tel 0208 462 5256 or visit www.hopehealthaction.org.

Concern Worldwide

A world without hunger. That’s our mission. And it’s well underway, thanks to our sustainable solutions to hunger – and people like you. Today 200 million fewer people are hungry than 25 years ago. But now we need to finish the job.

A gift in your Will could mean that, when the day without hunger arrives, you’ll be there. You’ll provide farmers with training, seeds and tools to grow more. You’ll provide livestock, water pumps, and weather resistant crops to help communities develop resilience to climate change. You’ll help families build livelihoods so they can become self-sufficient. You’ll be there alongside our hunger experts as they continue the work you’ve started.

Let’s commit to finishing the job – child by child, community by community, and country by country. Because we’ve come too far to leave a world without hunger to chance.

For more information on how a gift left to Concern Worldwide will help us end hunger, please call our Gifts in Will team on 028 9026 8019 or email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

ZANE

ZANE – Zimbabwe A National Emergency provides aid and comfort to destitute people in Zimbabwe. The main core of its work is supporting elderly people; those who lost their pensions and savings when the Zimbabwean economy collapsed and are now entirely dependent on charity to survive. ZANE provides aid to around 2,600 destitute elderly people, including over 620 war veterans and their widows. It assists with rent, medical bills and food. However, there is also a desperate need to support children and young people, particularly in helping them secure a good education so one day when the situation in Zimbabwe improves, they will be able to work and help re-build the country.

ZANE funds a clubfoot correction programme and to date has treated 2,110 children – enabling them to walk and live a life free from disability. ZANE also runs creative therapy projects to help women and their families who have been victims of political violence, abuse, and extreme poverty. ZANE also funds a number of education projects including paying for school fees, providing food for malnourished school children and supporting a number of community schools.

Some key facts about Zimbabwe today:

  • Zimbabwe is now the second poorest country in the world.
  • Over five million people require urgent food aid.
  • Zimbabwe has no welfare state. Children can only attend school if their parents can pay the school fees. People can only receive medical treatment if they can afford to pay for it.
  • Over 90% of people are unemployed.

ZANE provides aid and relief to the most destitute people in Zimbabwe. It receives no statutory funding and relies entirely on voluntary donations. More information is available at www.zane.uk.com

Employment

Global MapAid

GMA's Vision:-

To promote peace through the launch of massive numbers of quality sustainable jobs, globally. These are low-risk jobs represented by small-scale family or self-employed businesses, providing essential services or products to local communities.

GMA's Mission:-

Our goal is to make and use maps to help persuade and inform key stakeholders about where and why and how the solutions underpinning sustainable job programmes are needed. These solutions include vocational education, microcredit and business mentoring and are mapped in the context of underlying unemployment poverty levels. These solutions have been carefully researched under the umbrella of a post graduate degree at Henley Business School of Reading University, United Kingdom.

We aim to set up many locally based teams, across the world, to create poverty solution maps "to give eyes" to key stakeholders - primarily, members of parliaments, governments, educators, donors and NGOs and the voting public...

GMA right down to earth Statement:-

Many of us look at the TV weather report, to understand where it will be sunny or rainy for the precious week end. We go on holiday and spend our hard earned cash - and grab a tourist map for the best hotel, beach or even hospital. Therefore, why not maps to best know where and how to help to create jobs !

In sum, MapGap.org is special Global MapAid fundraising project:-

Moved by the 2011 riots and over 700,000 unemployed UK youth by 2015, the UK Project maps vocational education versus unemployment poverty and needs to be embedded into it’s own website with a crowd source team to capture data, map and evangelise maps. The website will then be useful to inform MPs, Mrs Jones with her four unemployed children, The Prime Minister, educators and the UK voting public...

See UK Proof of Concept briefing

In Ethiopia just 7% of the land that could be irrigate is irrigated, meaning potential famine every 10 or 15 years when there is drought. Think Band Aid 1984. The limiting factor is lack of micro-credit across the entire country, affecting 75 million people's livelihoods. The Ethiopia Project maps micro-credit so the relevant financial institutions and humanitarian organisations can see the gaps and collaborate to fill them. The project needs to be embedded with it’s own on-the-ground-data-collection & mapping team.

See Ethiopia Proof of Concept briefing

Patron: Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Prize Winner

For further information on donating to this charity tel 07951 958758 or visit www.globalmapaid.org.

Medical Research

Kidney Care UK

We are the UK’s leading kidney patient support charity, providing support for kidney patients and their families and campaigning to improve care services across the UK.

We provide support for more than 100 patients every week and invest over £3 million each year in patient grants. We provide practical and emotional support, funding patient research projects and improving care services. We’re here to give our total support to help improve the quality of life for everyone affected by kidney disease.

For further information on donating to this charity tel 01420 541424 or visit their website at www.kidneycareuk.org

Alzheimer's Research UK

We are the UK’s leading research charity aiming to defeat dementia. We power world class studies that give us the best chance of beating dementia.

Dementia affects 850,000 people in the UK. 24 million of the UK population have a close friend or family member with dementia. As well as the huge personal cost, dementia costs the UK economy £24 billion a year, more than cancer and heart disease combined. Despite these figures, dementia research is desperately underfunded.

Our pioneering work focuses on prevention, treatment and cure. We rely on gifts from the public to help us fund the best possible research. Currently, gifts in Wills fund approximately 1 in 3 of our vital research projects, moving us closer to a world free from the fear, harm and heartbreak of dementia.

For further information on donating to this charity tel 01223 824500 or visit their website at www.alzheimersresearchuk.org

National Eye Research Centre

Two million people in the UK live with a degree of sight loss that has a significant impact on their daily lives. Our ageing population and the increasing incidence of important triggers for sight loss, such as obesity and diabetes, mean that number is projected to double to four million within 30 years. Most people say they would rather lose a limb than their sight, yet less than 2% of total medical research funding is directed at eye disease.

National Eye Research Centre is a leading charity that exists to raise more money to combat sight loss and blindness but we receive no money from the government and are dependent on the generosity of the public to fund our vital eye research programmes. 

For further information on donating to this charity tel 0117 929 0024 or visit www.nerc-charity.org.uk.

Brain Research Trust

Brain Research Trust is the umbrella charity for research into conditions of the brain and nervous system. We were established in 1971 to promote and support research into the causes, treatment, prevention and cure of neurological diseases.

We fund basic and clinical research at University College London’s world-renowned Institute of Neurology (IoN). Since Brain Research Trust was founded, we have donated over £45 million to UCL Institute of Neurology to fund research into neurological conditions.

There are more than 250 neurological conditions. With your support Brain Research Trust can continue investigating conditions including Alzheimer's Disease, Brain Tumours, Multiple Sclerosis, Stroke, Parkinson's Disease, Epilepsy, Motor Neurone Disease, Migraine, CJD, Brain Trauma and Spinal Cord Regeneration. See our research section for further information.

We do not receive any government funding and we rely on the generosity of our supporters. To enable our life-saving research to continue, please donate or help us in other ways.

For further information on donating to this charity tel 020 7404 9982 or visit www.brt.org.uk

The National Brain Appeal

The National Brain Appeal raises funds for The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and the Institute of Neurology (jointly known as Queen Square).
The National Hospital is one of the world’s leading centres for the diagnosis, treatment and care of patients with a wide range of neurological and neuromuscular conditions including multiple sclerosis (MS), brain cancer, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, stroke, Prion disease, and brain injury.

One in six people in the UK are affected by a neurological condition. That’s more than the number of people living with cancer, coronary heart disease and diabetes combined. In spite of this there has been a continuing lack of national prioritisation to deliver better outcomes for those affected. Our aim is to improve the outcome and quality of life for everyone with a neurological disorder by funding pioneering research, providing access to the latest technology for expert diagnosis and training tomorrow’s leading clinicians. Your help can make this possible.

For further information on donating to this charity tel 020 3448 4724 or visit www.nationalbrainappeal.org.

Psychiatry Research Trust

The Psychiatry Research Trust (PRT) was set up by a Trust Deed dated 20th January 1982. It raises funds for research into all aspects of mental illness and brain disorder undertaken at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience and its associated Bethlem Royal and Maudsley Hospitals, and has a special interest in developing the researchers of tomorrow.

Throughout our existence we have received (and are eternally grateful for) a huge amount of help from volunteers who have raised money by running, dancing, swimming, cycling, and skateboarding for us; organising quizzes, raffles, coffee mornings, plant sales, book sales, and cake sales for us; performed plays, presented concerts, and sung Carols for us; remembered us on their birthdays and in their wills. They have been responsible for donations amounting to hundreds of thousands of pounds

If we are to continue to help the vast number of sufferers from mental ill health and brain disorders in this country, such generous people as they have been will always be essential to us in order that we may maintain the quality and relevance of the research work we support.

Only in this way will we be able to ensure that the tools of our research retain their cutting edge. These tools are essentially the people, the space for them to work in (clinics, wards and laboratories), the scientific and medical equipment they need to work with, and the library to provide them with the information they require. It is for these reasons that the Psychiatry Research Trust seeks your help.

For further information on donating to this organisation tel 0207 703 6217 or visit www.psychiatryresearchtrust.co.uk.

Learning & Physical Disabilities

Spinal Muscular Atrophy Support UK

Spinal Muscular Atrophy Support UK is a national UK charity. We provide a range of information and support to families and health professionals as well as promoting and supporting research. We employ a small staff and rely on a huge network of volunteers to assist us with our support and fundraising. We are governed by a dedicated Board of Trustees.

We offer free confidential information, emotional support, practical advice and guidance to anyone affected by Spinal Muscular Atrophy who is living in the UK.

We fund and support the research community addressing the causes, treatment and management of SMA.

Each year up to 2,000 families and professionals contact Spinal Muscular Atrophy Support UK for advice on living with SMA. We receive no government funding and rely on public support to keep our vital services running. We would be very grateful for your help.

For further information on donating to this charity tel 01789 267520 or visit their website at www.smasupportuk.org.uk

Where Next Association

People with learning difficulties want the same as everyone else... By supporting us you can help to provide a wonderful environment in which they can have purpose, dignity, self esteem and respect. We provide this by giving them an opportunity to have realistic work experience, giving them the chance to do things most people take for granted.

Established in 1984, Where Next Association is a local charity providing work experience and training for people with learning disabilities or those disadvantaged in some way.

We support individuals of all ages with varying abilities to experience work in a real commercial environment with real customers providing opportunity to mix with the local community.

Support is provided by qualified staff in a safe environment. All our staff are DBS checked. You may choose to attend different units and hours are arranged to suit.

As an accredited centre we offer person-centred training programmes and ASDAN certificated courses. By monitoring, recording and reviewing people’s progress we are able to tailor them to the individual.

Everyone can choose to take part in activity events. These may support literacy, numeracy, work-related training or life skills. Social events are also organised just for fun!

For further information on donating to this charity tel 01527 69955 or visit their website at www.where-next.org.uk

Camphill Foundation UK

Camphill Foundation provides much-needed financial support to projects which greatly enhance the quality of life of adults, children and young people with learning disabilities. Camphill communities throughout the UK and Ireland offer safe and supportive environments in a variety of semi-rural and urban settings where individuals can feel at home and develop their personal abilities and interests. There is also a strong sense of belonging to a diverse but cohesive intentional community and supported living network. Work opportunities abound, giving a real sense of meaning, purpose and achievement, which is essential for a person’s well-being.

Camphill Foundation supports development projects such as the building of new accommodation, establishing new workshops and facilities, developing agricultural and horticultural activities, providing new equipment, and various educational, training, cultural and social initiatives. Support is often in the form of grants to help projects get started and loans at a low rate of interest, usually over several years.

Supporting Camphill Foundation means also fostering a new understanding and recognition of people with disabilities and enabling them to develop and make use of their astonishing talents and skills as fully engaged, talented and co-responsible members of the community carrying out important and meaningful work which is both fulfilling for them and of great value to others.

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For further information on donating to this charity tel 01454 601995 or visit their website at www.camphillfoundation.net

Disabilities

Kidney Care UK

We are the UK’s leading kidney patient support charity, providing support for kidney patients and their families and campaigning to improve care services across the UK.

We provide support for more than 100 patients every week and invest over £3 million each year in patient grants. We provide practical and emotional support, funding patient research projects and improving care services. We’re here to give our total support to help improve the quality of life for everyone affected by kidney disease.

For further information on donating to this charity tel 01420 541424 or visit their website at www.kidneycareuk.org

Camphill Foundation UK

Camphill Foundation provides much-needed financial support to projects which greatly enhance the quality of life of adults, children and young people with learning disabilities. Camphill communities throughout the UK and Ireland offer safe and supportive environments in a variety of semi-rural and urban settings where individuals can feel at home and develop their personal abilities and interests. There is also a strong sense of belonging to a diverse but cohesive intentional community and supported living network. Work opportunities abound, giving a real sense of meaning, purpose and achievement, which is essential for a person’s well-being.

Camphill Foundation supports development projects such as the building of new accommodation, establishing new workshops and facilities, developing agricultural and horticultural activities, providing new equipment, and various educational, training, cultural and social initiatives. Support is often in the form of grants to help projects get started and loans at a low rate of interest, usually over several years.

Supporting Camphill Foundation means also fostering a new understanding and recognition of people with disabilities and enabling them to develop and make use of their astonishing talents and skills as fully engaged, talented and co-responsible members of the community carrying out important and meaningful work which is both fulfilling for them and of great value to others.

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For further information on donating to this charity tel 01454 601995 or visit their website at www.camphillfoundation.net

Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT)

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) is the charity leading brain injury rehabilitation across the UK. We offer specialised assessment and rehabilitation services for people suffering a disability as a result of brain injury, including traumatic brain injury (TBI), stroke and other forms of acquired brain injury.

Founded in 1992, BIRT provides specialist assessment and rehabilitation at specialist centres across England and Scotland, enabling people who have suffered brain injury to function as independently as possible, develop their lives as they choose and participate in the wider community.

Our clinical expertise, outstanding facilities and dedication to care mean that BIRT service users are able to develop a recovery plan that suits their exact needs. We believe that it is never too late to benefit from rehabilitation and ensure that people using our services are supported to regain maximum independence.

BIRT is a division of The Disabilities Trust, a leading UK charity which provides services to people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities, autism and brain injury.

The Disabilities Trust is a company limited by guarantee incorporated in England and Wales under 2334589 and registered as a charity in England and Wales under 800797 (BIRT:800797-1) and in Scotland under SCO38972 (BIRT:SCO43579).

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