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January 22, 2018

Change happens when we all work together On Saturday 20 January 2018, 200 people gathered together at William Booth College in London for a day of inspiration, challenge and action with All We Can. Together, they asked the question, ‘What role can we play in tackling global injustice and poverty’? Here are some of the highlights […]

January 18, 2018

This week, the newly appointed International Development Secretary, Penny Mordaunt MP, has said that the UK aid budget should be allocated to “issues the British public care about passionately” and that best serve the UK’s “national interest”. She also stated that the UK might cut aid to developing countries that fail to invest in their […]

December 1, 2017

In 2007, the British Medical Journal polled it’s members on what constitutes the greatest medical milestone of the last 150 years. From the 15 medical milestones presented for discussion, sanitation was the clear winner – seen as more important to national health and saving lives than even the development of antibiotics and anaesthesia. Getting the basics right […]

November 25, 2017

Conservative estimates ((USAID figures)) put the number of children around the world who have lost one or both parents to HIV at over 17 million – 90% of whom live in sub-saharan Africa. Even worse, almost 3.4 million children in sub-saharan Africa under the age of 15 are living with HIV themselves. The pressure on […]

November 6, 2017

In Cameroon, older people like Samuel often lack access to their basic rights making them feel invisible within society. All We Can has been supporting an innovative local organisation in northern Cameroon that is finding ways to alleviate poverty and raise awareness of the rights of older people. Samuel Nyingou is a father of six […]

October 30, 2017

In 2017, communities across East and Southern Africa have felt the impact of consecutive seasons of drought that have scorched harvests and ruined livelihoods. Through the generous support given to its East Africa Famine Appeal, All We Can has been working through organisations responding to this crisis in six of the worst affected nations. Find out […]

October 24, 2017

Joint Statement from: All We Can, Methodist relief and development (Britain) United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR, USA) UnitingWorld (Australia) Irish Methodist World Development & Relief Rohingya refugee crisis: Global agencies unite to respond and raise awareness of humanitarian catastrophe We are committed to standing together in solidarity as Methodist and affiliated international development and […]

A people without a country, an ethnic group with no official status: The world’s approximately 1.5 million Rohingya have been disowned by Myanmar, the country they used to call home and are at the crux of an enormous humanitarian crisis. Even the name by which Muslim inhabitants of Myanmar’s Rakhine province call themselves is politicised, […]

October 19, 2017

As a marketer in the international development sector, I have the immense privilege of telling some inspiring stories of human resilience and potential across the world. Recently, I travelled to Uganda to see how clean water is transforming the lives of individuals, families and communities in need. There I met Esther, a determined 14-year-old girl, […]

October 13, 2017

The recent escalation of the violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State has led to mass displacement of people. Over 519,000 Rohingya people have fled to Bangladesh. Source: Inter Sector Group Portal, IOM. Click map to enlarge Note: Estimate numbers based on aid agencies. Source MWC News and agencies. Click map to enlarge Sources: Al Jazeera agencies, […]

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