ActionAid is a global movement of people working together to further human rights and defeat poverty for all.

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  • Millions of typhoon Haiyan survivors are still in desperate need of your help.

    Adorida Pescante was in her house with her grandson when the storm hit.
  • Tax is powerful. It funds schools and hospitals everywhere. We all pay tax, but right now, big companies aren’t paying as much as they should in developing countries. This takes billions of dollars away from vital public services every year, and world’s poorest people are suffering as a result.

    School children in Zambia telling us what #taxpaysfor
  • Do something amazing and make a difference, not just to a child but a whole community, by sponsoring a child.

    Sponsor a child like five year old Anita, who lives in the slums of Bangalore
  • Whether it's women's rights, food and land rights, people and power, responding to emergencies... Whatever your passion, you can help to make positive changes become reality.

  • Each year between 250-300 million people are affected by disasters and conflicts.

    In 2011, ActionAid responded to 13 disasters including floods, storms, droughts, mudslides, food crises and conflict. In 2012, that number rose to 18 and included earthquakes, fires, cholera outbreaks and hurricanes.

    Your donation could make a crucial difference to somebody's life.

  • We're working hard to help women to reclaim their rights across the world.

    But we need your help to make an even bigger difference.

  • As the security situation in Syria worsens, refugee families are arriving in overcrowded camps with little more than what they can carry. We need your support to provide urgently needed aid for women and children. Please donate via ActionAid UK or Denmark now.

  • Donate a few tweets via JustCoz to help us spread the word about campaigns and issues.

    Mobile in clay
  • Each Gift In Action has its own fantastic card that family and friends will love.

    You have the choice of sending our specially designed pop-out paper cards or an interactive e-card. The choice is yours!

    Goat and boy