Across all of our work it costs us £20 to reach someone directly with an intervention to change their life.
Help us to continue changing lives

Why we're needed

  • Leprosy

    Leprosy is an infectious disease of the skin and nerves. It is a completely curable disease however the stigma surrounding leprosy means people are shunned by society. Read more

  • Lymphatic filariasis

    Around 1.23 billion people worldwide are threatened by lymphatic filariasis. Read more

  • Visceral leishmaniasis

    Also known as kala-azar or black fever, visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is a parasitic disease contracted via sandfly. If not treated the disease can be fatal. Six countries have 90% of the world's detected VL cases, with India accounting for 50% of the global burden Read more

  • Diseases affecting children

    Are you aware of the neglected tropical diseases that affect half a billion children worldwide? Read more

Take part and challenge yourself

  • Edinburgh to St Andrews Cycle Ride 2016

    The popular cycle ride from Edinburgh to St Andrews will be taking place on Saturday 11th June 2016. Read more

  • RideLondon-Surrey 100

    Cycle for charity in the RideLondon - Surrey100 on 31st August 2016. The ride takes through 100 miles from London into Surrey’s beautiful countryside. Read more

  • BMW Berlin Marathon 2016

    The BMW Berlin Marathon is one of the largest and most popular road races in the world with more than 40,000 participants. Its a flat course so if you're looking for a personal best then this is for you! Read more

Latest news

  • Our Patron's Lunch Film

    Out of the 600 charities and organisations that The Queen supports, we have been selected to feature in a short film which will be broadcast at The Patron's Lunch in June. You can watch it here. Read more

  • Research in focus

    The second entry from our guest blogger Anastasia Bow-Bertrand who is blogging from Bangladesh whilst visiting some of our projects for her Masters research. Read more

  • Blogging from Bangladesh

    Anastasia Bow-Bertrand is blogging from Bangladesh whilst visiting some of our projects for her Masters research. Read more