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  • Practical Action was founded by radical economist and philosopher E.F. Schumacher 50 years ago. Mostly famous for his 1973 book ‘Small is Beautiful’, he believed in putting people’s real needs at the heart of development, and that's the guiding principle that informs everything the charity does today.
  • Practical Action helps people find solutions to some of the world’s toughest problems, including challenges made worse by climate change and gender inequality.
  • They work with communities to develop ingenious, lasting and locally owned solutions for agriculture, water and waste management, climate resilience and clean energy.

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Learn more about Practical Action

Practical Action is a non-profit organisation that collaborates with local communities in Africa, Asia, and Latin America to implement sustainable solutions to lift people out of poverty. In 2021-22, the charity directly impacted the lives of 4 million individuals, allocating 91p out of every £1 raised to global programs. The charity's key objectives include enhancing the lives of those in poverty, promoting environmentally friendly solutions, fostering collaboration with organisations to drive systemic change, and aspiring to improve the lives of millions of vulnerable people. Practical Action's efforts are expected to positively impact an additional 20 million people.

How they support: Global Impact

Practical Action has worked with people from all around the globe, ranging from Peru and Kenya to Nepal and Zimbabwe. In each country, a unique project is cultivated to make sure that the local communities are empowered and provided with the ability to improve their lives, livelihoods and futures. Farmers are given the opportunity to earn a decent living, parents are able to cook nutritious family meals, and businesses, schools and clinics are provided the electricity they need to help their local communities succeed.

Ways you can help: Philanthropy

Supporting Practical Action through philanthropy is crucial for advancing their mission to alleviate poverty across Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Philanthropic contributions enable the implementation of sustainable solutions, improving the lives of vulnerable communities and fostering resilience. Funding aids in developing planet-friendly initiatives and inspiring systemic change collaboratively. Philanthropy is instrumental in providing the resources needed for Practical Action to achieve impactful and positive transformations, making a meaningful difference in millions of lives for a more sustainable and equitable future.

Other ways you can help: Set up a fundraising page on JustGiving

Creating a JustGiving page provides a convenient and accessible platform for friends, family, and a broader community to contribute towards Practical Action's initiatives. The ease of online donations streamlines the process, encouraging more people to get involved and support the organisation's practical and sustainable projects. Your JustGiving page serves as a hub for raising awareness about the critical issues Practical Action addresses, fostering a sense of collective purpose. Additionally, the platform's transparency allows donors to witness the direct impact of their contributions, reinforcing a sense of trust and accountability.


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