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December 21, 2018

Build a bigger table, not a higher fence As a child of the 80s, whenever I hear Band Aid’s infamous ‘Do They Know it’s Christmas’ blaring out from the radio as I traipse around the shops on last minute gift-buying expeditions, images of 1984 famine-struck Ethiopia fill my mind. This irritates me, because as much […]

December 5, 2018

A young girl sits, stock still and frozen with fear. She has just found out she is pregnant. She doesn’t understand how. She questions, “Why me? Why now?” She thinks of how her life has barely begun and yet she’s ‘expecting’ and expected to bring about a new life herself. She wonders, “How will I […]

November 14, 2018

Last week, All We Can’s Steph Dalton visited a village in Zimbabwe where one of our local partner organisations is helping people to improve their health by rethinking their priorities around sanitation. Today, on World Toilet Day she explains why next time she visits Sigiji, she won’t be looking where she’s stepping. It was drizzling […]

November 12, 2018

The Elimination of Violence Against Women Day (November 25) exists to give taboo a backseat and deliver information on the topic of gender-based violence. An issue we all need to talk about more. The United Nations define gender-based violence directed at women as: “Any act of gender-based violence that results in… physical, sexual or mental harm […]

October 31, 2018

Kindness is not a new concept. Philosopher Aristotle said: “It is the characteristic of the magnanimous man to ask no favour but to be ready to do kindness to others.” “Kindness was man’s ‘greatest delight”, the Roman philosopher-emperor Marcus Aurelius declared. Yet, kindness is given very little credence these days. Often, it is dismissed as […]

October 16, 2018

All We Can’s Communications Intern, Zoë Carruthers, thinks about why poverty is still an issue in 2018. When I am asked a question, I like to be honest. My immediate reaction to the question, ‘Will we ever see poverty made history?’ is no. The reason behind my response is simple, I don’t believe we have […]

September 7, 2018

Laura Cook, Communications Manager for All We Can, reflects on the power of togetherness and the need to unite as a global community in order to meet the challenge of the Sustainable Development Goals Summer BBQs in the UK require a lot of collaboration. Even with a summer that has been as hot as this […]

August 13, 2018

As one of All We Can’s wonderful trustees, Andy Dye already does a phenomenal amount of voluntary work for All We Can – but this September, he is taking that commitment a step further by taking on the Berlin Marathon. We caught up with Andy to see how his preparation for this impressive challenge is […]

July 17, 2018

The All We Can staff team are also All We Can supporters – many find ways in their spare time to raise funds for the work All We Can does around the world. On Sunday, two members of All We Can staff joined other supporters running the British 10K in London. In today’s blog Katie […]

July 10, 2018

India is mesmerising, chaotic and unforgettable. India, according to the CIA World Factbook, is home to approximately 1.3 billion people, many of them crowded into its big cities, like New Delhi or Mumbai. And the streets of these cities aren’t just full of people, but also with cars, tuk-tuks, motorcycles, thousands of feral dogs and even with cows and the occasional […]

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