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March 13, 2019

A perspective from Ethiopia We, local NGOs/CSOs in the ‘Global South’ have a nickname – ‘donor-driven CSOs’. This is not a positive moniker but there is reality in it. We have our own cars – organisations. We are sat in the drivers’ seat, but we are not the true (actual) drivers of the car. The […]

March 8, 2019

Heavy rain has caused the flooding of rivers and dams in Chikwawa, Malawi. This has led to six deaths so far. The loss of life has been confirmed by the Chikwawa police. Among the casualties are two family members who were swept up in the flooding of the Livunzu River. Further casualties include a health worker […]

March 7, 2019

Our world is made up of 49.55% women. Yet across the world boys and girls, women and men, are having their lives shaped by their biological sex rather than their personal capabilities and potential. On International Women’s Day, we come together to promote equal opportunities for women and girls and to celebrate the contribution women […]

March 1, 2019

It’s a wonderful, warm July day. The weather is suspended in a perfect, delicate balance between the cool of the morning and the very beginnings of the afternoon heat. You’re outside, making the most of this gorgeous day and enjoying every minute of it. You’re in London’s beautiful centre, taking in some of the nation’s […]

“Previously, I was ashamed and afraid to sit in the community. Today, as I am healed, I have no fear of going anywhere and sitting with others.” All We Can worked in partnership with Union Chrétienne pour l’Education et le Développement des Déshérités (UCEDD) in Burundi, Africa, from 2011. UCEDD seek to promote the socio-economic integration of Batwa […]

Recently, All We Can’s Peter Blanch travelled to India and was able to see the difference being made in the community of Shikajhola in Odisha State. In the United Kingdom, my role with All We Can often involves analysing data and the important work of ensuring good governance of the money raised by supporters. One […]

February 21, 2019

What does a macho entrepreneur, wearing a rucksack while singing karaoke have to do with International Mother Language Day? You may not have noticed, but many words in English derive from foreign languages. Can you guess which countries the words above are drawn from? We have adopted various words through cultural exchange across hundreds of […]

February 1, 2019

We are deeply concerned by Penny Mordaunt’s recent comments that suggest private sector investments should replace, rather than supplement, public aid for international development. While there is certainly a place for private investment this should never be at the cost of the commitments made to 0.7% of GNI, nor should it compromise the quality of […]

January 31, 2019

The Methodist Church in Britain approves a new Framework of Commitment with All We Can At today’s Methodist Council meeting it was affirmed that All We Can, the Methodist relief and development agency, is an integral part of the Methodist Church’s Calling and its commitment to One Mission, acting for the Church through work in […]

January 29, 2019

A peaceful uprising against the president of Syria just over eight years ago turned into a full-scale civil war. The conflict in Syria has left more than 350,000 people dead, devastated cities and has forced hundreds-of-thousands of people to flee the country. All We Can has been working in the Middle East in countries including […]

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