We’re a big, bold international development organisation working with the poorest women and children around the world. We fundraise, we campaign and we work together to change lives, for good.

Why join us

We're forward thinking

Be part of a value driven, forward thinking organisation, focused on achieving long-term change.

International impact

Contribute to a broad range of activities in 45 countries combatting violence, badly paid work and lack of access to education.

Change lives

Working with ActionAid you'll help change the lives of the poorest, most disadvantaged women and children in the world – for good.

Our people say

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Whether it is tax justice, violence against women and girls, or women’s economic inequality, ActionAid doesn’t shy away from the tough issues – it tackles them head on.

Alison Holder. Director of Policy, Advocacy and Programmes (Interim)

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ActionAid won my heart. Every day around the world small victories are won by the people we work with because we have listened to their needs and supported them to shape a better future. That is what keeps me coming to work every day.

Janet Convery. Director of Public Engagement

Recent campaigns

What we've achieved together in 2015.

Latest achievements


People living on the brink of survival helped


People received emergency assistance


Women in 22 countries gained more control of land they farm