Human Appeal is an international relief and development agency that asks the question, what makes us human? They think the answer is caring for others and changing their lives for the better. That’s what they’ve been doing for 25 years.
They started in a small flat in Manchester, UK, and this year they have worked in 24 countries, providing humanitarian aid that saves and transforms lives. That’s what makes them Human Appeal.
Their generous donors, supporters and partners have helped them work towards their mission for the past 25 years. They give them Human Appeal.
To become the global agent of change for a just, caring, and sustainable world.
They are a global humanitarian and development organisation. They save lives, alleviate poverty, transform and empower local communities whilst championing humanity, impartiality, neutrality, and independence.
What they do
As a humanitarian and development organisation, they implement projects across six themes. They ensure mainstreaming of gender equality, climate change adaptation and environmental protection, inclusion and protection throughout their project cycles.
Thematic priorities of their work
Emergency Relief (Food Aid/NFIs/Shelter/Protection)
They provide humanitarian assistance and relief in the context of disasters, conflict and other emergencies.
They assist in livelihoods development for rural, urban and displaced communities.
They improve access to quality education for children in vulnerable, marginalised and displaced communities.
They assist in the development of safe, sustainable and affordable food systems to increase food security long-term.
WASH (Water, Sanitation & Hygiene)
They improve access to clean water, sanitation and improve hygiene practices and awareness among vulnerable and displaced communities.
Child Welfare & Orphans
They provide a one-to-one sponsorship programme to improve child welfare, keeping child safeguarding central to their approach.
They support local health centres, hospitals and mobile clinics with medication, equipment and training for staff. They ensure access to healthcare for the most vulnerable people, particularly women and children.
They ensure all their projects take unique problems faced by women and girls into consideration in the design and implementation.
Climate change & Environment
They ensure their projects contribute positively towards building communities’ resilience to the effects of climate change and have no harmful effects on the environment.
They strive to reach the most marginalised and vulnerable people in all their interventions, from the disabled, elderly, women and children, minorities and others.
They ensure every activity they undertake is in accordance with SPHERE standards on protection in humanitarian action in order to avoid exposing people to further harm. They assist and protect people from physical and psychological harm and they improve their access to impartial assistance in proportion to need and without discrimination.
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