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Thank you for your invaluable support at this challenging time. In a world facing the terrible coronavirus threat, improving hygiene and access to clean water and sanitation services in poor communities has never been more vital.

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Please select how much you'd like to give, as a monthly or single gift. Your support will enable us to continue and expand our work around the world, helping people to use ingenuity to tackle the world’s toughest problems.


Please select how much you'd like to give, as a monthly or single gift. Your support will fund our work in poor communities all around the world.

Your donation can help:

  • Struggling smallholder farmers to improve their harvests and incomes<
  • People in urban slums to have safe, clean water and proper waste services
  • Communities without electricity or clean cooking to access these life-changing essentials
  • People threatened by climate change to adapt their lives and cope with disasters

The value of your gift will multiply

At Practical Action we dedicate ourselves to finding new and innovative ways to tackle poverty and disadvantage.

We develop, refine and improve these solutions in our community projects and then, through our publishing and advisory services, share them freely and widely with other development groups, governments and companies.


Whether you make a large personal donation or give through a foundation, trust or company, your generous support will help people tackle some of the world’s toughest problems.

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Whatever you give, however you choose to give it. Your donations are helping us connect thousands of communities to the ingenious solutions they need to build a life free from poverty. Thank you.

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Other ways to support

There are many ways to support our work, including fundraising, becoming a volunteer speaker or making a donation in memory of a loved one. However you choose to show your support, you’re playing a part in helping the worlds poorest communities work their way to a better future.

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