Together we can empower communities to
turn the tables
Right now, climate change is destroying lives all over the world. For people living in the extreme environments of The Himalayas, it’s hitting particularly hard.
Farming on this terrain is tough, made even tougher by flooding, landslides and droughts caused by climate change. Crops regularly fail, and now the coronavirus pandemic is disrupting farming and closing down markets.
Women like Junmaya face a gruelling daily routine of hiking up and down a dangerous mountainside, transporting heavy loads of crops to sell or water to drink.
But it doesn’t have to be this way.
With your support, families can find improved ways to farm despite the challenging climate, access markets safely, use solar technology to store water and create flourishing businesses.
Together, we can empower communities to turn the tables on climate change, and overcome the mountain of problems they face every day.
We know that ingenuity can tackle the world’s toughest problems. We’ve worked with communities to prove it’s possible to:
It’s what we’ve been doing for over 50 years.
People living in poor communities have never faced such a tough reality.
You support will help make this possible.
Regular support through monthly giving will:
You’ll feel involved and inspired by the work your support is making possible.
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(2018/19 audited accounts, produced to Charity Commission norms).
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