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Our work in emergencies

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Action on diabetes

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Syria Crisis

Syria: Donate now

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Older women

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"I like it very much"

A simple walking stick means so much to an older person See why ...

Did you know?

  • 20p coins

    100 million older people around the world are living on less than 60p a day

  • 80%

    8 in 10 older people have to do poorly paid, unsafe or irregular work to survive

  • Grandparent with children icon

    Grandparents care for up to half the world’s children orphaned by AIDS

  • For as little as 50p a day, you can help support a grandparent who has no one else to depend on.

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