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Africa drought appeal

This is the worst food crisis for 30 years. Help us to reach vulnerable older people today.

 

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South Sudan food crisis

Crisis in South Sudan

Conflict continues, 5 years after independence Our work in South Sudan ...

Our drought response

How we're helping during the Africa Drought Crisis About the project ...

Africa drought news

Latest drought news

Charity Director warns of impending crisis in Africa Read the latest ...

Leaving no one behind

#LeaveNoOneBehind

How and why to include all ages in international development Ageing and development ...

Emergency health

Age-friendly aid

Find out how we help older people during emergencies. Discover more ...

Syria Crisis

Syria: Donate now

Give older refugees a lifeline through this terrible crisis. Help today...

Gender equality

Older women

Discover how we fight for equality around the world. Gender equality ...

Walking stick Burma

"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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