Who are we?

Age International is a UK based development charity, helping older people in over 30 of the world's poorest countries. We're the international arm of Age UK and our mission is simple: to help older people by reducing poverty, improving health, protecting rights and responding to emergencies all around the world.

Check out the latest from Age International:

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

  • People DO get older in developing countries. Find out more about the way older people live around the world

    Why older people

Latest news:

  • Global AgeWatch Index 2014

    The new Global AgeWatch Index has launched - measuring quality of life for older people globally. Get the Index >>

  • Human Development Report

    UN Human Development Report 2014 launches in London, hosted by Age International. See our event summary >>

  • Gaza conflict escalates

    Age International takes action as a member of the DEC Gaza Crisis Appeal. Our work in Gaza >>