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New Tank for Bright Secondary School, Uganda

The future is looking brighter at the Bright School in Bujaaya Village! IMPROVED ACCESS TO WATER RESULTS IN A REDUCTION IN LOST TEACHING... Read more

Disability Training for 120 Local Leaders, Uganda

Disability Inclusion Programme – Uganda - A catalyst to encourage children to return to school Update written by Wendy Lubbee, June 2022 We... Read more

International Needs Group Assistance Programme (INGAP) for Street Boys in Kenya 

Jun 2022, Asmau Durnin, Programme and Partnerships Manager  The International Needs Group Assistance Programme (INGAP) is an all-inclusive model... Read more

IN Burkina Faso is Making Great Strides! 

By Asmau Durnin- Programme and Partnerships Manager  IN Burkina Faso, with the support of its partners, has been helping children who have... Read more

Ukrainian Refugee Appeal – Weekly Updates (latest update 1st June)

Thank you so much for your generous support at this desperate time for families fleeing Ukraine The aim of this blog is to keep you updated with our... Read more

Now Hiring Passionate People!

International Needs UK are looking for passionate people to join our UK team at our office based in Selsdon If you are interested in these roles,... Read more

Creating livelihoods for rural women in Nepal

Girls and women in Nepal face many challenges Cultural and traditional norms have deprived women of their agency in choices when it comes to... Read more

Access, Attitudes and Agency

Integrating Disabled Children into Schools in Uganda In Uganda, disabled children face an uncertain future The discrimination that... Read more

Hope Through Healthcare

A Terrible Dilemma According to the World Health Organisation, half of the world’s population are still unable to readily access essential... Read more

Safe Education in a time of Covid-19

Nelson Mandela famously described education as “the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” That transformation happens one... Read more

“By sponsoring a child, you can change their future” Reflections from Alison Ward

I have been helping at International Needs while I have been between jobs and have been assisting with child sponsorship  It has transformed my... Read more

IN Day of Encouragement #GivingTuesdayNow

Walter the duck is back (but working from home)! He has been our trusty mascot for our #GivingTuesday fundraising over the last few years, where he... Read more

Our first virtual relay event – The IN Family Relay!

We are running and we need your help! With marathon and public running events cancelled, we are hosting our first ever virtual relay event! We won't... Read more

From our homes to yours

We wanted to let you know that we are still here and working desperately to best support our partners around the world at this difficult time... Read more

Gifts of Compassion

We are so grateful to everyone who has supported families around the world through purchasing a Gift of Compassion through our website This has... Read more

2019 Reflections from Nairobi – Life on the Streets

As 2019 comes to a close we wanted to share an update from Grace Empowerment with you, and celebrate all that this programme was able to achieve... Read more

A round of applause for Walter the Farmer Duck! #GivingTuesday2019

Wow! Just last week, together we raised over £11,000 to support families in the Sindhupalchowk District of Nepal as they work towards rebuilding... Read more

It’s #INUKGivingTuesday2019

Giving Tuesday has come around again! And cheeky Walter the Duck is up to his usual antics Every year he likes to take on a new challenge for a great... Read more

GoGlobal Reflections: Elizabeth

Elizabeth, our IN Sponsorship Coordinator writes about her recent trip to Nepal, the things she learnt, challenges she faced and more about the... Read more

Meet Amie – the INUK Intern!

Hi there! I’m Amie, 21 year old student on a placement year with university I am interning with International Needs I wanted to intern with IN... Read more

Supporting Families in the Sindhupalchowk District of Nepal this Harvest

Donate here to help families in the Sindhupalchowk District of Nepal through our Livelihoods Programme For churches: Click below to access a... Read more

Are you up for a challenge? Apply for one of our charity marathon positions!

We are looking for runners who will go the distance for our IN projects by completing the London or Brighton marathon If you are an avid runner,... Read more

Looking for a good read? Check out our latest edition of invision!

Our Spring 2019 edition of invision magazine features interviews with some of our amazing project partners around the world, with a particular focus... Read more

How Far Do You Go To Get Water?

“Four seconds” This was the response that IN Uganda National Director, Justus Miwanda, received from a young boy when he posed this question... Read more

Real Hope for Kawangware’s street children

“Never worry about numbers Help one person at a time and always start with the person nearest you”  You only have to be in the company of the... Read more

Prossy’s Story of Hope

“My Name is Prossy and I am a mother of seven children I lost my husband in 2010 when my oldest child was in primary seven and my youngest was... Read more

Sponsorship, School and Science – Mbasha Rehema’s story.

Mbasha Rehema lives in Buikwe, Uganda Despite facing difficult circumstances in her childhood, with support from her family, her school and her... Read more

invision magazine Winter 2018 Edition.

Our Winter 2018 edition of invision magazine has arrived! Click the link below to catch up on the latest updates from our work including the recently... Read more

Our New Partnership with RUSH Kenya

We are very excited to announce our new partnership with RUSH Kenya, led by Andrew and Lucy Amukowa RUSH Kenya provides vital support to poor and... Read more

It’s #GivingTuesday 2018!

Today for #GivingTuesday we are raising urgently needed funds for our newest project, RUSH Academy in Kakamega, Kenya Teachers around the... Read more

Lydia’s Story

My name is Lydia and I am the 8th born in the family of 10 children My parents are subsistence farmers and when I was young they always struggled... Read more

International Needs UK says farewell to Jo Wilson

  Dear supporters and IN Family members, We are sad to announce today that Jo Wilson, our sponsorship coordinator, will be leaving us... Read more

Get to know Gyan, The Director of International Needs Nepal

In January this year Gyan (Pronounced Jan) Shrestha took over from Esther Thapa as Director of International Needs Nepal Here he has written a little... Read more

Harvest 2018: Hope for Kenya’s Street Children

Wachira’s story   Wachira moved to the streets as a teenager He left home as his parents always argued and did not return as his... Read more

Real Hope in Kenya’s Kawangware Slum.

Mary’s Story   We have changed Mary’s name to protect her privacy Mary has seven siblings and has grown up cared for by a single mum... Read more

Meet some of our volunteers!

Every week, we have a number of volunteers who come into the International Needs office in Selsdon They give their time, energy and skills to support... Read more

Story of Hope: Jessica’s story

Jessica lives in Buikwe Uganda and looks after her two grandchildren after their parents sadly died from HIV/Aids Her grandsons rely on her to... Read more

Keswick in Devon

For over 5 years now I have been Sponsorship Co-ordinator for International Needs 18 months ago I moved to Sidmouth in Devon and was delighted to... Read more

Classrooms urgently needed at La Bonne Nouvelle School, Burkina Faso.

Danny Morris- National Director   A trip to Burkina always brings surprises, learning new aspects of Burkina life, the good the bad and... Read more

Interview with Catherine from Kenya

Last month, Catherine came with us to visit our Street Boys work in Kenya Read... Read more

How was our Christmas Concert?

We wrapped up 2017 with our annual International Needs Christmas Concert We are so thankful to South Norwood Baptist Church who hosted the event for... Read more

A Big Month for a Little Duck

This last month you may have noticed that we had a new member join the International Needs UK team His name is Walter - he is bright yellow and has a... Read more

Story of Transformation – Rachel

Rachel attends Doblogonno Community School, which is in a peri-urban community in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana She belongs to a large family of... Read more

What are you doing on 24th November?!

Knowle Parish Church, near Birmingham, are hosting a Concert in aid of our work on 24th November Matt Baggott is one of our trustees and will be... Read more

The Burden of Thirst

In 2016, International Needs met ten year old Eric (waving in the photo) and his family He lives in Buikwe District in Uganda Every day before... Read more

Mainstreaming Diversity

What a wonderful week we have had!! Since the beginning of this year, we have been working in partnership with BFSS and UNESCO Chair to develop... Read more

Esther Thapa from IN Nepal here in the UK

On September 9th to the 18th, we are hosting Esther Thapa Esther is the executive director of IN Nepal She and her team work to support families... Read more

Lydia Ladies take part in the Kathmandu 5km fun run

Sponsored by Ogilvy, the Lydia ladies were able to have a great time taking part in the Kathmandu fun run celebrating International Women's Day... Read more

Event Review – Hever Castle Jazz Concert 2016

International Needs have been blessed by the opportunity to use the beautiful grounds of Hever Castle and their wonderful festival theatre for many... Read more

YOU DID IT – a new maternity unit in Bobo!

Thank you to everyone who has been partnering with us on this project, we are finally finished and the maternity unit is open for use Young families,... Read more

Golf Day 2017 – May 17th

Did you take part with us last year How did your team do We are really looking forward to this year's Golf Day back at Singing Hills Golf Course... Read more

A New Year and A New Us

This year we are launching The International Needs Family This is a membership body of supporters who have committed to give to our work on a... Read more

Nepal Earthquake

Since the April 25th earthquake last year, IN supporters demonstrated such generosity and care for the people of Nepal by raising over £44,000 This... Read more

A Small Moment – The impact of assisting a child’s education

Each big change starts with a small moment…and you have given a child or student that small moment that changed everything for them You did... Read more

London Marathon 2016

On Sunday April 24th we cheered on our Virgin London Marathon runners: Clare, Nana, Penn, Barry, Matt, Paul and Mandy All running for... Read more

Go-Global in Burkina Faso

In January INUK sent a team of 12 people to visit our work in Burkina Faso The group was a good mix of people, including two of our trustees Tony... Read more

Helping Families Create a Sustainable Future

We see families as the beneficiaries at the heart of what we do Strong families build strong communities and in turn produce stable societies... Read more