Collection

Case studies

See our work in action through these real world examples.

Contents

  1. Documents

Case studies provide real-life examples of our policies in practice.

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Documents

  1. Restoring hope in Gaza

    • 26 February 2015
    • Case study
  2. Ebola heroes

    • 12 February 2015
    • Case study
  3. On the frontline of Ebola

    • 22 December 2014
    • Case study
  4. Medics behind the mask

    • 22 November 2014
    • Case study
  5. Pakistan: In school for the first time

    • 26 March 2014
    • Case study
  6. DR Congo at 50: rebuilding roads

    • 30 June 2010
    • Case study
  7. Pakistan earthquake: Seven years on

    • 7 September 2012
    • Case study
  8. Seeds of hope - Pakistan floods one year on

    • 19 July 2011
    • Case study
  9. A community built from within

    • 21 June 2010
    • Case study
  10. "If I help one person, to me that is a success"

    • 1 December 2010
    • Case study
  11. Food for families in Gaza

    • 17 November 2011
    • Case study
  12. MDG 8 - The GAVI Alliance saves children's lives through vaccines

    • 19 September 2011
    • Case study
  13. MDGs in focus - MDG 4: Reduce child mortality

    • 7 September 2010
    • Case study
  14. Pakistan floods six months on: tackling the threat of disease

    • 25 January 2011
    • Case study
  15. Getting back on their feet

    • 22 March 2013
    • Case study
  16. Helping women open up for business in Pakistan

    • 18 July 2013
    • Case study
  17. Called to be a midwife in northern Nigeria

    • 4 May 2012
    • Case study
  18. Buddyz breed confidence to change themselves and their communities

    • 13 July 2010
    • Case study
  19. Surviving the floods: getting through each day

    • 25 October 2010
    • Case study
  20. Rising above the stigma and scars - the story of an acid attack survivor in Pakistan

    • 21 March 2013
    • Case study
  21. Less ploughing, more crops, happier families

    • 7 September 2012
    • Case study
  22. Brighter later - Pakistan floods one year on

    • 19 July 2011
    • Case study
  23. Dignified futures: how hard work builds hope

    • 21 June 2010
    • Case study
  24. A future for people and forests in Nepal

    • 7 December 2010
    • Case study
  25. Cau's magic mushrooms

    • 2 December 2011
    • Case study
  26. MDG 6 - Bringing care to communities in Ethiopia

    • 19 September 2011
    • Case study
  27. Changing attitudes in rural India

    • 8 September 2010
    • Case study
  28. Dignity and relief after years of suffering

    • 14 February 2011
    • Case study
  29. A chance to grow

    • 9 August 2012
    • Case study
  30. Farming pomelo in Vietnam

    • 29 October 2012
    • Case study
  31. Building bridges to re-connect cut-off communities in Pakistan

    • 6 June 2012
    • Case study
  32. Empowering communities in Afghanistan

    • 20 July 2010
    • Case study
  33. First steps towards a new home

    • 29 October 2010
    • Case study
  34. Building safer, stronger schools in Nepal

    • 25 March 2013
    • Case study
  35. Northern Uganda: Hope after years of conflict

    • 20 September 2012
    • Case study
  36. Our house - Pakistan floods one year on

    • 19 July 2011
    • Case study
  37. Positive about stopping HIV suffering

    • 25 June 2010
    • Case study
  38. Technology to tackle corruption

    • 9 December 2010
    • Case study
  39. Poverty and vulnerability tackled in Turkana, Kenya

    • 7 December 2011
    • Case study
  40. Goodbye, Guinea worm

    • 27 September 2011
    • Case study
  41. MDGs in focus - MDG 2: Achieve universal primary education

    • 13 September 2010
    • Case study
  42. Girls decide: Tackling child marriage and early pregnancy in Bangladesh

    • 7 March 2011
    • Case study
  43. Zambian soap stars spread the word on family planning

    • 1 October 2011
    • Case study
  44. MDGs in focus – MDG 6: Combat HIV, AIDS, malaria and other diseases

    • 3 August 2010
    • Case study
  45. Sleeping safely under bednets

    • 12 November 2010
    • Case study
  46. A time for change: ending female genital mutilation

    • 22 March 2013
    • Case study
  47. A helping hand to rural farmers in Nepal

    • 22 March 2013
    • Case study
  48. World Food Day 2012: Sowing the seeds of a better future in DR Congo

    • 15 October 2012
    • Case study
  49. Fair exchange

    • 29 July 2011
    • Case study
  50. DR Congo at 50: help for HIV and AIDS orphans

    • 30 June 2010
    • Case study
  51. Giving women a choice in Malawi

    • 21 December 2010
    • Case study
  52. We're getting there

    • 19 December 2011
    • Case study
  53. The gift of two rabbits

    • 20 December 2010
    • Case study
  54. Rebuilding Malawi after the earthquake

    • 15 September 2010
    • Case study
  55. Girls determined to get an education

    • 7 March 2011
    • Case study
  56. Lady health workers saving lives in rural Pakistan

    • 31 July 2012
    • Case study
  57. Livelihoods protected and lives rebuilt

    • 12 October 2011
    • Case study
  58. Pakistan: reaching the poorest through cash transfers

    • 24 July 2013
    • Case study
  59. Acute malnourishment threatens Niger's children

    • 3 August 2010
    • Case study
  60. Helping HIV positive mothers have HIV negative children

    • 22 November 2010
    • Case study
  61. Syrian refugees in Jordan

    • 22 March 2013
    • Case study
  62. Growing their way to health and security in Bangladesh

    • 16 May 2013
    • Case study
  63. Clearing land mines in South Sudan with MAG

    • 4 April 2013
    • Case study
  64. Crafting jewellery and a glittering career

    • 18 October 2012
    • Case study
  65. Tackling hunger in Karamoja

    • 22 August 2011
    • Case study
  66. Extending the fight against malaria in Ethiopia

    • 22 December 2010
    • Case study
  67. Haiti, two years on: getting back home at last

    • 12 January 2012
    • Case study
  68. Gender violence in Pakistan

    • 10 December 2010
    • Case study
  69. After the floods: returning home in northern Pakistan

    • 20 September 2010
    • Case study
  70. Battling malaria in India

    • 19 April 2011
    • Case study
  71. Helping girls get an education

    • 22 March 2013
    • Case study
  72. Educating Pakistan's next generation

    • 22 July 2013
    • Case study
  73. A safe arrival for India’s newborns

    • 10 March 2010
    • Case study
  74. A generation free of HIV

    • 25 November 2010
    • Case study
  75. Ending violence and transforming women's lives

    • 22 March 2013
    • Case study
  76. Paving the way to better business

    • 24 October 2012
    • Case study
  77. Protecting the vulnerable in Kenya

    • 23 August 2011
    • Case study
  78. DR Congo at 50: improving access to clean water

    • 30 June 2010
    • Case study
  79. Malaria in Rwanda - a preventable tragedy

    • 31 December 2010
    • Case study
  80. Water without the worry

    • 20 March 2012
    • Case study
  81. Last night an SMS saved my life

    • 21 December 2010
    • Case study
  82. Market women secure a decent trade in Ghana

    • 21 September 2010
    • Case study
  83. Burma: six months after Cyclone Giri

    • 4 April 2011
    • Case study
  84. A biscuit a day...

    • 6 August 2012
    • Case study
  85. Almost home: restarting life after conflict in Sri Lanka's 'rice bowl'

    • 19 May 2010
    • Case study
  86. River of hope: adapting to a changing climate in Mozambique

    • 29 November 2010
    • Case study
  87. Pakistan elections: Supporting women to cast their vote

    • 10 May 2013
    • Case study
  88. MDG 2 - Universal primary education in Zambia

    • 19 September 2011
    • Case study
  89. Helping farming communities in India to improve their livelihoods

    • 5 August 2010
    • Case study
  90. The fight against cholera in Haiti

    • 7 January 2011
    • Case study
  91. Spreading the message to curb disease

    • 20 March 2012
    • Case study
  92. Getting people back on their feet in Haiti

    • 9 July 2010
    • Case study
  93. Rural roads boost ethnic minority livelihoods in Vietnam

    • 8 October 2010
    • Case study
  94. Burma - six months after Cyclone Giri: Rebuilding lives in Ohn Taw village

    • 5 May 2011
    • Case study
  95. Super spuds help beat hidden hunger in Uganda

    • 6 August 2012
    • Case study
  96. Growing poppies instead of opium in Afghanistan

    • 26 May 2011
    • Case study
  97. Changing attitudes, fighting abuse in Bangladesh

    • 28 May 2010
    • Case study
  98. A restless determination to make things better

    • 1 December 2010
    • Case study
  99. Pakistan elections: Educating women on their fundamental rights

    • 10 May 2013
    • Case study
  100. World AIDS Day 2012: Tackling stigma and discrimination in Kenya

    • 29 November 2012
    • Case study
  101. MDG 3 - Education for all in The Gambia

    • 19 September 2011
    • Case study
  102. MDGs in focus - MDG 1: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger

    • 17 August 2010
    • Case study
  103. Haiti – one year on: safer shelter is ACTED upon

    • 11 January 2011
    • Case study
  104. Making Misrata safer with MAG: clearing unexploded ordnance in Libya

    • 4 April 2012
    • Case study
  105. Saving lives, restoring hope in Haiti

    • 12 July 2010
    • Case study
  106. Sowing the seeds of scuba rice

    • 15 October 2010
    • Case study
  107. Building furniture and a future in Afghanistan

    • 17 May 2011
    • Case study
  108. Proof positive - medicine for a healthy life in Malawi

    • 8 June 2011
    • Case study
  109. Against the odds, UK-funded Gazan businesses grow

    • 3 June 2010
    • Case study
  110. Unite to fight AIDS

    • 1 December 2010
    • Case study
  111. Increasing awareness of HIV and maternal services in Zambia

    • 29 November 2012
    • Case study
  112. A passion for education

    • 19 September 2011
    • Case study
  113. Motorbikes and Midwives: A triple blessing

    • 25 August 2010
    • Case study
  114. Engaging local people in carbon markets

    • 18 January 2011
    • Case study
  115. Demining Herat: making land safe in Afghanistan's 'bread basket'

    • 4 April 2012
    • Case study
  116. DR Congo at 50: community reconstruction

    • 30 June 2010
    • Case study
  117. Tackling malnutrition, providing hope in western Chad

    • 15 October 2010
    • Case study
  118. Healthy babies are sweet thanks to powerful potatoes

    • 10 August 2012
    • Case study
  119. Fighting for women’s rights in Nepal

    • 30 June 2011
    • Case study
  120. Pakistan: Investing in young people’s skills

    • 11 July 2013
    • Case study
  121. Discreet HIV treatment changes lives

    • 7 June 2010
    • Case study
  122. A chance to plan for the future

    • 1 December 2010
    • Case study
  123. New livelihoods bring hope for women in Somalia

    • 9 January 2013
    • Case study
  124. MDG 5 - Driving down maternal mortality in Nepal

    • 19 September 2011
    • Case study
  125. MDGs in focus - MDG 8: Develop a global partnership for development

    • 26 August 2010
    • Case study
  126. Pakistan six months on: water brings relief to flood survivors

    • 25 January 2011
    • Case study
  127. Ending violence against women in Nepal

    • 22 March 2013
    • Case study
  128. An 'Avon lady' of Bangladesh tells her story

    • 17 April 2012
    • Case study
  129. Design for life

    • 1 July 2010
    • Case study
  130. People count in Ghana

    • 19 October 2010
    • Case study
  131. From acid victim to activist: Hasina's courageous journey

    • 22 March 2013
    • Case study
  132. Rapid response: Tackling cholera in Sierra Leone with Oxfam

    • 3 September 2012
    • Case study
  133. Cottoning on to the power of the private sector

    • 12 July 2011
    • Case study
  134. Hope across the South African border

    • 16 June 2010
    • Case study
  135. "Access to treatment is access to life"

    • 1 December 2010
    • Case study
  136. A future for children in Ethiopia

    • 20 October 2011
    • Case study
  137. MDG 7 - Household loans for rural water supply and sanitation in Vietnam

    • 19 September 2011
    • Case study
  138. MDGs in focus - MDG 3: Promote gender equality and empower women

    • 1 September 2010
    • Case study
  139. Pakistan floods six months on: a roof over their heads

    • 25 January 2011
    • Case study
  140. Education against all odds: job skills open up new worlds in Helmand

    • 2 May 2012
    • Case study
  141. Getting money where it's needed

    • 8 July 2010
    • Case study
  142. Measuring poverty in Malawi

    • 19 October 2010
    • Case study