Free health care in Sierra Leone
In 2011 Sierra Leone celebrated its first year of free health care for mothers and children under five. And it all started with people like you. Your tireless campaigning helped persuade the UK government to help Sierra Leone and five other developing countries provide free care.
Coal plant plans go up in smoke
E.ON pulled the plug on a controversial, carbon-heavy power station at Kingsnorth in Kent - after you took action as part of the Stop Climate Chaos coalition.
Haiti's debt dropped
Thanks in part to more than 415,000 people who signed the "Drop the Debt" petition in the wake of 2010's devastating earthquake, the World Bank waived Haiti's $36m debt.
Making HIV treatment affordable
Oxfam supporters' determined campaigning paid off in 2009 when a patent pool for HIV drugs was agreed. That means manufacturers can produce affordable versions of the drugs: a major step towards the 33 million people living with HIV and AIDS getting the treatment they need.
Starbucks coffee: a fair price
Nearly 100,000 people contacted Starbucks and asked them to pay Ethiopian farmers a fair price for their coffee beans. Under pressure, eventually Starbucks put people before profits - so we still get to drink great coffee, and the farmers get paid fairly for it.