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Thank you to the MPs who voted for the 0.7% aid bill on 5 December 2014

A life-saving law is in the making, thanks to you!

You did it! From contacting your MPs to tell them how strongly you feel about ending poverty to joining a rousing singalong outside Parliament to the tune of 'Stay Another Day,' your message...

Progress on 0.7%

In March 2013 the UK became the first G7country to meet the 40 year old United Nations commitment to invest 0.7% of Gross National Income (GNI) in international development aid. After years of relentless...

We’re keeping the pressure on...

Now that the G8 has started, and discussions are taking place we've been hitting the media. Friday 14 June On Friday we hosted a 'pop-up tax haven' on London's South...

The G8 is in our sights

So guess who was spotted in Northern Ireland yesterday? Yes you guessed correctly - the G8. Here they are trying to hitch a lift to Enniskillen, one of the most westerly towns of the UK.  ...

WOW! What a day...

Little did I know when I woke up on Saturday morning that I would be so moved and inspired by the Big IF London. I knew it was going to be a good day, but it was spectacular beyond what I had imagined. ...

When the Big IF came to town

Did you see the Big IF's flying visit to Manchester? As part of the Enough Food for Everyone IF campaign we decided to spread the word far and (very) high. ...

Why is the G8 important?

 An audience gathered for an evening of videos and discussion on Thursday 23rd May at Nexus Art Café in Manchester's Northern Quarter. We heard first hand from two speakers; Elly Ahimidwe...

MDG spending infographic

Are governments meeting their MDG spending targets?

Government Spending Watch, a site that collates MDG spending, launches today. Guppi Bola and Rachel Bladon explain how this powerful tool will be critical in holding governments to account....

Craven’s Skipton Event: Enough Food IF We Raise Our Voice, IF We Act Together

The IF campaign is not only reaching out to millions of people who go to bed hungry every night in developing countries but it's reaching the far corners of Britain such as Skipton, where Craven...

Family Life Below the Line: "It's been tougher than I imagined"

As many Live Below the Line participants have found over the last few days, living on £1 a day is certainly a challenge. But how hard is it when you are a family of four on a £4 a day budget? Activism...

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