Annual report and accounts | ActionAid UK

Annual report and accounts

Our annual Trustees’ Report and Accounts charts how, with your support, ActionAid in the UK is making progress towards our strategic objectives.

The annual report also includes our audited accounts, explaining where our income comes from, and how we’ve spent it. Our Trustees are responsible for preparing these reports in keeping with the law and the UK Accounting Standards. They are published each year.

Download our 2017 Trustees’ Report and Accounts below.

If you have any questions about the Trustees Report and Accounts please email us at

You can also download previous annual reports.

What we achieved together in 2017

2017 will be remembered as the year in which women’s rights became the centre of a huge global conversation.

It was during this turbulent year that ActionAid in the UK published our new strategy: Together, with women and girls. We’re shifting our focus because no community can truly prosper when half its citizens are denied the rights enjoyed by the other half.


2017 in numbers

new supporters in the UK signed up to give a committed gift

raised to help change lives, for good

raised through our emergency appeals for the East Africa food crisis, Rohingya crisis and Sierra Leone mudslides

In crisis

Rohingya refugees supported

people received life-saving support across Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia, where ActionAid works in Somaliland 

people in Sierra Leone received humanitarian assistance, including in response to the mudslides

In solidarity

people in the UK campaigned to change lives for good


people in the UK called for safe cities for women

people watched our Survivors’ Runway Facebook live, celebrating the courage and resilience of acid attack survivors

In partnership

raised by ActionAid supporters in the UK to fund child sponsorship programmes across 35 countries 


grant from players of the People’s Postcode Lottery, to support our work promoting girls’ education and tackling violence against women and girls

women and girls in Rwanda, Ghana, Kenya and Ethiopia have already benefited from this grant

Download our previous annual reports

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Page updated 5 February 2019