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Theresa (centre) and her school friends are from Northern Ghana, and received bikes from ActionAid so they can get to school safely

Whether you're a roadie, newbie, Boris biker, a fixed-gear freestyler or a Shoreditch hipster cyclist - here are some fun facts that you probably didn't know about your beloved two-wheeled friend.

A future doctor and a future chef dress up for Big Me!

Big Me week - running from 8-12 October - is ActionAid's easy fundraising day for primary schools. Children dream big, dress up as what they want to be when they grow up and raise money to change lives.I'm a teacher at Mora Primary School in London and we took part in Big Me early to test it out. We had a fun-filled day learning about each other's dreams and children's lives around the world. Here's three great reasons to take part in Big Me.

Girls at Makhnda U17 football club enjoy the game in South Africa

The World Cup 2018 kicks off on June 14th and football fever has now reached boiling point. All around the world, fans are gearing up for World Cup screenings, sweepstakes and generally having a football focused good time.This is a great fundraising opportunity! To show how you can get into the fundraising football spirit we've put together some World Cup-themed fundraising ideas to spark your imagination and help you hit and exceed your target.

Girls play outside their home with toys donated by an ActionAid supporter in Shingiro District, Rwanda

At ActionAid, we’re blown away every day by the generosity of our supporters. And at this time of great change and upheaval, when the world can seem polarised, individual acts of kindness and generosity are especially welcome.

Thank you for supporting our work in 2016.

Watch our video of 2016 highlights

Posted in Blog 2 years 11 months ago

2016 has been an incredibly eventful year on the world stage. But with your steadfast support, together we’ve achieved thousands of everyday victories in this time of change. Take a look at our video to see what we’ve achieved together this year.

Find the perfect Gift in Action this Christmas.

GIFs in Action Christmas gift idea generator

Posted in Blog 2 years 11 months ago

We’ve all got that one person who’s impossible to buy a Christmas present for, whether it’s a picky aunt, a friend who’s already got everything she needs, or a dad who simply won’t give you any hints. So this year, take the stress out of Christmas shopping with the help of our GIFS in Action idea generator! Answer the following questions about the recipient and choose from a selection of life-changing Gifts in Action that are sure to raise a smile this Christmas.