Education makes aworld of difference

Feed the Minds helps marginalised people transform their lives through education. We do this through community-led projects in the Global South.

From local to global

Our projects are local but our impact is global. We believe helping one person directly, helps hundreds indirectly in the community. Enabling our local partners to spread their reach means that each year our work benefits around 100,000 people.

We've worked in 48 countries

Currently running 15 projects

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Why education?

Education is the key to tackling poverty, improving health and building brighter futures.

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How can you get involved with our work?

There are lots of ways to get involved. We value all the support we receive – in whatever form.

“The project made a significant difference to my life. It provided me with respect. I can now read. And my involvement with soap production lifted me from extreme poverty.”

Sijaona Shomari,
Democratic Republic of Congo

What's going on at Feed the Minds?

Bishop Burrows fundraising presentation at Tullow church (left), Route 66 Poster (centre) and Bishop Burrows outside St Canice's Cathedral (right)

Bishop Michael Burrows’ incredible fundraising efforts: Route 66

Church of Ireland Bishop of Cashel, Ferns & Ossory, Bishop Michael Burrows, visited 66+ churches and schools during his Route 66 fundraising challenge.

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Capturing the history of Feed the Minds

A former Director of Feed the Minds, Alec Gilmore, has written a book wishing to capture the history of the charity, and the churches’ contribution over 300 years to literacy, literature and libraries.

One of the women supported by our project in Pakistan. Photo by Katie Luxton.

Opening doors to freedom through education

Cathrin Kalbfell, who is running the Royal Parks Half Marathon for Feed the Minds on 8 October 2017, has written this inspiring blog about why she feels motivated to support our work overseas.

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Feed the Minds going from strength to strength in Scotland

As part of our strategic development, we have recruited a new staff member, Ann Gordon, to strengthen Feed the Minds’ current work with partner organisations and individual supporters in Scotland.