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 47 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?

GLO Uganda

2 years on – Practicing Sustainable Development

Jacqui is now in Uganda. She shares her experiences from her first day meeting our partners there. “Although this is the second week of our trip and we are starting…

Kenya July 2015 1164

The Global Cost of Poor Literacy

This week, the World Literacy Foundation (WLF) has released a major new paper outlining their latest research into the global cost of being non-literate. They estimate that 796 million people…

Christine - ECAW intern and half parks runner (10)

Kenyan partner runs for Feed the Minds

Half-marathon season is upon us and we’re sending a group of eleven hardy runners to compete in the Royal Parks Half on Sunday 11th October. We are thrilled to announce…

DRC literacy

Changing lives in the DRC

Back in March, we launched a project in partnership with Femmes et Education des Adultes (FEDA) in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The aim? To deliver home-based literacy classes for…