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.
Education is the key to tackling poverty, improving health and building brighter futures.
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.”
Democratic Republic of Congo
What's going on at Feed the Minds?
Today marks the UN’s International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation. FGM is a traditional practice which affects millions of women and girls all around the world.
Today, February 6th, marks the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. To mark it, we sat down with our colleague Cess, who works in Kenya, to discuss where we are at with the battle to end FGM/C. Cess works for one of our partners, The Education Centre for the Advancement of Women (ECAW). We work with her in Kuria where, unfortunately, FGM/C is still prevalent.
Here, our Director, Josephine, leads us through her thoughts on recent news headlines about UK Aid. She strongly advocates that we should be more vocal about good-news stories and celebrate the work of the sector more. We must also do all we can to protect our 0.7% commitment.
Was one of your New Year resolutions to take your health and fitness a bit more seriously? If so, we have the perfect way for you to bring in 2017. The Brighton Marathon take place on Sunday 9th April and is one of the most picturesque runs in Britain.