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 45 countries

Currently running 16 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?

Girls' Summit

Feed the Minds and Partners attend the Girls’ Summit in London

Rugiatu Turay, a friend of FTM from Sierra Leone, is a survivor of FGM and an activist for the rights of girls and women. She established AIM, an NGO for girls and young women which has a women’s refuge and also campaigns against FGM.

literacy-day

International Literacy Day

Yesterday was International Literacy Day. We asked our Programmes Director, Katy Newell-Jones, where she really sees literacy making a difference in the work we do. Katy: Two examples really stand…

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Greenbelt 2014 through the eyes of two of our newest employees

We have to admit, spending bank holiday weekend at a festival for work wouldn’t have been our first choice, but we were both pleasantly surprised by how good a time…

Who we work with

Missing Millions

Fatimah Kelleher discusses women’s literacy in the Guardian, with a quote from our Programme Director Katy Newell-Jones. “On its own, literacy neither saves lives nor fills hungry mouths. However, we…