United Action for

Displaced People

9 charities

Ensure dignified lives for displaced people

Millions of people across the world have been forced to leave their homes. Displaced people often face discrimination while also having to deal with physical and mental health issues. Help make society kinder and more just. Our United Action bundles the very best performing charities supporting displaced people around the world, so you can donate to several solutions at once.

The problem


Charities in this United Action

Donate to this United Action to make your money as effective as possible. Our research team rigorously evaluates each charity, and curates collections of the top performing among them, so you can tackle the same urgent problem with different solutions.

Sanku - Project Healthy Children

End malnutrition in our lifetime.

Sanku has a program focused on addressing the growing food and malnutrition concerns in displaced peoples camps in Kenya and Tanzania. They are currently feeding around 400, 000 children and youths. They collaborate with other organizations in place to ensure that their programs reach every person in the camp.


Preventing violent conflict. Building safer lives.

Saferworld works in conflict and war zones. They focus on establishing better relationships between refugees and host communities through research and sharing information, personal experiences and solutions for social cohesion. On a legislative level, they work with policymakers and parliaments to create partnerships that improve migration and border control policies.


Our mission is to develop knowledge and talent of refugee students and professionals

UAF advises, guides and supports refugee students and professionals financially, in their studies and with their employability. They do so by connecting students with education institutions, local authorities and local employers. To the UAF, local collaborations provide the most efficient results.

Movement On The Ground

Practical and effective help during humanitarian crises

Movement on the Ground supports victims of the humanitarian refugee crises in Lesvos, Greece. The Foundation seeks to provide material and immaterial support to people in distress and to protect local economies and environments.They work to improve living conditions of refugee camp residents, maximize their skills and improve the relationship between refugees and the host community.


Help entrepreneurs with a refugee background to launch their own businesses.

Forward Incubator’s mission is to support refugee entrepreneurs in Western Europe in starting businesses. They offer an incubator program that supports individuals from an early-stage business idea to the start of their own company. Their programs include interventions such as bootcamps, business workshops, and individualised networking opportunities.

Help A Child

provides a future for children in need

Help A Child works with local partners in Somalia to assist internally displaced people. In order to have a larger reach and to work as low-cost as possible their interventions strongly emphasize community involvement. The interventions are focused around water, sanitation, hygiene, nutrition and health.

Samos Volunteers

Grassroots organisation responding to the humanitarian crisis on Samos.

Samos Volunteers is a group of volunteers whose purpose is to provide psychosocial support, informal education and hygiene services to people living in the refugee camp in Samos, Greece. They have established a center with daily classes and a quiet space. They provide legal services for people seeking advice on asylum and fundamental human rights.

Christian Refugee Relief

Look beyond political impossibilities to alleviate the needs of refugees anywhere in the world.

CRR sends aid transports to refugee camps every month. Clothing and hygiene products are collected all over the Netherlands via a network of collection points. The relief supplies are immediately distributed upon arrival. They also send teams to help by assisting in food, clothing, and hygiene distributions through local NGOs. Along with providing important supplies, they help in assisting projects to improve the living conditions in refugee camps, like placing living units or setting up sanitation. They are currently also working actively to help refugees from Ukraine.

Human Rights Watch

Tyranny has a witness

Human Rights Watch’s Refugee Rights Program defends the rights of refugees, asylum seekers, and displaced people worldwide. They respond to emergencies as well as ongoing situations, focusing on documenting government efforts to block access to asylum, deprive asylum seekers of rights to fair hearings and forcible return. They conduct investigations to speak with uprooted people and document abuses against them.

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