United Action for

Poverty Relief

8 charities

Help keep people above the poverty line

People who live in poverty struggle to find basic needs like food, safe drinking water, shelter, healthcare, and education. Poverty denies people participation in society and violates human dignity. Our United Action bundles the very best performing charities providing poverty relief, 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.


A society free of vulnerable children and youths living in difficult circumstances

This organisation is run entirely by locals and helps rehabilitate vulnerable children and youth. They offer support to them and their families by providing medical care, rehabilitation and psychosocial support, skills development and child protection through community based approaches. They also advocate for children with disabilities and offer programs to enable them to live independently.

Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA)

Inspiring social and economic development through inclusive, rigorous research

The Center for Effective Global Action is a hub for research on global development. They have a large interdisciplinary network that identifies and tests innovations designed to reduce poverty and promote development. CEGA uses evaluations, tools from data science, and new measurement technologies to assess the impacts of large-scale social and economic development programs.

Help A Child

provides a future for children in need

Help a Child supports children, families and communities in need by strengthening communities to improve the well-being of children and youth in a sustainable way. Their holistic approach encompasses four dimensions of child wellbeing: physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. They do this by setting up community groups, arransing basic needs and transfer of knowledge and skills, and partnering with relevant organisations.

Woord en Daad

Fight against poverty, from a Christian perspective

Woord en Daad aims to create sustainable change for people in poverty. Their programs are a combination of emergency aid, education, employment, water, resilience and agricultural development. The overarching theme is finding sustainable solutions and influencing policy . They use an entrepreneurial approach that matches market demand.


Give homeless young people a future

Centrepoint provides unhoused young people with accommodation, health support and life skills in order to get them back into education, training and employment. Their programs involve housing, health, skills development, community engagement and self-sustainability. Centrepoint also campaigns to influence national and local government policy that affects unhoused young people.

ActionAid Nederland

Real change is possible, and it comes from the power in people!

ActionAid is a nonprofit organisation with offices in 45 countries. They fight against poverty and injustice by tackling the roots of poverty and inequality. They stand by the theory that in many cases, poverty and inequality are caused or maintained by the exclusion of women.


For change that matters.

Through a global network, Solidaridad works towards the sustainable production of various commodities. They collaborate with small farmers, workers, and relevant stakeholders in the food, garment and mining supply chains to strive for production that respects people and the planet.

Aflatoun International

Children Empowered

Aflatoun International offers social and financial education to children and young people worldwide. They are a dynamic network of partner organisations, teachers, supporters and staff, delivering education through a social franchise model. Aflatoun International creates high-quality curricula that can be contextualised to local needs or specific circumstances for different age groups.

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