Aid hub

International aid forms an important part of a complex set of international development interventions that aim to lift people out of poverty and support countries to become self-sustaining.

This hub brings together the most useful aid resources to support those wanting to stand up for aid, and it gathers the latest news and views about international aid.

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Aid resources

A video thanking supporters of international development NGOs.
1 June 2017
UK Aid
A collection of images to be used on social media to support UK aid.
11 May 2017
Global Britain and Ending Malaria infographic
This report sets out the economic, social and welfare impacts of malaria on the UK.
25 April 2017
ThankUK image - for water
A collection of images to be shared on social media in support of UK aid.
5 April 2017
Gates Annual Letter
This year’s annual letter is addressed to Warren Buffett, who in 2006 donated the bulk of his fortune to the foundation to fight disease and reduce inequity.
15 February 2017
Defending Aid Resources
A collection of shareable case studies, videos and twitter actions to make the case for aid online.
2 February 2017

Aid news and views from Bond

A young mother at awareness raising session in Mauritania
With EU states missing the 0.7% aid spending target, the UK has an opportunity to influence the development work of fellow European countries.
31 October 2017
UK aid supporters in Westminster
On International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2017, supporters from around the country came to Westminster to meet their MPs and talk to them about the vital importance of UK aid.
18 October 2017
Conference audience
A review of the speeches and activities from this year's Conservative, Labour and Lib Dem party conferences, focusing on the implications for international development.
12 October 2017

Aid in brief

Improving the way the aid budget is spent

Mark Goldring, CEO of Oxfam, writes that those of us who champion aid must also recognise the media has a valuable role to play in holding us and the government to account and pushing us to up our game. 

New Statesman 23 December 2016

16 things young people can celebrate from 2016

Restless Development share the achievements from 2016 that young people can celebrate, including the Department for International Development's first Youth Agenda. 

Restless Development 21 December 2016

This is what 7.6 million of you achieved in 2016

ONE take a look at the achievements made by their offices around the world in 2016, including the work of Youth Ambassadors to defend the overseas aid of European countries. 

ONE 20 December 2016

Moments to celebrate in 2016

Despite the negative events that have sometimes dominated the news this year, there is still much to celebrate. Here are some of the things VSO volunteers, partners and supporters have achieved in 2016. 

VSO 19 December 2016

Putting flesh on the bones of the new UK Aid Strategy

A summary and review of four recent DFID policy papers - the Research Review, the Civil Society Partnership Review, the Bilateral Development Review, and the Multilateral Development Review.

Simon Maxwell 16 December 2016

8 ways you made the world a better place in 2016

MercyCorps show some of the impacts that their aid work has had in 2016, helping 30 million people and planting the seeds of lasting change in communities across the globe.

MercyCorps 14 December 2016

The lifesaving power of cash

MercyCorps outline how the emergency assistance of cash and cash vouchers have helped to tackle the hunger crisis across the Lake Chad Basin. 

MercyCorps 12 December 2016

DFID Civil Society Partnership Review

The Scotland Malawi Partnership welcomes the publication of DFID’s Civil Society Partnership Review and is in broad support of report’s findings, its tone and content.

Scotland Malawi Partnership 7 November 2016

ActionAid statement on the Civil Society Partnership Review

ActionAid Chief Executive Girish Menon, comments on the Government’s Civil Society Partnership Review.

ActionAid 7 November 2016