Trainee tailors | Trained by Hand in Hand India | Kanchipuram, India

Private donors

Private donors account for nearly a third of our funding. In return for their generous support, we provide periodic reports discussing progress and problems. We also organise trips to the field so donors can see first-hand how their support is transforming lives

By the numbers

Infographic: 1.66 million jobs created - Our Self-Help Group members save together, train together and go into business together

3.41 million jobs created

Our Self-Help Group members save together, train together and go into business together

Infographic: 8.31 million lives improved - Every job we help create benefits an average five family members – young, old and everywhere in between

12.46 million lives improved

Every business we help create benefits an average of five family members – young, old and everywhere in between

Infographic: 99% of March 2014 target - We're on track to achieve our goal of 2.75 million jobs by March 2016

Target established in Hand in Hand’s 2021 Strategic Plan

86% of overall target

We’re 86% of the way to achieving our goal of 3.7 million jobs

Infographic: Best-in-class efficiency - 90 cents of every dollar we raise is spent on programs. On average, the UK’s 10 biggest development NGOs spend $0.80

Based on Guardian datablog charity donations list (minus FACE ratios for The Gavi Fund Affiliate and International Finance Facility for Immunisation Company)

90% programme spending

90 cents of every dollar we raise is spent on programmes. On average, the UK’s 10 biggest development NGOs spend $0.80

Testimonials

"Your work is amazing and incredibly impactful. I wish all our partners were as stellar as Hand in Hand India."
Matt Damon | Co-founder | water.org
“Hand in Hand transforms individual's lives, children's futures and local communities at large. A truly outstanding organization. Now this exciting journey starts in Tanzania.”
Ane M.M. Uggla
"My decision to support Hand in Hand was inspired by its unremitting focus on creating businesses and jobs and the multiplier effect this has on the aspirations, the wellbeing, the future of families and of entire communities." Martin Wiwen-Nilsson | Hand in Hand supporter

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Joe Dyson Philanthropy Manager

Joe’s career in charity began at Barnardo’s, where he worked with philanthropists to support the UK’s most vulnerable children. He joined Hand in Hand after developing a keen interest in international development.

jdyson@hihinternational.org
Tel: +44 (0)7415 339214
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