About us

Hand in Hand has created or grown more than 3 million jobs – almost all of them women’s. We work with women because of the unique barriers they face, and because when those barriers are broken, whole families and communities win.

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Join our London team helping women to find their own route out of poverty.

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Our goals

Our vision is a total of 7M jobs created globally across the ​Hand in Hand network.

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Meet the team

Meet our London-based team, the Hand in Hand network’s global leaders & some of our field staff.

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Our trustees

Our board unites experts from finance, industry, law, climate and international development.

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Contact us 

Find out more about our programmes and how you can help.

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Percy Barnevik

“These women can move mountains.” Our founder, Percy Barnevik.

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Our global network

Hand in Hand has regional operations in Afghanistan, East Africa, India and Zimbabwe.  Offices in Sweden, the UK and the US provide fundraising and support.

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Our history

Hand in Hand launched more than 15 years ago in rural Tamil Nadu, India. Since then, we’ve grown to fight poverty in 14 countries from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.

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Private donors

Joe Dyson Head of Philanthropy

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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Head of Marketing and Communications

Jen Glyn Head of Marketing and Communications

Jen is responsible for our public profile in the media and at events. If you would like to interview someone or if you would like us to speak at an event then she would be delighted to hear from you.

jglyn@hihinternational.org
Tel: +44 (0)20 7514 5091
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Enquiries & volunteering

Elisabeth Marriott Charity Administrator

Elisabeth is responsible for financial administration, liaising with donors and making sure our office doesn’t explode. She also acts as Board Secretary.

emarriott@hihinternational.org
Tel: +44 (0)20 7514 5091
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