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ActionAid is an international charity that works with women and girls living in poverty.

Our dedicated local staff are ending violence against women and girls and helping change lives, for good. We won’t stop until women and girls are out of danger, out of poverty and on track to create the future they want.

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How we use the money you give us

For every £1 we spend:

74p is spent on programme activity, including humanitarian and development work

11p is spent on fundraising

10p is spent on support costs (running the organisation)

5p is spent on campaigning for change

These figures are taken from our expenditure in 2017. We’re committed to keeping our supporters happy and being open and honest about how we fundraise. To find out more you can read our supporter promise.

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Page updated 18 June 2019