What will you be when you grow up?

What did you want to be when you grew up? An engine driver? Footballer? Nurse or doctor? All children have an idea of their perfect job. Some never change their minds and go on, single-mindedly working towards their goal. Others decide to do something else instead. Whatever your career, it will have involved study, whether […]

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Recycle, and help World In Need

What do you do with your old, unwanted inkjet printer cartridges? Or, for that matter, your discarded mobile phones? When we’ve finished with these things, we don’t want them hanging around, cluttering up the house, but at the same time, it isn’t always easy to know how to dispose of them. So what do you […]

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The Carol Agnew Prize is awarded to…

To Carol Agnew, children were precious. Before starting her own family, she was a children’s nurse, and her house was always full, noisy and cheerful, the sort of place you looked forward to visiting. As a Christian, she taught children in her church about their faith, and rejoiced in each and every one of them. […]

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And the award goes to…

John Large was a man who believed that every child deserved the best future possible. His own achievements were many, and he was passionate in his determination to ensure others got the chance to do the best they could. He loved learning. To him, education was precious, and a right that should be afforded to […]

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Tour de France, WIN style

To celebrate a significant birthday this year, one of our Trustees, Philip Rowland Smith has decided to raise money for World In Need. On May 20th, he will cycle from his home in Crowborough, East Sussex, to the port of Newhaven, where he will take the ferry to Dieppe in northern France. From there, he will cycle […]

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Almost at the deadline. Enter now to win.

First Prize £60… Special prize for Under 14 years of £25… 11 days to go… The World In Need writing competition deadline is 30th March 2018, which is just 11 days away, so may we suggest you get your entries in as soon as you can? Organised by the Tunbridge Wells and District Writers’ Circle, […]

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A stitch in time saves lives: Our work in the DRC, Part 3

One of our representatives in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Claudaline, is a qualified tailor. She saw that many women had missed the chance to go to school and were, therefore, only able to take the lowest paying and most menial of jobs. If they wanted to improve the lives of themselves and their families, […]

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Goats, fish and a future: our work in the DRC Part Two.

In the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) our representatives are Desire and Claudaline. Through them, World In Need are changing lives in many ways. The Women’s community After long years of war and conflict, there are many women who have been left alone and vulnerable. Too many were raped by the soldiers from both sides and […]

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