THE CHARITIES

MS SOCIETY

Whether you have MS, or care about someone who does, MS Society community is here for you through the highs, lows and everything in between.

Our work is based on the hopes and aspirations of our MS community. Together we campaign at all levels, fund ground-breaking research and provide award winning support and information.

Research

We’re the biggest charitable funder of MS research in the UK. We only fund top quality science that will make a real difference for people with MS.

Local support

Up and down the country, our local groups are on hand to provide friendship, support and information about MS. We also run research information days and events where you can learn more about living well with MS.

WONDER FOUNDATION

In the rural area of Bingerville in the Ivory Coast, an estimated 87,000 children under the age of five die from preventable diseases, such as malaria, diarrhoea, and respiratory infections. Along with that, only 57 % of families have access to adequate sanitation facilities. In an effort to change these statistics, WONDER has joined the Ilomba Centre, which hosts various health programs to educate local citizens about proper sanitation mechanisms.

Illomba also trains women to become employees in sanitation, hospitality, and healthcare fields.  Since 2002, the Ilomba Centre has treated on average 3,500 people per year, while also providing educational programs for women in regards to health and sanitation. With the training Ilomba provides, about 50 women a year are able to get jobs in healthcare and hospitality. The services Illomba provides not only helps the sanitation problems in the Ivory Coast, but promotes women’s ability to receive and maintain a steady job.

 

NOTRE DAME REFUGEE CENTRE

Notre Dame Refugee Centre is an independent charity in the heart of London’s West End. We specialise in support for French-speaking asylum seekers and refugees but our doors are open to all.

Our Aim is to work with asylum seekers and refugees so that they can play a full role in society and achieve a better quality of life. We offer advice on Asylum and immigration, Housing, Benefits and social services,Debt and managing money, Translation and interpreting, Administrative problems

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