News from Sierra Leone Part 3

World In Need works in Sierra Leone through our partners, Adullam Ministries, a Christian organisation. Adullam have acquired five acres of land in Makeni. They also have land in the town of Kono. In both places, the land is used to grow potatoes and cassava, which are main ingredients in the country’s staple diet. In […]

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News from Sierra leone, Part 2

In Sierra Leone we support schools in Makeni, Wellington and Kailahun. The schools are overseen by our partners in Sierra Leone, the Adullam Ministries, a Christian organisation that works through churches across the country. Currently, 34 students are sponsored through World In Need, and this allows them to go to school – in fact, school […]

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Smile: you’re on Amazon

Want to raise money for World In Need, simply, easily and with no extra cost to you? Do you buy from Amazon? If you do, you can help raise money for us with no further cost to yourself. Simply log in to www.smile.amazon.com and register to donate to World In Need. Every time you buy […]

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Helping people in Thailand

Thailand is the country in south-east Asia that is most affected by drug abuse, with addicts using heroin, methamphetamines (known locally as “Ya Ba” or “the drug that makes you crazy”), and Kratom. Kratom is made from the leaves of a local plant, mixed with cough syrup, Coca Cola and ice. It’s especially dangerous because […]

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Dust storms ravage northern India

Dust storms killed over 100 people yesterday in the northern Indian provinces of Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. While swirling dust cut visibility almost to zero and made breathing difficult, the strong winds uprooted trees and tore down electricity cables, causing terrible fires. At the same time, many buildings collapsed, especially in the poorer districts where […]

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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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