1.6 million children in the UK live in severe poverty without access to bare essentials, including a balanced, healthy diet. (Source: Joseph Rowntree Foundation)
25% of pupils in the UK obtain fewer than 5 GCSE passes and 18% of 19 year olds are without a basic level qualification (Source: Poverty Site)
A quarter of a million people will contract cancer this year, devastating families across the UKÂ (Source: Munich Re)
52% of families with a disabled child have little support and are at risk of experiencing povertyÂ (Source: Contact a Family)
In 2010 there were 1.1 million targeted criminal attacks in the UK, which resulted in injury or trauma. (Source: Home Office)
After her husband left her, Sarah was determined to give her two children the opportunities she never had as a child. She works from home running her friend's online business, which allows her to continue to care for her children. Working on minimum wage, and usually less, life is hard, but Sarah is frugal and cheerful in the face of hardship. She applied to the Trust for an interest-free loan of £450 to undertake a professional book-keeping course at college so that she can improve her job pro...
We are pleased to inform you that Al-Mizan Charitable Trust, in partnership with the Beta Charitable Trust, the Salaam Centre and My Community UK, is shortly to launch Sufra – NW London, a Community Food Bank & Kitchen, based in the London Borough of Brent. We are currently recruiting an experienced Project Manager to lead the development of this project. Salary: £22,000 to £26...