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We’re helping disabled people survive beyond COVID-19. Donate today and your gift will be worth double.

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Be with us for the long term.

COVID-19 has hit us all like a meteorite; we have felt its initial shock waves, but its ripples will keep on affecting us all for a long time to come.

Make a regular donation and contribute to long-term solutions. Helping us to support communities and save lives.

A photograph of Shamim delivering aid packages in his community during lockdown

My name is Shamim, I am a disability activist in Bangladesh

“Lockdown meant many people could not leave their homes to buy food. They were in danger of being forgotten and at risk of starvation. I knew people wanted to help, but they didn’t know how. So, I started to coordinate the emergency response.”

Your donation today will ensure that people with disabilities are not forgotten.

Photo by Md. Golam Murshed on Unsplash - Rural life in Bangladesh

What is happening in Bangladesh?

Bangladesh is a country with a massive population, a staggering 10% of which are believed to be disabled (over 16 million people) and many of them live in challenging rural areas. 

Disabled activists in Bangladesh have reported that 63% of people with disabilities are not receiving the same support as non-disabled people.

Your support for our appeal is urgent - please donate today. 

Our research shows that on average, disabled people’s earnings have reduced to less than half (from £167 a month to £58).

Many people are now struggling to feed their families and surviving on less than a meal a day.

Arjuman, in her home in Bangladesh
A women in her home in Bangladesh

Our funders will match your gift.

Help us to give people in Bangladesh a future with dignity as they rebuild their lives following the destruction of COVID-19.

For every £1 you donate, our funders will give a further £1 towards our work. That means a £36 donation will be worth £72 today.

Donations received up to £5,800 will be matched. Your donation will support our disability activists and partners across Africa and Asia to fight COVID-19, poverty, and exclusion.

Other ways to give.

You can also donate:

  • By cheque, payable to "ADD International" to ADD International, The Foundry, 17-19 Oval Way, London SE11 5RR
  • By calling 0203 752 5495, Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

Together we stand, shoulder to shoulder, ready to fight to protect every life that we can.