Terre des hommes (uk)

Partners

Terre des hommes UK: Our Partners

Partnerships are the best way for Terre des hommes UK to ensure every child in the world has the right to a childhood. It’s that simple.

As well as our inspiring Terre des hommes delegations around the world, and the hundreds of brilliant grassroots organisations we deliver programmes alongside, we work closely with:

Along with Tdh Lausanne colleagues, we form part of a consortium (led by the Institute of Development Studies) funded by the UK Department for International Development (DfID), worth a total of £12million to help tackle the worst forms of child labour. The programme has focused work around three target countries – Bangladesh, Myanmar and Nepal, with four key components: (1) Innovations in targeted social protection; (2) Supporting positive family dynamics and social norms; (3) Revealing and reducing harm in supply chains, and (4) Building children’s agency and child-led coalitions. Other members of the consortium include ChildHope, the Ethical Trading Initiative, Consortium for Street Children and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

 

Our partnership with Comic Relief is focused on a £349,000 project aiming to reduce the vulnerabilities of 1620 migrant girls in West Bengal, India over the next 3 years, using sport (specifically, Kabaddi!) to educate them and improve their access to local services. This programme has a strong focus on working with girls and boys on harmful gender norms.

 

Our partnership with the James Percy Foundation is also focused on India. They support an integrated WASH/Nutrition £313,000 project in West Bengal, reaching 16,882 children and their families. The project is in the Canning II block, a flood prone area where climate change makes clean water and suitable soil for growing vegetables increasingly scarce. Key activities include (i) supporting the construction of 250 keyhole gardens, (ii) constructing 30 communal tubes with platforms raised above the maximum flood level and 250 Ecological sanitation toilets, and (iii) improving hygiene and infant feeding practices.

 

The Peter Cundill Foundation provide unrestricted funding for our operations in the UK, with a potentially transformational impact on our impact helping children worldwide. Their funding will grow our sustainability and efficiency as we step forward as a new organisation in the vibrant UK child rights community. Their support will also enhance our advocacy. For example, Tdh UK is supporting formative participatory research with children and families to increase understanding of the gaps in provision of mental health and psychosocial support in crisis situations. This research will provide a clear understanding of these needs, which we will present to the UK government and other key stakeholders.

 

Coles Medlock Foundation
We have also received the kind support of the Coles Medlock Foundation, who donated £5,000 to our Korogocho Child Protection programme in Kenya.

 

We want to extend an enormous thank you to all our partners.

Interested in partnering with us?

Please email thomas.fitzpatrick@tdh.ch