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Our Programme Partners

The Circle works closely with partner organisations who lend their expertise and share our determination to give vulnerable women the opportunities they are often denied.

  • Oxfam is an international confederation of 17 organizations working together with partners and local communities in more than 90 countries. One person in three in the world lives in poverty. Oxfam is determined to change that world by mobilizing the power of people against poverty.

  • Equality Now envisions a world in which women and men enjoy equal rights and equal opportunities. Through grassroots activism and larger scale advocacy, they focus their work on the areas of discrimination in law, sexual violence, female genital mutilation and trafficking.

  • The Environment Protection fund is a charity registered in California, USA, and Lahore, Pakistan. Their work focuses on promoting tolerance in schools and teaching students the importance of taking care of the environment by organising community service activities. They recently launched The Pink Rickshaw Initiative, which trains women to become rickshaw drivers. This network of female drivers is able to earn a living, become economically independent and offer a safe means of transportation to the women of Lahore.

  • Child to Child’s message is that, if given a chance, children can work together towards creating a world in which their rights are realised. Child to Child gives children and young people a voice and creates spaces in which they can raise awareness about the problems they face and are listened to.

  • Every Woman Every Child is a UN movement that works to implement the Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health, a document “which presents a roadmap to ending all preventable deaths of women, children and adolescents within a generation and ensuring their well-being.”

  • Unicef was set up by the UN in 1946 after World War II to provide food, clothing and healthcare to European children who had been affected by war. Today, it is an organisation working to ensure the protection of the world's children. Their mission is to reach every child in danger.

  • TrustLaw is the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s global pro bono legal programme. They connect the world's best law firms and legal teams with NGOs working to create social and environmental change by producing groundbreaking legal research.

  • The Foundation was set up in 2008 as a memorial to the life of David Williamson and its aims are to support the coffee-growing cooperatives in Rwanda, to help those in poverty and improve health and welfare.

  • Irise International is a UK and Uganda-based organisation that works to educate young women and girls about their menstrual and reproductive health and to increase the availability of affordable sanitary products in their communities.

  • Since 1976 the Rape Crisis Centre has been providing free and confidential support to women and girls who have been raped, sexually assaulted or sexually abused, no matter when this has happened in their lives. Rape Crisis in Glasgow covers an area with a population of more than a million, 52% of whom are women and even the most conservative figures estimate that one in five of those women will experience sexual violence at some time in their lives.

  • Nonceba works to support survivors of violence and to reduce the levels of violence against women and children in the township of Khayelitsha, just outside Cape Town. They provide safe accommodation, counselling, health care, legal support, education programmes and crèche care to make sure survivors of violence can go back to their lives fully recovered, independent and strong.

  • The Asfari Foundation is a young and energetic British grant making charity set up and funded by Sawsan and Ayman Asfari who make donations and grants to international partners.

    These international and local organisations work on some of the key issues of our time: the crisis in Syria; youth education, entrepreneurship and employment; and the development of citizenship and a resilient civil society. Together with our partners, we identify, develop and fund ideas that will continue to deliver change for thousands of young people from Syria, Lebanon, Palestine and the UK.

  • The Sigrid Rausing Trust is a charitable foundation founded in 1995 and runs programmes in 9 key areas: Advocacy, Research and Litigation, Detention, Torture and Death Penalty, Human Rights Defenders, Free Expression,Transitional Justice, Women's Rights, LGBTI Rights, Xenophobia and Intolerance and Transparency and Accountability.

  • ACT Alberta is an organisation based in Alberta, Canada. It strives to increase knowledge and awareness on human trafficking, advocate for effective rights-based responses, build capacity of all stakeholders involved in the process of detecting and supporting victims of human trafficking, and lead and foster collaboration for joint action against human trafficking.

  • Bambini Cardiopatici nel Mondo is an Italian organisation that brings together more than 150 surgeons, doctors and nurses to improve the lives of children with heart diseases who live in more deprived parts of the world. They set up pediatric cardiac surgery centres and train medical professionals to reduce child mortality.

  • Global GoalsCast is a podcast that inspires and empowers listeners to make the world a better place by sharing the stories individuals, companies, and organizations that are advancing and achieving a more sustainable world. The podcast will make the Global Goals easier to understand, more relatable, and feel more attainable for every listener. Each episode offers listeners inspirational stories, high quality data, and numerous ways in which they can take action and personally contribute to the global efforts of making the goals’ achievement possible. The Circle is thrilled to be a partner of this incredible podcast!

Our Supporting Partners

The Circle receives financial support and practical advice from like-minded organizations that help to keep vital projects up and running.

  • Accenture is a management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company helping clients become high-performance businesses and governments.

  • A beautiful and café and Bar in Kings Cross to indulge yourself in fabulous drinks and food along with lots of entertaining and creative events.

  • FCB Inferno is a London-based International and Integrated Full Service Creative Agency.

  • 77Agency is an award-winning independent full-service digital agency with offices in London, Milan, Rome and Riga. Made up of more than 150 people of 15 nationalities, 77 provides marketing and communication solutions on Google Adwords and Social Media, as well as Design and Web Development, SEO and Digital PR. 77 has collaborated with The Circle NGO since 2017 giving support in the planning and set up of Social Media and SEM campaigns.

  • Karma Cola is made with real cola nut grown by the Mende & Temne people of Sierra Leone. This is combined with vanilla bean from the Forest Garden Growers Association in Sri Lanka and organic sugar cane from the Suminter Organic Farmers Consort in India, natural spices; cinnamon, nutmeg and coriander; and lemon, lime and orange oils. Proceeds from each bottle sold go back to cola growers and their families in Sierra Leone.