Climate shocks – including increasingly severe and frequent droughts, heatwaves, storms and floods – are taking a disproportionate toll on people living in poverty, the majority of whom, an estimated two billion around the world, depend on smallholder farming. Climate risk insurance is an emerging tool to build resilience to extreme weather shocks among the poorest communities. Read on to find out more about climate risk insurance and how it is helping to protect millions of farmers from the impacts of climate change.
Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance is a global public-private partnership involving donor governments, recipient country governments, UNICEF, WHO, the World Bank, philanthropic organisations, civil society and the private sector. Established in 2002, Gavi works to increase access to vaccines for children living in the world’s poorest countries. Read on to find out more about Gavi and it’s life-changing work.
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria is the world’s single largest financer of AIDS, TB and Malaria programmes worldwide. It has a unique organizational structure which sees it operate as a partnership between governments, civil society, the private sector and the people affected by these diseases. Read on to find out more about The Global Fund and it’s live-saving work.
The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) is the only global fund for education that brings together 61 developing countries with donor governments, civil society, international organizations, students, teachers, foundations, and the private sector to develop better education systems in the poorest countries and get more children in school. Read on to find out more about the GPE and how it is helping get millions more children in school.
Organising regular face-to-face meetings with your MP is one of the most effective ways to build a long-lasting and impactful relationship. A meeting gives you the chance to build a personal relationship, seek their support and ask them to commit to taking action. Read on for an easy guide that you can follow to ensure your meetings with your MP are as successful as possible.
MPs need to hear from their constituents. They depend on their constituents to educate them about what issues are most important to them. Writing a letter only takes a short amount of your time but it ensures that the people who make decisions on your behalf, every day, know how you want to be represented. Read on for an easy guide you can follow to write a great letter to your MP.
The most difficult part of setting up a new RESULTS group can be finding other like-minded people to join your group. Read on for some top tips for recruiting members for your group and how to hold a successful first meeting.
Most newspapers and magazines have a ‘letters page’ that gives readers the opportunity to express their views and opinions. The letters page is often the most frequently read page of a publication and provides you with a good opportunity to promote your cause to a wide audience. Read on for an easy guide on how to craft and pitch a letter to the editor for your local paper.
We know that lots of you are busy planning an exciting array of Healthy Lives events to help raise awareness of malnutrition in the run up to Rio. Here are some resources you may find useful for your event, including posters, brief talking points to get your conversations started, and a model MP letter to encourage event attendees to take action.
Social media has wide and global reach, making it a great way to amplify your message both to new audiences and to your personal networks. This basic guide to using social media for your campaigning contains some top tips on what and how to share about the issues that RESULTS works on. It focuses on Twitter and Facebook, but includes advice on crafting effective posts for whatever social media platform you use.