Britain Helps - videos

How does Britain Help?

Britain leads thousands of aid and diplomatic projects around the world.
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Health and Education

Britain is committed to helping provide people around the world with sustainable access to healthcare and getting children to enroll in and complete education programmes, even in the most difficult environments.


Dawud: Education is everything

Somalian Dawud Abdirahman is one of this year's Chevening scholars, studying at King's College Lo...


Mohammad: My dream is to be a doctor

After fleeing a brutal massacre in Syria, Mohammed is thriving in a new school in Lebanon funded ...


Fatima: I was afraid to play with other children

An explosion in her home in Syria left Fatima badly injured and traumatised. Now, after UK Aid-fu...


Jaane: Recovering from violence with art

Jaane is one of 300,000 Rohingya children who have fled persecution in Burma. UK aid provides art...


Helping homeless people in Gaza

Aid agencies estimate that at least 100,000 people remain homeless in Gaza, the small strip of la...


Roqaya: I didn't think I'd walk again

Roqaya lost both legs when her home in Syria was hit by a bomb. Today, she is mobile again using ...


Mariam: It helps me forget about the war

Syrian refugee Mariam, 12, goes to a UK-aid funded school three days a week where she learns Arab...


Getting Syrian children into the classroom in Zaatari camp

Innovative UK-aid funded campaign works with the community to get refugee children off the street...


Ahmad: I'm learning more every day

Ahmad, 11, a Syrian refugee in Jordan, was out of school for two years. UK aid help got him back ...



UK aid is providing funding to the United Nations


Textbooks, school for refugee children

The UK is supporting a UNICEF initiative to provide 70,000 children with education in Lebanon and...


British doctors in Gaza

NHS medics helping those in Gaza


Medical teams in Gaza

Medical teams deployed to advise on complex surgical operations and create relevant training prog...


Sanowara: I feared my baby would not make it

After fleeing persecution at seven-months pregnant, Sanowara gave birth to a healthy child with h...


Ms Samar: I teach girls robotics

Ms Samar teaches physics to Syrian and Palestinian refugees in Jordan where many girls leave educ...

The Chevening Scholarship 2019

The UK-aid funded Chevening Scholarship is giving students like Omama and Sayan the skills to bec...