Useful links

ActionAid - international organisation, working with over 25 million people in more than 40 countries for a world free from poverty and injustice.

Barefoot Guide - a practical guide for leaders and facilitators wanting to help organisations to function and to develop in more healthy, human and effective ways

Comic Relief - Charity that raises money for development work mainly in the UK and Africa

Communication Initiative - Communication and media for social and economic development

Education International - Federation representing 280 teachers' unions and professional organisations worldwide

Homeless International - Organisation supporting partners in Africa and Asia who are working with slum communities to reduce poverty and improve living conditions

IDS participation centre - Sussex University

Instituto Paulo Freire - Information and resources on Paulo Freire

International Extension College - Organisation working with partner organisations worldwide to improve educational and learning opportunities for disadvantaged and marginalised people

International Institute for Environment and Development - Resource centre

International Literacy Institute - Resource for research and development on literacy in the U.S. and worldwide

NIACE (The National Institute of Adult Continuing Education) - Non- governmental organisation for adult learning in England and Wales

PANOS - Network of organisations working to ensure that information is effectively used to foster public debate, pluralism and democracy, particularly focus on amplifying the voices of poor and marginalised people

Paulo Freire Cooperation - German-language webpage.

Refugee Council - UK organisation providing services and advice for refugees and asylum seekers

Resource Centres for Participatory Learning and Action

Stepping Stones - Participatory approach to working with HIV and AIDS

Women's Feature Service - News service for women by women, including news feature archives and a database of resources

Women's Learning Partnership - Organisation working to empower women and girls in the Global South through leadership training and capacity building