The programmes we support are committed to the attainment of 9 UN Sustainable Development Goals.

The Goals aim to end all forms of poverty by addressing a range of social needs including education, health, social protection, and job opportunities.

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Parasitic worm infections are inextricably linked to poverty. Eliminating these infections may help to alleviate poverty.

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Parasitic worm infections deprive people of nutrition. They feed on host tissues, including blood, leading to malabsorption of key nutrients such as iron and protein.

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Early and regular treatment has the potential to reduce the damaging effects of infections. Read more about what treatment can do.

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Treatment has the potential to increase school attendance by up to 25%. Read more about the impact of treatment.

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The programmes we support ensure equal access to treatment, regardless of gender. Read more about our impact.

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We work in partnership with WASH initiatives to have the greatest impact in eliminating parasitic worm infections.

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Early and regular treatment has the potential to increase future earnings by 40%.

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The programmes we support ensure equal access to treatment, regardless of wealth status. Read more about our impact.

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We collaborate with multiple partners to ensure programmes achieve the goal of eliminating parasitic worm infections. Find out more about who we work with.

 

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