Practical Action (formerly ITDG)

Registered Charity Number: 247257
Rugby, Warwickshire

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Practical Action, formerly known as ITDG, uses technology to work with people to find practical answers to poverty in 13 countries around the world. Every solution is designed to last. If people need power, we help them find it from local, renewable sources. If they need work, we help them set up their own businesses, in their own control, and if they are hungry, we help them to feed themselves. We use simple ideas that work, such as the donkey plough. In Sudan camels are traditionally used to plough the land. However they are expensive and poor people cannot afford them. Working with local people Practical Action has developed a lightweight plough and harness for a donkey (most households own a donkey), so now poor farmers can plough their land and grow more crops to feed their families. Our technology is simple, cheap and local - and it really works. Practical Action is a registered charity and company limited by guarantee.

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Practical Action (formerly ITDG) The Schumacher Centre
Bourton On Dunsmore

CV23 9QZ

Phone: 01926 634400
Fax: 01926 634401

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March 2016 March 2015
Total Income £29,688,000 £25,949,000
Total Expenditure £28,927,000 £27,117,000

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