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

Somali Dawud is a Chevening scholar studying at King's College, London with UK support. The Chev...


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 left Syrian Fatima badly injured and traumatised. Now, after UK aid-funded counselli...


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 at least 100,000 people remain homeless in Gaza as a result of conflict. Fi...


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

Young Syrian lost both legs when her home was hit by a bomb. Today, she is mobile again using pr...


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 help refugee children off the stree...


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 ...


'I want the war to end'

This little girl's father was killed in the conflict and she lives in a tent after her home was d...


Textbooks, school for refugee children

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


British medics saving lives in Gaza

Doctors from the UK are going out on a monthly basis to provide training and medical equipment, a...


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

Many Syrian and Palestinian girls in Jordan leave education early to get married. With help from ...

The Chevening Scholarship 2019

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


Rohingya child refugees' first classroom

Thanks to UK aid, thousands of Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh can now go to school in le...