How-To Guides

To make it easier for you to fulfil your commitments, our team has put together these guides to assist you to take action!

Learn on the Web

The Internet is the place to find up-to-date information about poverty and development issues. Here are some of our favourite websites.


Global Poverty Project YouTube Channel
Check out our trailer, hear what our expert advisors have to say about ending extreme poverty, and get inspired by the stories of everyday people making a difference.


Global Poverty Project Blog
Sure, we’re biased - but we think our blogs are an amazing resource. We’ve grouped them into different subject areas for you:

The Department for International Development has a great Global Issues section which will allow you to learn about DFID’s policies when it comes to the MDGs and disasters & emergencies.

End Poverty 2015 Millennium Campaign
Outlines the MDGs simply and provides the latest news about how the different regions are faring against the Goals.

Simple and interactive, this website makes global statistics fun. Learn about the state of the world with moving graphs and awesome videos.

Gateway to the UN System’s work on the MDGs
A site that provides background, reports, statistics and links to all the UN Partners on the MDGs.

The Guardian Global Development
Provides news and stories on global development as well as links and blogs.

Award-winning humanitarian news and analysis from the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. A good resource for learning about parts of the world that are often under-reported – it offers on-the-ground reporting on crisis and vulnerability.

Oxfam - Oxfam in Action
Outlines simply the issues that Oxfam addresses and its work.

Plan International - Research Reports
For reports focused on development issues relating to children and children’s rights.

UNDP Millennium Development Goals Website
Tracks global and country progress towards achieving the MDGs. Check out the articles about how different communities are working towards eradicating poverty.

WaterAid – Learn Zone
WaterAid focuses on water, sanitation and hygiene education. This section of the website has teaching and learning resources.

World Food Program
Provides answers to your questions about world hunger and malnutrition. Also check out the Bloggers Against Hunger section.

World Vision - Learn
This section of World Vision’s website offers fact sheets, activities, games, educational resources, policy papers and reports.