Our finances

War on Want is a very lean organisation, and we pledge to use every penny we are given to its maximum effect in bringing about a better world for all people.

Our annual report and accounts are publicly available documents, and contain full details of our income, expenditure and balance sheet year on year. The latest documents are attached to this page.

Where will my donation be spent?

From every £1 you give us we will spend

  • 74p on overseas projects and hard-hitting campaigns
  • 26p on building the movement and raising the next pound


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Latest news

Human Rights Day: Remember Sharpeville

21 March 2018 - 6:45pm

War on Want continues to stand with our partners, as we did back then in 1960, in their fight against the root causes of racism – neo-colonialism and neoliberalism.

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“From garment factories to rural communities, women are the resistance.”

21 March 2018 - 3:00pm

Written by Marienna Pope-Weidemann and originally published in Red Pepper. 

Meet the women activists from around the world taking up the fight for social justice. By Marienna Pope-Weidemann from War on Want.

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The community of #Cajamarca, #Colombia used direct democracy to stop what would have been the world’s largest gold… https://t.co/Ybi4D1iS6W 20 hours 47 min ago