Practical Action is an international charity that uses technology to help communities find practical solutions to the problems they face.
We find out what people are doing and help them to do it better. Through technology we work with poor communities to build on their skills and knowledge to produce sustainable and practical solutions – transforming their lives forever and protecting the world around them.
Practical Action believes that the right idea, however small, can change lives.
Whether it’s enabling women and men in Sudan to feed their families, providing people in Bangladesh with the chance to control the impact of flooding on their lives, protecting communities in Nepal from landslides or working with remote communities in Zimbabwe to access electricity, Practical Action’s activities are always people focused, locally relevant and environmentally sensitive, offering sustainable ways out of poverty.