Registered Charity Number 1156471

WELCOME TO HANDS International

A Longstanding Legacy of Helping Others

HANDS International (Health And Nutrition Development Society International) is a registered CIO (Charitable Incorporated Organisation) in England and Wales. We build on the 45-year experience of our sister organization, HANDS Pakistan, founded in 1979.

Empowering Communities

We focus on tackling poverty, improving health, promoting education, and building essential infrastructure. Our goal is to empower underprivileged communities by equipping them with the tools they need to overcome challenges and thrive.

Global Reach, Local Impact

We partner with over 6,300 carefully chosen grassroots organizations worldwide to deliver sustainable development projects.

Aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

HANDS International has always been committed to the UN SDGs. These goals aim to achieve a world free from poverty, with lasting peace and a healthy planet by 2030.  We contribute by developing affordable housing solutions, providing vital nutrition programs, and supporting livelihood initiatives in underserved communities.

Our Vision

A world where all individuals have the opportunity to reach their full potential, living in thriving communities with access to essential resources and a healthy planet. 

Our Mission

Empowering individuals and communities through education, healthcare, and sustainable development initiatives. We foster collaboration with local partners to create lasting solutions and break the cycle of poverty. 

Our Integrated Model of Community Development