DFID (Department for International Development)

DFID (Department for International Development)

The Department for International Development (DFID) leads the UK’s work to end extreme poverty.  We're ending the need for aid by creating jobs, unlocking the potential of girls and women and helping to save lives when humanitarian emergencies hit.

Organization Type

  • Government
  • Donor

Contact

22 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2EG

T : +44 020 7023-0000

Organization Mission

We are responsible for:

  • honouring the UK’s international commitments and taking action to achieve the Millennium Development Goals
  • making British aid more effective by improving transparency, openness and value for money
  • targeting British international development policy on economic growth and wealth creation
  • improving the coherence and performance of British international development policy in fragile and conflict-affected countries
  • improving the lives of girls and women through better education and a greater choice on family planning
  • preventing violence against girls and women in the developing world
  • helping to prevent climate change and encouraging adaptation and low-carbon growth in developing countries

Areas of Expertise

Suggest/provide funding and resources

Innovations

Elephant Pump

Elephant Pump

The Elephant Pump is a modified rope and washer pump, which is a low cost, easily maintained,...

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Magunga's Baby Bikes

The goal of Magunga's Baby Bikes is to raise awareness on the importance of hospital deliveries...

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eHealth-Care (e-Swasthya)

Help patients, physicians, and community hospitals to make appropriate use of information and...

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Funding Opportunities