our story

our story

Founded in 2008, Global Hand Charity's aim was to improve educational opportunities for children in Laos and Sri Lanka in remote regions. But we soon realised that children need the basics of fresh water and quality sanitation before they can learn. So we focused on building wells, toilets and showers near the schools before introducing educational programs.

Laos and Sri Lanka are among the poorest countries in the world. In the rural villages, there are no doctors or hospitals. Basic infections can result in death as people wait for medical assistance. Kids walk 4 hours in horrid conditions just to get to school. We save lives by funding community nurses and running free medical clinics in rural community centers, building schools, learning centers and dormitories.In addition, the donations we receive help fund specialist educational and medical programs, such as vision and hearing initiatives, that are not yet available in many parts of South East Asia.

We change Lives


Our charity is dedicated to funding and delivering charitable services. We strive to inspire and improve the lives of people in subsistence living by teaching them the necessary skills to get out of the poverty cycle, sustainably.

See some of the Projects

we have supported over

the years

Your charity dollar stretches further with us

When you donate to our charity, you get more bang for your buck! Things cost a lot less in developing countries, so every dollar you donate goes a long way to helping people in need. You will be surprised how much

impact you can make.

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Your support makes THE difference to their lives

Over the years, we have expanded our programs and helped many disadvantaged people live a better life. There is still much to be done to improve conditions but with time, support and resources they can improve their lives and have more opportunities.

Be THE difference.

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If you want to lend a global hand to people in need, contact us now.

Our Key Initiatives...

  • provision of text books and educational materials

  • english reading and writing classes

  • scholarships and mentor programs

  • teachers’ workshops

  • community learning centers, libraries and classrooms

  • dormitories (giving children a safe place to live where they learn)

  • playgrounds

  • bike sheds

  • sanitation and hygiene programs (wells, toilets, taps and water tanks)

  • girls’ hygiene workshops

  • nursing programs (anti- and pre-natal care to reduce infant mortality)

  • specialist medical programs and funding

  • local craft classes such as sewing, weaving, drawing and painting

  • bike repair workshops

  • gardening programs

See the amazing work across our Projects and What's News...

We have great plans for the future. But we can’t do it without your generous support.

If you want to make a difference, donate money or get involved today.

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