Frequently Asked Questions
1: How do I order Make Poverty History manifestos?
Please contact Oxfam
(Tel: 0121 609 4102).
MPH manifestos can also be ordered from Christian Aid:
(Tel: 08700 787 788 or email firstname.lastname@example.org)
2: How do I order campaign materials - handouts/actions?
The Make Poverty History coalition does not produce campaigns resources/materials centrally, but many member organisations do. Go to
www.makepovertyhistory.org for a full list of members.
3: How can I order white bands?
Please go to:
whiteband/ for full details.
4: How can I get permission to use the video clips on the website?
Unfortunately we don't have permission from the producers of the films on the website to externally circulate them on video. I know this is a shame as the clips are so powerful but other Make Poverty History materials such as posters and handouts will soon be available to order from the website so do please keep checking on this site:
for more information.
5: We are a school. How can we get involved?
Alongside Make Poverty History we are working with the Global Campaign for Education. There are a number of initiatives planned for schools and youths throughout the year including the Send My Friend to School initiative, more
information on this can be found at:
For my information and teaching resources on the key issues of Make Poverty History please go to either:
6: We are a 6th form or university. How can we get involved?
For more information, you can contact the schools & youth teams at Comic Relief, Oxfam, ActionAid or People and Planet. People and Planet are available to make presentations at sixth forms and universities.
7: How can I fundraise/send a donation to Make Poverty History?
Many members of the Make Poverty History coalition run much-needed work on the ground in poor countries but, by donating to Make Poverty History, your money will be used to help us deliver this truly ground-breaking campaign in the UK.
In terms of donations, please send cheques, made payable to “Make Poverty History”, to BOND, the organisation coordinating the campaign's finances, at:
Make Poverty History
8 All Saint's Street
8: How can I sign up to the coalition?
Please check our 'get involved' pages whether you are an individual or representing an organisation: http://www.makepovertyhistory.org/
9: I am not from the UK, how can I get involved?
Please visit www.whiteband.org for details of what is happening in other countries.