Our Mission

War on Want Northern Ireland works in partnership with poor communities in Africa to alleviate poverty, and to challenge the systems that keep people poor.

About Us

Founded in 1961, we are one of Northern Ireland's oldest international development charities supporting the poor in Uganda and Malawi.


We have 13 charity shops across Northern Ireland many of which have been the one constant in an ever changing environment.

Finance and Reports

Gain an in-depth insight at our activities by downloading our detailed annual reports and financial statements.

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Our Approach

We work with our partners to identify training needs and capacity gaps in their organisational and project management abilities and provide capacity building support to ensure they are able to effectively address the challenges of:

Poverty and hunger

Addressing challenges to crop production and diversifying income sources.

Climate Change

Ensuring the adoption of simple mitigation techniques and technologies


Empowering people to take control of and responsibility over their lives

Access to resources

building links with the Government of Uganda (GoU) and other local and regional actors including local and international NGOs, and local and national lobbying consortia.

Get in Touch

Find us at the office

61 Duncairn Gardens, Belfast, BT15 2GB

Give us a ring

+44(0) 28 90 877777
Mon - Fri, 9:00-17:00