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What We Do in Scotland South

Programme Action, or more recently ‘What We Do’ is what we call our work.

During the year 2019-2020 the Programme Areas have been changed to using the 5P’s of the UN, for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) as follows:

  • People – SDG’s 1-5; to find out more  click here.
  • Prosperity – SDG’s 7 -12; to find out more  click here.
  • Planet – SDG’s 6 and 12 -15; to find out more click here.
  • Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions – SDG 16; to find out more  click here.
  • Partnerships for the Goals – SDG 17; to find more click here.

 

Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s)

1 – No Poverty; 2 – Zero Hunger; 3 – Good Health and Well-being; 4 – Quality Education; 5 – Gender Equality; 6 – Clean Water and Sanitation; 7 – Affordable and Clean Energy; 8 – Decent Work and Economic Growth; 9 – Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure; 10 – Reduced Inequalities; 11 – Sustainable Cities and Communities; 12 – Responsible Consumption and Production; 13 – Climate Action; 14 – Life Below Water; 15 – Life on Land; 16 – Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions; 17 – Partnerships for the Goals.

Additional sub-pages under Parent Page ‘What We Do’:

  • Due to Covid -19 pandemic an extra page has been raised to highlight Clubs’  Covid-19 response; to find out more click here.
  • SIGBI Federation Project 2019-22: to find out more click here.

Some of the Organisations we support:

Literacy:

Can you help promote literacy all over the world while saving the environment?  Do you have books that you no longer require?

Better World Books is a for-profit socially responsible and environmentally conscious on-line bookstore whose mission is to promote literacy all over the world while saving the environment.  Better World Books helps you to make the most of the books you no longer need.  Your books will be re-used or recycled with sales contributing to literacy.  You and your literacy charity partner will earn a commission on every book sold for you.  For more details click here. 

Charity Partners of Better World Books:

The National Literacy Trust; to find out more click here.

Read International; to find out more click here.

The National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA); to find out more click here. 

Room to Read;  to find out more click here.

Scottish Book Trust; to find out more click here.

23 09 2015 Smalls for All

~ a charity which helps women and children in Africa meet their most basic hygiene and security needs.

Smalls for All was launched in 2009 by Maria MacNamara after she read an article about the many problems that women and children in Zimbabwe faced due to not having any underwear.  Smalls For All became a registered charity in 2010.  For more information click here.

Toilet Twinning

To find out more click here 

If you wish to twin your toilet do not hesitate to get in touch with SI Chester

Locally SI Falkirk supports Toilet Twinning.  To find out more about SI Falkirk click here.

500 Miles:

to find out more click here

Mary’s Meals:  previously known as Scottish International Relief (SIR):

to find out more click here.

UK Programme Action Committee (UKPAC): 

To find out more about UKPAC click here

The focus of the work of UKPAC is Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) and in particular:

  • Domestic Abuse and Coercion: to find out more click here
  • Elder Abuse: to find out more click here
  • FGM: to find out more click here
  • Forced Marriage and Honour based Violence: to find out more click here.
  • Modern Day Slavery and Human Trafficking: to find out more click here.
  • Reducing Women’s Imprisonment: to find out more click here.
  • UKPAC works with the Prison Reform Trust to help women caught up in the criminal justice system; to find out more click here.