In Spring 2012, staff members from the Department for International Development (DFID) in Tanzania, Malawi, Pakistan, Ghana, Bangladesh and Ethiopia filmed their visits to local projects which are supported by the UK. This short video shows how British aid is changing the lives of some of the world's poorest people.

In the last two years, support from Britain has:

Vaccinated over 12 million children against preventable diseases
Supported 5.3 million children to go to primary school
Enabled 11.9 million people to work their way out of poverty by providing access to financial services
Prevented 2.7 million children and pregnant women from going hungry
Improved the land and property rights of 1.1 million people
Distributed 12.2 million bednets to protect people against malaria
Reached 6 million people with emergency food assistance
Supported freer and fairer elections in 5 countries
Improved hygiene conditions for 7.4 million people.
Supported 26 African countries to agree an Africa Free Trade Area.

To find out more about how UK aid is changing lives visit

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