Who we are

HelpAge International helps older people claim their rights, challenge discrimination and overcome poverty, so that they can lead dignified, secure, active and healthy lives.

Our work is strengthened through our global network of like-minded organisations – the only one of its kind in the world.

Our achievements

Find out how HelpAge has helped older people around the world, like Maurice from Haiti. Photo: Frederic Dupoux/HelpAge International

Last year we helped millions of older people lead more dignified, active and healthy lives.

Find out more about HelpAge's achievements in 2014.

Our values and ambitions

Find out more about HelpAge`s values and aims. Photo: Tom Weller/HelpAge International

We believe that the contribution older people make to society is invaluable.

The older people we work with are central to our values and ambitions.


Meet the people behind HelpAge.

HelpAge has a strong leadership group, a diverse board of trustees and an internationally recognised team of global ambassadors.

Meet the people behind HelpAge:

Our leadership group

Our board

Our ambassadors


Find out about HelpAge`s affiliates all over the world.

The HelpAge network is a unique worldwide alliance standing up for the rights of older people.

We have over 100 Affiliates in 65 countries.

How we are accountable

We are accountable to the older people we work with. Photo: HelpAge International.

We are accountable to all our key stakeholders, above all the older men and women with and for whom we work.

Find out what we're doing to improve our accountability.

Our history

Find out more about HelpAge`s background and history Five organisations in Canada, Colombia, Kenya, India and the UK set up the HelpAge International network in 1983.

Read more about HelpAge's background and history.

Work for us

Find out if we have any vancancies and come and work for HelpAge.

Browse the latest UK and international vacancies at HelpAge International.


Find out about HelpAge`s funders.

We are grateful to our many funders.

Find out how we are funded and how we spend our donations to help as many older people as we can.


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