International Day of Education

How often do you send a message on your phone or read a sign when you’re out and about? 

Imagine not only being unable to text your friends but not even being able to call them because you couldn’t read their names on your phone.

A Big Give thank you!

The Big Give Christmas Challenge is now over! 83 people took part raising an AMAZING £9,798. A most heartfelt thank you to everyone who made this possible, including our wonderful pledgers who provided the matched funding.

World Kindness Day

Sunday 13th November is World Kindness Day and so, not surprisingly, I thought I would talk about being kind!

Salt & Light November 2022

Welcome to the November 2022 issue of our Salt and Light newsletter!

Training for Christian youth workers

While our Esteem program was developed for school-based relationships and sex education, our new Fullness course has been designed to help church workers engage confidently and knowledgeably with young people on these tricky topics.

Psychological support

We are so inspired by the courage of the ACET Ukraine team, who have continued working with young people throughout the war.

The roof is on!

Nireekshana ACET’s building project is progressing well after a couple of years – the roof is now on the new clinic located in the Shamshabad Mandal district in the south of Hyderabad.

RSE in schools update

In the 2021/2022 school year, our own Esteem team Paul, Michelle, Rachel and Gareth delivered multiple Esteem relationships and sex education sessions to 4,060 young people across London and Cheshire. Our schools' work serves as a model of best practice to the Esteem network.

Reaching more young people

We are delighted with the expansion we saw in the 2021/2022 school year in our Esteem training, network membership, and the number of young people reached.

Beaded Anklet School Project, South Africa

Ndwedwe town, in Kwa-Zulu Natal in South Africa, is literally in the middle of some sugar cane fields at the end of the tarmacked road and lacks any formal roads, piped water and access to electricity.

PMTCT of HIV in Nigeria

The prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT) is an important part of HIV prevention and education work. 21,938 Nigerian children under 5 were infected in 2019 during pregnancy, birth or during breastfeeding.