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A HUGE thank you to everyone who took part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge, empowering vulnerable girls and young women to take their health and futures #InTheirHands.

Together - in just 7 days - we raised £24,286 to help empower over 8,000 girls and young women in Zimbabwe and Nigeria in 2022, building their self-esteem, enabling...

19th November 2021

(This story is also featured in Charity Today.)

It has been 40 years since the first AIDS cases were reported.


3rd November 2021

Amazing news - The Garfield Weston Foundation has awarded us £20,000 for core costs of the Esteem programme!

Established over 60 years ago in 1958, the Garfield Weston Foundation is a family-founded, grant-making charity which supports causes across the UK and, in the most recent financial year, gave over £99million. Since it was...

3rd November 2021

For the first time, the Big Give has offered acet UK the full champion matched funding for the Christmas Challenge online matched funding campaign to add to our pledger’s matched funding. This is absolutely fantastic news but it does mean our fundraising target is the highest it has ever been at £24,016! EEK!!

It would...

3rd November 2021

We are thrilled to welcome two new Schools Workers to the team, who bring a wealth of experience with them as well as sharing our passion for relationships and sex education.

Michelle will be working with us for 2 days a week, delivering RSE in London schools and developing our new racial identity project.

"Hi, my name is...

3rd November 2021

According to Youthscape’s 2016 ‘Losing heart’ survey, half of churches never talk about relationships and sex with their young people, yet the topic was the third-highest priority for young people.

Young people are growing up in a culture saturated with sex in both mass and social media. Reports may be...

3rd November 2021

Welcome to the November 2021 issue of Salt and Light. Click the buttons below to read individual stories or click here to read the newsletter in its entirety.


9th September 2021

After providing for loved ones, many people choose to leave money to their favourite charity and, as a faithful supporter of acet UK’s work, please might this be something you would like to consider?

It’s easy to do and you don’t have to rewrite your whole will, you can just add a codicil - a dated letter, signed and dated by you and two...