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WER hands account to Cascaid to transform direct fundraising

07 November 2005

A new partnership with Cascaid is set to transform the fundraising capacity of international development charity World Emergency Relief (WER). WER appointed Cascaid after an extensive four-way competitive tender process. Cascaid won the business based on its creativity, energy and unrivalled experience in the charity sector.



G8 will make little or no difference

13 September 2005

New WER research reveals low public confidence in G8 results.



New Marketing Manager at WER

04 August 2005

WER has appointed Amy Whiddett as the new Marketing Manager for the charity.



Report gives poor children a voice for the first time

06 June 2005

For the first time poor children in 18 developing countries have been given a voice in the fight against poverty, thanks to a new report being launched on 16 June. The report’s authors, however, are warning world leaders that young people and their carers must be listened to more if the outrage of child poverty is to end and sustainable change brought about.



Leading Paralympian to Support International Disability Campaign

26 May 2005

International Development Charity World Emergency Relief (WER) has announced that Andy Blake, captain of the GB wheelchair basketball team will become Patron of its Wheels of Change campaign – designed to raise awareness of the plight of disabled people living in the developing world.