Refuge Network International
A poverty alleviation and community empowerment nonprofit promoting equitable access to food, housing, healthcare, education, and an adequate standard of living for individuals and families. 


During the pandemic, we are supporting the most  vulnerable & bringing communities together 



Meet our fantastic volunteers, and see how Refuge Network is making a difference in the UK during the Covid-19 crisis!


Because food, housing, and an adequate standard of living, are basic human rights

150 Million

People Homeless Worldwide

689 Million

People Living In Extreme Poverty

820 Million

People Hungry On Earth

263 Million

Children & Youths Out Of School


making a difference|changing lives|one person at a time

  • Promoting Economic and Social Rights Through Research.

  •  Alleviating Poverty.

  • Supporting Refugees, Victims of Modern-Day Slavery and Marginalised People.

  • Helping Disadvantaged Kids and Homeless Individuals.

Refuge Network International is a non-profit humanitarian organisation whose mission is to fight against social injustices, empower the marginalized, and alleviate human suffering principally through the promotion of Economic and Social Rights (ESR) in pragmatic and innovative ways.


We are a network of three non-profit organisations comprising Refuge Network, No Poverty Campaign, and Charity Across Borders. We work with the homeless, victims of human trafficking, refugees, individuals living in abject poverty, and other marginalized groups. 

With the dedication of our volunteers, staff, and partners, we strive to improve the lives of the needy. Contact us to see what you can do to bring about positive change.


Amount of food (including light meals) we are distributing monthly in London during the pandemic. We are also giving out clothes, shoes, sleeping bags, socks, face masks, hand sanitisers, and other essentials.

Places where we have ongoing projects or have carried out humanitarian operations. The numbers are 13 countries and 20 cities.

Number of individual gift items we gave to homeless and impoverished individuals in London during the pandemic Christmas and New Year celebrations was over 1000.

International representation of our volunteers. Our volunteer programme has attracted dedicated workers representing over 30 nations across the planet.

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Documenting Social Injustices,
  Making Invisible People Visible,
Giving Voice to the Voiceless

Photography has played a significant role in advancing human rights. Images possess the potential to expose suffering, oppression and injustices. A picture can mobilise a thousand voices and attract an army of helpers to a just cause. Through our interviews, videos, and photographs, we strive to empower the marginalised by documenting social injustices, making invisible homeless people visible, and giving voice to marginalised communities. Everyone deserves to be heard. We are friends with homeless/disadvantaged people, many of whom are eager to tell their stories and express their opinions. Refuge Network faithfully documents these experiences. You will find them in pictures and videos on our media platforms. These images also reflect various aspects of our charitable work.

Fish and Chips
Image by Joel Muniz


Fighting Hunger

No one can survive or thrive without food, it is a basic human need. The right to adequate food is guaranteed in international law.  Distressingly, over 8 million people in the UK are living in food poverty and struggling to eat. The socioeconomic impact of the pandemic is creating further hardship with thousands of people set to lose their jobs, homes, and businesses.  In addition to the masses of suffering homeless people on the streets, many people on low or no income are struggling to eat or take care of basic needs. Our Soup kitchen and outreach programmes are targetted at these highly vulnerable members of our community. Our simple strategy is to identify and focus on the most desperate cases (those on the streets), while not ignoring others with less obvious needs.

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Supporting refugees, homeless, and impoverished people in Europe


Humanitarian Outreach to Greece During the Pandemic

We distributed First Aid boxes, meals, face masks, and hand sanitisers to disadvantaged women, individuals, and families at Omonia Square, Ermou Street, Monastiraki, and on the streets of Athens

Working with disadvantaged children, marginalised women, refugees, and people living in extreme poverty in Africa 



You can help! We have answered the questions of how you can help with two simple words, Giving and Going. You can give to any of our projects or  volunteer to go work on a project with RNI.

You can get all our latest updates via the link below. Please keep up!

Get to Know Us

A little info on our Leadership Team & Volunteers