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Championing community-led health & happiness

We are a growing network, an emerging movement, a group of people determined to make a difference to the world’s most vulnerable communities.

We are people from many countries and backgrounds. We are motivated in different ways - by faith in God, by humanitarian ideals or a love for people and the planet.

But we all want to bring about change in our communities – not by throwing lots of money and resources at problems, but by connecting people together; by celebrating transformational gifts and skills; by working together and developing deep trust; by agreeing about the barriers to health, wellbeing and happiness in our neighbourhoods; and together creating solutions to overcome them. Join us today.

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From our blog


What Mental Health in Palestine Has Taught Me About Charity

Trustee of JustAct Middle East, Jake Lloyd, draws on the themes of Justice, Mercy and Humility to discuss what the charity sector might learn from Palestine’s mental health workers. ** We’re excited to announce that Jake will soon be joining the CHGN team to develop our communications work — so you’ll be hearing more from him soon!** — The more I …

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CHGN’s first International Forum

March 2016 was a flagship moment for CHGN — it was when we hosted our first ever International Forum in Uttarakhand, India. Here, we share some of the highlights, and what’s next for CHGN… —–   Our sense of belonging has become inspirational for transformational development in our community [comment from Fourm participant] On Sunday 28th February, …

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CHGN interview series – Sarah Shannon, Executive Director, Hesperian Health Guides

This week, we chat with Sarah Shannon, Executive Director of Hesperian Health Guides. Hesperian provide information to the people who need it the most, all around the world. CHGN Founding Director Dr Ted Lankester’s most recent edition of his book ‘Setting Up Community Health Programmes’ was co-published with Hesperian — we are big fans of theirs! …