About Us


Widows and Orphans International (WOI) is a UK based charity that was registered in 1997.  Our aim is to reduce poverty and disadvantage faced by communities.

WOI is based in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham.

In the UK, our programmes promote the interests of disadvantaged members of the community, our main beneficiary target group though not exclusively are refugees, asylum seekers and those affected by HIV/AIDS and Black and ethnic minorities.

Internationally, WOI works mainly through a range of community-based organisations and as well as in partnership with a range of development NGOs in the UK to support its International Programmes. Both in the UK and Abroad  WOI projects seek to address the needs of our beneficiaries by their promoting health, and  socio-economic development and betterment.