Practical Action - 2017 NPO Category Winner

Practical Action helps reduce energy poverty through advocacy and direct intervention.

Practical Action believes that actions and words must go together to change the world and is therefore committed to sharing all of the knowledge and learning it has captured over 50 years of development to inspire the widespread adoption of its approaches for the benefit of people everywhere. With this in mind, Practical Action develops human-scale practical solutions while ensuring that all projects are economically, environmentally, socially and institutionally sustainable. Practical Action currently has 90 projects in developing countries around the world which focus on energy access, food and agriculture, urban waste and water, and disaster risk reduction.