2017-2018: UK Annual Review

A note from our Founders

Welcome to a transformative year for WE! 2017-2018 has been a year of amazing growth and sustainability forWE.Thanks to the unwavering support and dedication of our family of passionate supporters, ambassadors, donors, volunteers, board of directors and staff, the WE movement continues to grow beyond anything we dreamed possible. With 3.8 million young people in more than 16,000 schools in the UK, Canada and the U.S., we are truly inspired by where we are today and what we hope to accomplish in the future. Internationally,WE had many notable accomplishments this year. In East Africa we celebrated the first surgery at Baraka Hospital and began an exciting partnership with communities in Ethiopia. In March, we held our fifth WE Day UK at The SSE Arena, Wembley, where 12,000 young people from all four corners of the UK came together all eager to celebrate their collective social actions and continue to be further inspired by truly amazing stories of change. We opened the doors to our new global headquarters at the WE Global Learning Center in Toronto, Canada. The 43,000-square-foot heritage-certified building

is an innovative hub that is transforming and scaling our effectiveness as an organisation. Its world-class technology will enable students and teachers from across the world to take their world-changing ideas to the next level. As we look forward to even more developments, we’re excited to expand our digital programming to enable students to access inspirational modules and workshops delivered through our WE Schools programme. For our dedicated network of teachers, we will offer formal professional learning for the first time in the UK, enabling them to get the most from WE Schools, empowering each one to have a positive impact on their students, communities and the wider world. WE is empowering change with sustainable impact, demonstrating that there is so much more that unites us than divides us.Whether at home, school or work, thank you for joining us. We look forward to sharing many new life-changing adventures and world-changing programmes to come in 2018-2019. Together we change the world,

Craig Kielburger

Marc Kielburger


WE Charity UK Annual Review 2017-2018

Made with FlippingBook Online newsletter