Supporter and Fundraising Promise

We want you to feel comfortable and happy with your support of Action Ethiopia and so this is our promise, our commitment to you – we will fundraise responsibly and steward well the funds that you give us, for the greatest benefit of Action Ethiopia We will treat you, and your personal information, in a caring and professional way.

We have committed to adhere to the Code of Fundraising Practice set out by the Fundraising Regulator , which includes our Supporter and Fundraising Promise:

We are committed to high standards

  • We will fundraise in line with the policies and requirements of the Fundraising Regulator;
  • We do all we can to ensure that fundraisers, volunteers and fundraising contractors working with us to raise funds, comply with the Code and with this Promise;
  •  We will comply with the all laws including those that apply to data protection, health and safety and the environment;
  • We have not and will not sell or share your data;
  • We will carefully research and train any third party working on our behalf to ensure that they are operating in a way that is appropriate and compassionate.


We Are Honest and Open

  • We tell the truth and do not exaggerate;
  • We will show you the difference that you have made;
  • We do what we say we are going to do and document this in our Annual Reports ;
  • We will fundraise with transparency, minimising costs wherever possible and answer all reasonable questions on this;
  • We will be honest in the stories we tell and how we tell them.


We Are Clear

  • We are clear about who we are, what we do and how your gift is used;
  • We give a clear explanation of how you can make a one off or regular donation and how to cancel regular gift.


We Are Respectful

  • We respect the rights, dignities and privacy of all our supporters and beneficiaries;
  • If you decide to discontinue your support we will respect this decision and take the necessary steps in line with your requirements;
  • If you tell us that you don’t want us to contact you in a particular way we will not do so;
  • We do not engage in cold telephone calling and will only call people who already support us and are happy to be contacted this way.


We Are Fair and Reasonable

  • We take care not to use any images or words that cause unjustifiable distress or offence;
  • We take care not to cause unreasonable nuisance or disruption.


We Are Accountable

  •  If you are unhappy with anything we’ve done whilst fundraising, you can contact us to make a complaint using the contact numbers below
  • If you would like a copy of our Privacy Policy, which sets out how Action Ethiopia uses and protects any information we collect from you or that you provide to us, please email info@actionethiopia.org

To help us to keep this promise, please do keep us updated on any changes in your personal information. You can do this by emailing info@actionethiopia.org by calling us on 01237 431305 or by writing to us at: Action Ethiopia, Court Farm, Clovelly, Bideford, Devon, EX39 5TA

For more information on the Data Protection Act and your rights please visit the [Link to the ICO website]