World For Libya is a not for profit organisation which was established following the Libyan civil protests and the uprising of February 2011.
The charity was established by Libyans and non-Libyans alike free from any political or military affiliation. Their shared goal is to provide aid and assist the poorest and neediest Libyans and Libyan refugees.
Its overriding aim is to support humanitarian relief both directly as well as through third party charities. Through its unique ability to mobilize local people throughout the country,World For Libya is able to not only assess the need for different types of aid, but also to assist in providing the logistics for other charities – whether local or international.
We view the charitable assistance in Libya as a long-term commitment, not just just a short-term endeavour. The rebuilding of the country will involve not only the bricks and mortar of schools and hospitals, but also concerns the provision of emotional and psychological support to the multitude of victims of war.
World For Libya is a registered charity (1142409) set up under the UK Charities Commission. It has been structured to ensure the best possible practice throughout the organisation and follows strict corporate governance, as well as financial controlling and accountability.
The head office of World for Libya is in London, however we also crucially have three operational offices out in Libya based in the cities of Benghazi, Tunis and the capital Tripoli.
The Board of Trustees of World For Libya includes specialists with long standing careers in Law, Finance and Medicine.
World For Libya has put together a fundraising and influencing committee which takes on a leadership role for planning and coordinating revenue-generating strategies. The committee is made up of various heads of industry who have generously given their time and support in order to help the poorest and most desperate in need.
The majority of World For Libya staff are volunteers; from the energetic, dedicated individuals who work in our UK and Libyan offices, to all the members of our fundraising committees. This enables virtually all of our funding to go to those who need it most.
We would like to thank all our sponsors and supporters who assisted and continue to assist in making World For Libya a reality.