The SHM Foundation works globally to bring about positive social change through projects in learning, citizenship, health and the arts.

About The SHM Foundation

The Foundation aims to provide communities and individuals with the practical tools they need to develop innovative solutions. It uses knowledge from the humanities and social sciences to understand human motivation, and draws on academic disciplines, from philosophy to anthropology, to address social challenges.



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Introducing Ember

Project Ember is a collaboration between The SHM Foundation and the Mental Health Innovation Network (MHIN) created to help mental health innovation grow and thrive in low- and middle-income countries.

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Project Insaka

We are delighted to have been awarded the ViiV Healthcare Prize in associate with the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) and United Nations Every Woman, Every Child (EWEC) “Retention of Breastfeeding Mothers Challenge” at the United Nations General Assembly in September 2017.

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Khuluma: The Film

The SHM Foundation and Filmpark have collaborated to make a 6-minute documentary, showing how difficult it is for a young adult to discover that they are HIV positive, how they cope with stigma and what their aspirations are for the future.

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If you would like to help us continue to grow and provide support to people all over the world, you can, by making a donation to one of our projects.

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