Covid 19 (Coronavirus) Online Lesson

Free, interactive, online lesson in many languages. Watch now or help us spread the word.
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  • What We Do

    What We Do

    We create simple, interactive lessons about health and other topics to help people live more safely.
  • Who We Work with

    Who We Work with

    We collaborate with health authorities, community groups, street children’s societies, health clinics, faith groups, schools and individuals.
  • Our Impact

    Our Impact

    Between 2012 and 2019 we sent over 150,000 DVD lessons to 86 Countries. We have over 1500 registered users in 116 countries who have watched our lessons online.
  • Our Story

    Our Story

    Helen Taylor Thompson founded the organisation in 2000 as a response to the growing numbers of people being diagnosed with HIV, to inform people - in local languages - about disease prevention.
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"These DVDs change the behaviours of local people of DR Congo.
People from various villages meet and it becomes an opportunity to know and learn from one another."
COFAPRI, eastern DR Congo.
Using Our Lessons
  •  Our Lessons

    Our Lessons

    Our interactive lessons include a combination of information and questions, illustrated using relevant still or moving images.
  • Order DVDS

    Order DVDS

    Our DVDs are free and we have over 33 lessons available in up to 65 languages.
  • Watch Online

    Watch Online

    For regions with stable internet access, our lessons are available to watch online.
  • Give Feedback

    Give Feedback

    Tell us how you have used the lessons, and what impact they had on your community.
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So far, 12,300 Rwandan healthcare workers have received training from our DVDs.
Between 2014-2017, 1.2 million Rwandans viewed our DVDs.
That's one tenth of the Rwandan population!
Get Involved
  • Translate a Lesson

    Translate a Lesson

    Help us make more life-saving information available by translating a script from English to your mother-tongue.
  • Join Our Network

    Join Our Network

    Help distribute our DVDs. We can send the DVDs to wherever they are needed, subject to local postal services.
  • Help Fundraise

    Help Fundraise

    In 2019 a fundraising fashion show raised £2,208 to support our work in Nigeria
  • Make a Donation

    Make a Donation

    Each life-saving DVD costs us about £3.50 to produce, and each one could be seen by hundreds of people.
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"We just renovated our school toilets for our children to improve general health and wellbeing.
The DVD on Basic Hygiene really came in handy."
Simbo Oke Hojhurhoye, Kenya.
Latest News
We are delighted to announce that we have reached our target in the Big Give Christmas Challenge for the third time!
In December Education Saves Lives made a unique online concert video in aid of it’s Christmas Challenge fundraising activities.
Watch the video here
We are really saddened to let you know that our founder Helen Taylor Thompson died on Sunday morning. We are so grateful to her, and for her, for all she was and did, she lived an amazing life and we will miss her very much.
Featured User Groups
Unifamily Organisation is based in Nyarugusu refugee camp in northwest Tanzania.
The camp is one of the world's biggest, home to around 150,000 people, mainly refugees from Burundi and Democratic Republic of Congo.
Unifmaily works in the camp to try to reduce teen pregnancies and gender-based v...
In collaboration with One Light Rwanda, our lessons were seen by more than one million people in 25 disctricts of Rwanda, from January 2014 to Dec 2017, with encouraging feedback: “We knew that feed breasting is good but we ignored it as we wanted to have breasts of small size to stay young, we ...
The Goodwill Social Work Centre in Madurai has been using our lessons for several years. Between 2015 and 2017 they carried out an extensive project to distribute the DVDs as widely as possible. The programme included the promotion of healthy living, using the DVD lessons for village women...