Hope and Aid Direct is a UK-based humanitarian aid charity delivering aid directly to the Balkans . It was founded in 1999 by trustees Charles Storer and Steve Walsh with the motto “Taking Hope and Aid not Sides”.
Hope and Aid Direct is a 100% voluntary humanitarian aid charity whose team members raise their own funds, get donations of aid, transport that help in convoys of lorries twice a year, and give it out to the hands of the people who need it the most. Those who make donations include the public, churches, clubs, schools and companies.
The convoys often carry out humanitarian work while they are away. Hope and Aid Direct has-been Involved in projects Such As rebuilding bombed schools , renovating orphanages and Delivering aid for third party Who Would not Be In Some areas have welcome. For the duration of the convoys are fitted out by Maidstone YMCA ARS.
The Charity has links with the Mother Teresa Organization in Kosovo. 
Volunteers come from every corner of the UK and from all walks of life. In the case of Kosovo , the country has been distributed in Romania , Bosnia , Croatia and Serbia .
Four team members joined workers in Sri Lanka in the aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami , one of the worst natural disasters seen by any of us. There is also an ongoing project in Nigeria .
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