Who We Are

The Association for Kids In Need (AKIN) is a Gibraltarian based charity dedicated to transforming the lives of vulnerable children in developing countries. Our aims are to solve the enormous problems of lack of shelter, food, and education, one child at a time. We believe that every child has a right to a secure and happy future.

Established in 2003 by Les Roberts, we have raised nearly £500,000 through the generous donations and cooperation of local people and businesses. Our projects are run by local staff committed to the children and projects that we support.

As a small and dynamic charity, we are able to ensure that every penny donated to AKIN is used to its fullest. We are open and accountable; with over 85% of donations given go directly to charitable activities. The rest is spent on fundraising activities. All of the trustees, executive team and volunteers, our donation being the time we spend on fundraising.

Our Vision

To work with a team of dedicated individuals, other non-profit organisations, donors and corporations in order to transform communities in some of the world’s poorest countries, by making a difference one child at a time.


Les Roberts & Julio Alcantara