It’s early as the first noises seep through your window

In Yemen, Malka has a wake-up call of her own…

Malka’s story


Big morning stretch – are you still in bed?

In New York, Ursula – one of the world’s most senior humanitarians – heads out on her morning ritual

Ursula’s story


Breakfast time – starting to build plans for the day ahead?

In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Noëlla is already outside building a new school

Noëlla’s story



Battling traffic on your way to work?

In Mozambique, Augusta is battling the forces of nature

Augusta’s story


Arriving at your desk and settling in for a hard day’s work

In Indonesia, Vanda climbs out of the tent she lives in to help families affected by earthquakes

Vanda’s story



Your first meeting of the day

In Mozambique, midwife Laura meets with pregnant women left homeless by a cyclone

Laura’s story


At morning coffee, your co-worker asks your advice

In Kenya, Safo gives over her morning to provide legal advice to refugee women

Safo’s story


At the mid-day mark, you’re focused on an upcoming project

In Brazil, Flavia is focused on creating safe spaces for migrant Venezuelan refugees

Flavia’s story



Lunch time, at last!

In Myanmar, Mai Nan Po is distributing food to the women of Sittwe

Mai Nan Po’s story


Lunch is over – now time to face your afternoon’s workload

In the Philippines, Ria responds to natural disasters, and her work is never done

Ria’s story


Time to pop to the shops for some quick supplies?

Across Africa, Mama Amina distributes dignity kits to women who cannot otherwise access basic hygiene products

Mama Amina’s story


Making evenings plans with your friends?

In Rwanda, Helena organizes an impromptu photoshoot with aspiring model Giselle

Helena’s story


You made it! Now, the journey home after a long day

In the Central African Republic, truck driver Barbara’s 15-vehicle convoy runs into a few obstacles

Barbara’s story


Home at last and your day’s projects done and delivered on time

In Liberia, midwife Alice delivers yet another baby that will carry her gratitude its whole life…

Alice’s story


Dinner time – a delicious meal to unwind

In Lebanon, Maya is providing thousands of free meals to refugees and other people in need

Maya’s story



You call your friends to chat about their day

In Geneva, Melissa is chatting with a Yazidi refugee about the shocking story that propelled her into humanitarian work

Adabi’s story


Settling in to watch the news and catch up on world events

In Cox’s Bazar, Marie watches a global news story unfold before her eyes

Marie’s story



Almost time for bed. Relax a while by playing online games?

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Are you putting on your pyjamas before bedtime?

In West Africa, healthcare workers put on the protective gear to protect them from Ebola

Stefania and Gintarė’s story


Have you got your bag ready for tomorrow?

In Myanmar, Jemilah packs her deployment bag for an emergency response trip

Jemilah’s story


Finally, it’s time for bed!

Rania puts her son to bed and thinks about the day just done

Rania’s story


Can’t quite fall asleep yet?

In South Sudan, Kristina recalls the night shifts that financed her Master’s degree

Kristina’s story


A loud noise outside interrupts your deepening sleep

In Iraq, Hawnaz gets the call that she’s needed in the office – urgently

Hawnaz’s story


You’re fast asleep, recharging after another big day

In the back of a truck, humanitarians steal some sleep along a long, bumpy journey

Funmi’s story