To clear the 110 million active landmines in place using current technologies would cost an estimated $30 billion and take over 1,000 years. We’re helping to Find A Better Way.
Welcome to Find A Better Way
Find A Better Way is a humanitarian charity committed to improving the lives of individuals and communities affected by landmines. Uniquely the charity works with leading UK scientists and engineers to develop technology to accelerate the detection and safe removal of landmines globally.
We are a major funding body for vital, groundbreaking technological research at several leading UK universities.
Find A Better Way is committed to raising awareness of the risk of landmines and improving access to health services for victims.
Our charity also works to raise funds to help education projects in areas scarred by landmines and to aid innovative humanitarian projects designed to help victims recover from their injuries and rebuild their lives.
What We Do
Sir Bobby Charlton – our Founder
Our founder Sir Bobby Charlton is a footballing legend with an international profile. Honours included a World Cup winner’s medal with England and a European Cup with Manchester United. Sir Bobby is a Director and official Ambassador for Manchester United.
Sir Bobby visited Cambodia on a trip organised by the Laureus Sport for Good. Whilst there, he witnessed first hand the devastating impact that landmines have on individuals and communities.
Sir Bobby‘s experiences in Cambodia led him to found Find A Better Way. Sir Bobby plays an active role in the charity and is determined to use the influence gained from a life in the sporting spotlight to highlight the plight of landmine victims around the world.
- Reduce the suffering caused by landmines.
- Attract world-class expertise able to support our mission to provide unique and distinctive solutions.
- Facilitate the flow of ideas which will enable the application of today’s technology to improve landmine detection.
- Encourage research to eradicate the use of landmines by the application of smart detection systems.