London Marathon Runner raises £1,300 for WellFound!
WellFound receives National Energy Globe Award 2016
Our London Marathon runner, Miriam Drewett, has managed to raise a huge £1,300 for WellFound! “After four months of training, building up to a 20 mile run before the big day, it was exciting to finally get to the start of the London Marathon and experience the huge crowds and support from everyone along the […]
Why not become a volunteer?
We are thrilled to announce that WellFound has received the prestigious National Energy Globe Award 2016 for the best sustainable project for our work in providing clean water and sanitation in Guinea-Bissau, one of the poorest countries in the world. Energy Globe invites outstanding sustainable best practice projects in various categories in an annual competition, with over […]
Working in Nsumte-Quiumbe
Could you spare a few hours of your time to assist as a volunteer? WellFound have always relied on the support of volunteers; from fundraising, to office admin or even research on the ground out in Africa. We could not have achieved all we have in the past 10 years without your support. We are currently looking for new […]
A fantastic fundraising golf day!
Imagine next time you turn on your taps, that instead you have to walk four kilometres for a bucket of water. That is what women and children had to do in the village of Nsumte-Quiumbe in Guinea-Bissau every day. They were faced with an early morning race to the water source due to long queues […]
We want to celebrate with you
We had a fantastic day at our annual golf fundraising event, sponsored by United Rental Group, which took place at the end of last month. WellFound would like to say a huge thank you to United Rental Group for arranging the day. We could not do it without you and we can’t wait to keep […]
WellFound win national award
10 years is a long time, especially for a small charity with big aims and aspirations. Since 2005 WellFound has grown from the ideas and hopes of one individual to a thriving international, award winning charity. We could not have done any of this without your support! We would love for all our friends, whether you have been […]
The new well in GoGo, Burkina Faso
We are delighted to announce that WellFound has been honoured with the National Energy Globe Award, Guinea-Bissau for 2015! Our submission entitled ‘Increasing access to safe water and sanitation facilities in rural communities’ was chosen as the best project of Guinea Bissau, no small feat when over 170 countries handed in a total of over 1500 […]
Lessons in hygiene
We have just received these photos of the people of GoGo, Burkina Faso, making the most of their new well. This well was built with funds generated by Caritas Mondial at the ball in November last year! Thank you!
In March during Howard and Dr Kinglsey’s last trip to Guinea Bissau they visited a local school in St Vincente with our team nurse who teaches the children the importance of hygiene and washing your hands with soap. Why are these hygiene lessons so important? Hygiene and sanitation lessons are an important component of any […]