Big Give Result

We are delighted that The Big Give have now counted the money and WellFound have received £13,705.40.  This is a wonderful amount and we are very grateful for everyone who gave generously. Our CEO Dr Kingsley, is travelling to Guinea Bissau next week. One of his tasks will be to select the villages where we will […]

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A new country for WellFound…

WellFound has worked in Guinea-Bissau since 2009, and worked in partnership with villagers to provide over 60 wells. We have helped the villagers improve their nutrition, sanitation, health, and gender equality. In 2018 we will continue to work in Guinea-Bissau as the need is still great. In addition we have decided to expand to another […]

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The Big Give is open…

We are delighted to be part of the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2017. This is the UK’s biggest online match funding campaign and starts today, Tuesday 28th November, for one week only. Anyone who gives to WellFound via the Big Give during campaign week will have their donation doubled at no extra cost to you. […]

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One week to go…

Donations to the Big Give Christmas Challenge open at 12 noon on Tuesday 28th November. All donations made to WellFound via the Big Give for seven days from this date will be doubled at no cost to you, the donor. We will use the money to transform a village in rural Guinea-Bissau in 2018. You […]

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Two weeks to go…

We are continuing to look at three villages where we have worked in the past. This will give you an idea what we can achieve together in the “Big Give” village in Guinea-Bissau. You can read about our planned project here: Water, making a world of difference It’s now only two weeks until #givingTuesday which is […]

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Three weeks to go…

It’s three weeks until #givingTuesday which is when donations to the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2017 will open. We are very excited that we have been selected to participate this year. This means that all donations made to WellFound via the Big Give for seven days from 12 noon on Tuesday 28th November will be […]

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The Big Give Christmas Challenge

We’re very excited to let you know that we have been selected to participate in the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2017, the UK’s largest match funding campaign. We will be raising money to work in a village in Guinea-Bissau in 2018. You can read about our project here: Water, making a world of difference Donations to […]

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Where are we working in 2017?

WellFound will always remain in contact with villages where we work for three years. This is to make sure that the facilities we provide continue to be maintained and used by the villages. But in addition to continuing to support previous villages, in Summer 2017 we started work with three villages for the first time: […]

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A successful year’s work

For several months we have shown four projects at the foot of our home page: the villages of Binhome, Bissunaga, Quedet and Tama. These are the four villages we have worked with during the dry season from Autumn 2016 to early Summer 2017. Its now time for an update as the first year’s work is […]

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Alice’s diary: Goodbyes….

24th April.  We were ready and waiting for the boat at 7 – it didn’t turn up for 3 hours, which gave me time to discover Joao had bought PG tips, so we had a great brew to start the day. We also walked up to the village school to meet Filipe to give him […]

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Alice’s diary: Tama and Binhome

19th April. We woke up with the cockerels and had just started drinking tea when giggling kids started to arrive for school. We hurried out of their classroom and munching mangoes and cashew fruit (which are dripping of the trees at the moment) and went to visit Tama’s market garden. It was established whilst the […]

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Honeymoon in Guinea-Bissau

In April 2017 we were surprised and delighted when a couple travelling in West Africa found our website, and got in touch with us. As a result of that contact, they spent two weeks with the team in Guinea-Bissau, visiting the villages where we work and getting to know the people. It was great to […]

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A new role for Howard

Dear Friends and Supporters, When I was 75 years of age, in 2005, I founded WellFound. I discovered that there were people in this world dying through lack of water, something I could have discovered much earlier in life if I had been interested. WellFound finds water, builds latrines, provides health care and builds market […]

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WellFound charity golf day 2017

JOIN US AT Harleyford Golf Club, Marlow on 13th July 2017 Please join us on the prestigious, private Harleyford Gold Course in Marlow Buckinghamshire for a day of superb Texas Scramble team golf and a two course evening meal to help generate funds towards Wellfound’s work. PAYMENT AND REGISTRATION You must register yourself and any […]

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WellFound Featured on the UK Aid Website
WellFound Featured on the UK Aid Website

On World Water Day 2017, Operation WellFound featured on the UK Aid website. The feature showcased a case study of some of our work in Guinea-Bissau in the specific region of Bumal. The full version of the feature can be seen below or alternatively on the UK Aid website here. We would like to thank […]

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Independent evaluation of WellFound’s work

As we approach the end of the current programme of work funded by the UK Government International Development Budget, an independent management consultant travelled to Guinea-Bissau in January 2017 to assess the effectiveness of the work. Below, her executive summary is reproduced in full. To discuss the complete report, please contact us. We are delighted […]

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Working in Nsumte-Quiumbe

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 […]

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