Two weeks to go…

We are delighted that WellFound has been selected to be part of the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2018. We will be raising money to work in villages in Guinea Bissau and Sierra Leone in 2019. Donations to the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2018 will open on #GivingTuesday, 27th November. All donations made to WellFound via the […]

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Big Give 2017 – update

The Big Give 2018 is fast approaching. But before we talk about that, we wanted to give you an update on what we did with the money raised in the Big Give 2017. Last year, with your support and in partnership with The Big Give, we doubled your donations and raised a grand total of […]

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Where are we working in 2018?

WellFound has been working in five new villages in the islands off Guinea-Bissau in 2018. Work started in the summer and has continued through the rainy season. We are making good progress and there is a real sense of WellFound and the local people working together. We’ll publish updates on each village in the coming […]

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Before and after…

Over the last few days we have been featuring a series of reports from Gill Shaw, one of our trustees, on our Facebook page. This followed her recent recent visit to Guinea-Bissau to take photographs for an exhibition to graphically illustrate the needs that exist, and the transformation that clean water can enable. We’ve now […]

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Holes in the ground…

One of the objectives of the recent trip to Guinea-Bissau was to select new villages where we will work in partnership with the villagers for the first time this year. As you might imagine this is a very difficult task as there is so much need. This is a village on the island of Caravela […]

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World Water Day

22nd March is World Water Day. Around the world, individuals and organisations will be marking this, and WellFound is pleased to play our part. Today our founder Howard, our Patron Mary Perner, and one of our trustees Gill Shaw are travelling out to Guinea-Bissau. Gill, who works as an international photographer, will be bringing back […]

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Cali – transformed

Cali is a small village with a total population of 408 people in rural Guinea-Bissau. WellFound has been working here, in partnership with the local people, since June 2017. Before starting work, the WellFound CEO and local Project Manager in Guinea Bissau undertook a needs assessment. They identified that the village lacked access to fresh […]

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Pancakes Day

Today we celebrated Pancakes Day and we invited a few families and their kids to drop in for a feast. Everybody that came made the event special and the kids learnt about how people in West Africa survive with little or no clean water.           Thank you everyone that came and […]

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End Poverty 2030

WellFound was represented today at an important meeting in the Houses of Parliament in London. A Christian organisation called End Poverty 2030 was launching a new initiative based around the sustainable development goals set by the United Nations. This is a list of 17 goals to end extreme poverty, fight inequality and protect the planet, […]

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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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Christmas Raffle 2017

Thank you to everyone for their kind and generous donations for our charity in our Christmas Raffle. We in WellFound are very grateful for all your support and kind wishes. From the selling of the tickets we have manage to raise £739, and the great news is we can now purchase a water pump for […]

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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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