Visit to Guinea Bissau

In April 2016, some of the trustees of the charity had a chance to visit Guinea-Bissau to see for themselves what has been achieved. As we arrived on the beautiful islands off the shore of Guinea-Bissau, we were welcomed by the villagers dancing and singing to celebrate the work which has provided clean water and […]

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London Marathon Runner raises £1,300 for WellFound!

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 […]

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WellFound receives National Energy Globe Award 2016

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 […]

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Why not become a volunteer?

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 […]

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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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A fantastic fundraising golf day!

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 […]

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We want to celebrate with you

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 […]

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WellFound win national award

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 […]

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Lessons in hygiene

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 […]

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