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 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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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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