Our new Trustee Elaine Rudman

Introducing our new Trustee Elaine Rudman.  Elaine has spent her working life in local government and currently manages a regulatory services department in NE England. In 2018, Elaine assisted a Water for Kids project in Kenya, funded by colleagues at her Department. Seeing first hand the challenges faced by such communities and the life changing impact of direct action and community involvement to their … Read More

The Randal Charitable Foundation Donation

A huge thank you to The Randal Charitable Foundation for donating £19,300 to fund the The Nakavumbi Community Holistic Safe Water Project.  Nakavumbi is located in rural Iganga District, Uganda.  It has a population of 1007 people and a school of 500 pupils.  This community is vulnerable to diseases; without access to safe water and sanitation villagers are forced to collect water from … Read More

Harmony Fire Fund the Safe Water Project at the Wainha Community

Wainha Uganda

Earlier this year, Harmony committed to provide two safe water systems wiith Water For Kids in Uganda 2021 and work has now been completed at the first spring in the Wainha Community.  Feedback from some of the parents shows that due to the reduction in gastro illness, they have seen a reduction in the costs of medicine. Additionally, once the … Read More

Jean-Louis Button raises £3000

Jean-Louis Button water for kids

Jean-Louis Button has completed his mammoth ride of the British Isles coastline – just some 10,000kms around some very testing terrain!  Jean-Louis has also exceeded his target fundraising total – and it is still coming in raising £3000 for his chosen 3 charities of which we are lucky enough to be one. Just amazing!  Thank you Jean-Louis and all who … Read More

A BIG thank you!

The Big Christmas Give

This was our first year of applying to the Big Give Christmas Campaign which has proved to be have been a BIG success for us. We really have been so touched by the huge response in donations made to our Iganga Holistic Project, in such a difficult year for all.

Inspiring Kids Leading the Way in Fundraising for Water for Kids

children fundraising

Niamh Completed 28 Park Run Challenge and Raises over £3300. For those of you that follow us on social media, you will know that 8 year old Niamh has spent every weekend since April completing a different Park Run throughout Northern Ireland. By the end Niamh will have run 140 km and will have travelled over 1,700 miles for the park runs … Read More

The Randal Charitable Foundation to Fund Naitandu Community Solar Project

Carrying water

Water for Kids are thrilled and grateful to announce the recent approval for funding by the Randal Charitable Foundation of the Naitandu Solar Panel Project.  In 2007 Water for Kids installed a borehole and rainwater harvesting at the school, delivered hygiene training and provided materials with training to households to build latrines, throughout the rural village of Naitandu.  As a … Read More

Water for Kids Winners of CIEH Excellence Award

CIEH Award Winner

CATEGORY | Best Environmental Health Project WINNER | Water for Kids and CIEH North East Region The CIEH North East Region raised money to deliver a sustainable environmental health project in Kenya. It partnered with Water for Kids and provided safe drinking water, facilities and water for hand washing and hygiene education for the first time in four remote primary … Read More

Supporters raise over £3,300

Sidhrah Naeem, Mary McLaughlin and Rose Dindol

Well done Sidhrah for completing the Budapest Marathon in October and raising over £1400 for Water for Kids. “Signing up for a marathon I had no idea how tough it was going to be…the countless hours of training, the 6.30am weekend runs so I could run, this was the toughest thing I’ve ever done – but in the back of … Read More