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

Uganda Projects

Suuna Uganda

Since May this year we have completed spring protections in the communities of Meeru, (funded by Harmony), Mwingunda, Wainha and Suuna (see above before and after photos).  As well as this, we also have three springs in progress at Bukyega, Kyondo and Wairama.  The Busera Holistic Project is continuing and near completion as restrictions allow and, the Nakavumbi Holistic Project (Funded … Read More

Mwanjabantu, Zambia final phase complete

Mwanjabantu Zambia

For the past 3 years Water for Kids have been working in the remote region of Mwanjabantu, Zambia, near the border with Mozambique.  During this time, we have drilled 11 boreholes in some of the most water challenged communities and trained hygiene promoters, water committees and pump menders in all of the communities to ensure that the water sources will … Read More

9 water springs protected providing safe water to over 10,000 people!

Buniantole Uganda

Due to Covid, the past year has been very difficult and the work has reduced.  However, we have continued when possible and the team has managed to protect 9 water springs providing safe water to over 10,000 people!  As well as this, we have also renovated Buniantole primary school latrines and constructed a mature girl’s wash room providing better hygiene to over … Read More

New trustee – Parvez Bhatty

Parvez Bhatty

We would like to welcome Parvez Bhatty as our newest Trustee.  Parvez has valuable skills and experience in the business and charity sectors.  He is “committed to giving disadvantaged children the best chance in life“. Parvez was born in Iganga, Uganda where he spent his early years before being forced to flee.  He is keen to give back to Uganda, … 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.

Greenford Sikazwe

Greenford Sikazwe

We are saddened to hear of the loss of our colleague, Greenford Sikazwe who died of Covid-19 on 24 January. He managed the Water for Kids projects from 2010 to 2012 and has supported the charity’s work in Zambia ever since. Greenford was a warm and generous man with a great sense of humour. He was a very professional Project … Read More