The World Aid Walk is pleased to raise funds to benefit the following Guernsey Registered Charities
ActionAid Guernsey Support Group was founded in 1982, and is a fundraising branch of ActionAid UK. In recent years, ActionAid Guernsey has fully funded projects to rebuild a school in Nepal and tackle gender equality in Tanzania.
Christian Aid is a very large charity that is involved world wide on projects to sustain life and develop better living conditions in areas of poverty. Christian Aid employs people in areas of need to take responsibility as our agents so that aid can be delivered to the people who need it most. It is important that what is given goes to the people that it is intended to help. Christian Aid is devoted to give care, provide aid and establish support networks to communities and individuals in places like Rohingya refugee camp at Cox’s Bazaar in Bangladesh that has recently experienced a huge devastating fire which has destroyed homes and put lives at risk.
The Tumaini Fund
Founded in Guernsey in 2003, now registered also in the UK, USA and Canada.
The Tumaini Fund supports 50,000 AIDS orphans in Kagera NW Tanzania. Supporting orphans in their communities, not orphanages, educating them to degree or college level, providing clean water, decent housing and school buildings.
This is EPIC
This Is EPIC empowers local organisations to implement and develop their own Village Savings and Loans Projects in Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Village Savings and Loans is a scheme that helps to teach groups or people how to save and loan their own money. VSL empowers individuals to invest in their own income-generating activities. This enables income stability for families and helps to develop a more sustainable future. Our projects enable people living in extreme poverty to develop a sustainable future for themselves and their families
The Eleanor Foundation
The Eleanor Foundation was created in August 2012 following the tragic death of Eleanor Carey at the age of 22 in December 2011 whilst cycling in London. Ellie believed strongly in the importance of sustainable development and had a particular interesting water, sanitation and hygiene issues. The Foundation was therefore established by her family and friend with a view to addressing the issues that were of such importance to her.
Since the beginning of 2014, the Foundation has been working in North West Tanzania and has been principally facilitation the installation of improved water sources – shallow wells and spring protection schemes.