Raise funds, have fun, meet new people, do something wonderful today


Raise funds, have fun, meet new people, do something wonderful today

Much of our income comes from donations through fund-raisers like you! Every donation – no matter how big or small – makes a difference. Here are just a few examples of what your fundraising efforts could buy:

£2

buys paper and pencils for a schoolchild living in a shanty town to do homework

£5

will buy a spade to grow family food or for a gardener to find work outside the shanty town

£10

supplies a rural mountain child with basic school equipment s/he needs for a year

£20

buys 2 fruit trees to provide vitamins for children living in rural mountain schools

£50

buys a bicycle so that a shanty or rural mountain dweller can get to and find work

£200

will set up a kindergarten with toys, tables, chairs and materials

£500

will buy an industrial sewing machine to teach sewing skills at a project

Fundraising Tips

'ask us for our '100 ways to raise money;or go on line and search for ideas, better still come up with your own ideas!

  • Be creative - think of fun things to do and the best time to do it
  • Plan ahead and break your organisation into bits with different activities you can arrange easily
  • Check if there are other major activities on at the same time so you can avoid them
  • Pick the best place for your event
  • Use social networking sites to get your event out
  • Use posters and handouts
  • Check with the local press, radio and tv
  • Check with the police and local authority if in public
  • Try to raise at least 3x what you spend
  • Try to be “Green” in what you do