Obviously a wondrously effective organisation. Small, but exquisite in every detail”
Bill Oddie, OBE – Birdwatcher, natural history presenter and High Five Club Patron
Access to small business start-up loans and training are extremely hard to come by, if not impossible, in rural areas of Africa. This means that pro-active, entrepreneurial members of local communities never get to realise their dream of running a small enterprise to lift their families out of poverty. They are trapped by a lack of opportunity to develop themselves.
In Uganda, we have partnered with Busoga Volunteers for Community Development to rollout a Revolving Loan Scheme for women widowed by HIV/AIDS, the majority with children to support, to help these women to set up self-help income generating enterprises so as to liberate them from economic bondage / dependency and poverty. For more info click here.
We are happy to bring you news of how High Five Club members have extended a helping hand to children living in a wildlife area close to Nyika National Park – benefiting both people and wildlife. To read more click here.
We have together provided safe clean water for 2,000 villagers in Makutu sub-County by worked with Busoga Volunteers for Community Development to protect 4 natural springs and pipe the water into villages. For more info click here.
We have together equipped the clinic with 13 mattresses, 13 good quality blankets and 26 pairs of sheets and pillows ensuring that all in-patients to Masumba Rural Health Clinic can have a comfortable bed during their hospitalisation. A small gesture but with big impact. Read project update here.
H5C facilitated a grant of £6,000 from the Olsen Animal Trust (OAT), a UK-based animal welfare and wildlife conservation charity with a heart for the local community, towards the work of MCRB from March 2018 for one year. Read more here.
Disabled, rejected and living in poverty in rural Zambia.
Loved, empowered and a life transformed.
It is amazing what can be achieved when we put our love into action.
Read about Marjory’s story of hope here.
We are thrilled to be able to support the education of 3 gifted, young Zambians in 2018 so they can realise their dreams and break out of the cycle of poverty.
Read more here.