We have brought water to more than 200 villages
but so much more needs to be done

Wilmslow Wells for Africa 
is a direct action charity run by volunteers, working through trusted contacts in Britain and Africa. We improve life in drought-stricken areas of Africa by providing wells, pumps, dams, water collection equipment and, more recently, hygiene and sanitation

Over 99% of everything we raise goes directly to water projects.
Since the mid 1980’s, we have raised over £1.3 million; funded over 210 projects (many involving multiple wells) and spent less than £9,000 on running costs.

Can you imagine...
 Not having a tap in your house   ● Walking a mile to collect polluted water  
● Five of your children dying of water-borne diseases

Brenda Mottershead witnessed these shocking conditions in South Africa. 
They inspired her to establish Wilmslow Wells for Africa ...

Now just imagine ... the joy of having a well in your village
from which everyone can draw clean water

The average family of four in Britain uses 500 litres of water a day.
Yet in many parts of Africa the only water available is so polluted that it kills both the humans and wildlife that have to share its source.

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Dates for your diary

Wilmslow Wells for Africa AGM Monday November 4th 7.30pm
at Wilmslow Methodist Church
– an evening of two journeys.

Alice Gathoni, a district Special Needs Coordinator in Kenya – her
story of coming to England to study. Following a visit home Alice sought our
help. In August she came to thank us for our support of water-related projects
for young people with special needs in Kenya.

Chris and Malcolm Haigh from the Wirral to Uganda as volunteers. Hear about their experiences at
Rushararazi School where we helped to fund water harvesting and sanitation.

Refeshments will be served.

Folk Night in Prestbury Friday Nov. 15th ... details here

Amazon Smile

You can now support Wilmslow Wells when you purchase items from Amazon

Go to smile.amazon.co.uk and select Wilmslow Wells for Africa as your chosen charity.

Always access amazon via the smile address in the future and 0.5% of the net purchase price (excluding VAT, returns and shipping fees) of eligible purchases will be donated to Wilmslow Wells.   

Watch a borehole project from start to finish!!

If you can do find 30 mins to watch this amazing and instructive video compiled from  48 film clips taken the construction of  Kambini borehole.  It is truly fascinating to see how the work is carried out and the challenges that are faced to achieve success.  The final scenes show the first operation of the pump and the users' grateful thanks which is very rewarding

click here to watch in your browser

Thanks to everyone who supports our events ...

Nov '18 Souperday

Raised £1,300

Oct 19 Bridge Drive

Raised £1000

Gardens Day 2019

Raised  £17,700

March 19 Souperday

Raised £1,464

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