160,000 school meals!

This year 200 and something people giving 1% of their income each month will feed 160,000 lunches to children who may otherwise go hungry. Working with Mary’s Meals, our small collective will sponsor 812 children giving them the chance to gain an all-important education, without the distraction of hunger. We’ll fundraise over two months to […]

Investing in an entire continent through malaria prevention

For our birthday this year we will be partnering with Against Malaria, the organisation ranked #1 in the GiveWell top charities list that has been working tirelessly for 15 years to protect the world’s poorest communities from the potential devastation of malaria. Malaria kills half a million people every year and 400 million fall ill. […]

Improving child health in Bangladesh

The good news is that Bangladesh has made lots of progress in improving levels of nutrition, with the number of underweight children under five having halved in the past 15 years. The bad news is that there are still communities who aren’t being reached. 14% of under five’s experience wasting and 13% of married women […]

Kicking up a stink – clean water & safe loos for 250 people

Our March 1% will bring clean water and somewhere safe to go to the loo to 250 people in rural Africa. We’re working with Self Help Africa on their programme in Naki in Togo, helping to provide safe water and sanitation to the 74% of people who currently live without. Natural water sources are scarce […]

A success story

In July last year we worked with United Purpose on a project to help improve food security for 20,000 smallholder farmers and their communities in Khulna and Bagerhat, Bangladesh. Our 1% funded training for 100 micro-entrepreneurs, selected by their local community to provide agricultural training and business skills to other local farmers. This month they’ve […]

6,984 lives changed by Micro-finance

This February we are partnering with Deki, a charity that empowers people living in poverty to change the course of their lives by providing access to ethical microloans and training. We’ve been supporting Deki since 2013. Our first ever loan was for £90 to Daouda Oseni in Lome, Togo, who wished to increase his shoe […]

Imagine If…

… you could change the world with just 1% of your income? We believe that if enough of us get together and donate each month, we can do just that. In 2017 218 people raised £60K and changed the lives of 10,000’s of people. In 2018 we want to go even further as continue to […]

Putting an end to AIDS on 2 wheels

mothers2mothers trains and employs local HIV-positive women as frontline healthcare workers providing education and peer support on HIV and critical health issues. These ‘Mentor Mothers’, who might otherwise be marginalised, become empowered economically and valued socially.  Having an intimate understanding of the challenges of living with HIV makes them uniquely qualified and highly effective. The Mentor Mother […]

Google Giving Week

We are thrilled to announce that our friends at Google are helping us in our mission to end poverty by including Be One Percent in their annual Giving Week. From 27th November until the 1st December, the Google.org team will take part in Giving Week, where Googlers across the company inspire their peers to donate […]

Helping to end poverty through Christmas Shopping

We know you are sick of ‘Black Friday’ and ‘Cyber Monday’, but we couldn’t miss the opportunity to remind you that by shopping through easyfundraising you can be earning money for Be One Percent projects at no extra cost to you. There’s no catch, simply sign up for free and we’ll receive a donation every time you shop at one […]