1% For Water: We’re Drilling Another Well!

We first worked with charity: water last year when we raised £9.5K to build a well for over 200 people in a remote village in Ethiopia. The project is currently under construction supported by members of the community and we look forward to sharing some news on its progress soon. What’s better than one well? […]

4.4 million safe night’s sleep

This month we are fundraising to provide 4,050 people with Long Life Insecticide Nets (LLIN) to protect them from malaria. In the past fifteen years malaria mortality rates have dropped by about half, yet it remains both a major cause and a consequence of global poverty and inequality. Malaria is preventable. An LLIN protects up […]

Pub Quiz Tickets On Sale Now!

In May Be One Percent will be six years old. In that time our network will have raised over £230K and invested every penny of that in projects which help communities work their way out of poverty. We hope you can join us to celebrate this incredible achievement in Liverpool, where our story started. The […]

International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day and this year the organisers are asking us to #BeBoldForChange; to forge a more inclusive, gender equal world. Achieving gender equality is one of the United Nations sustainable development goals for 2030 and an important consideration when picking our monthly campaign. Our vision is for a world where communities have […]

This partnership has us buzzing

Concern Universal, our long-standing charity partners, have changed their name. They’ll now be known as United Purpose. The new name reflects the organisation’s commitment to giving families around the world opportunities to end the poverty they live in, by providing solutions that last. We’ll be working together this March on a project which will introduce bee […]

We’ve Found a Cure for Shoppers Guilt

We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve joined easyfundraising, the innovative site which secures free donations for charities and good causes whenever you shop. You can help end poverty with every purchase you make. There’s no cost and no catch, simply sign up for free and we’ll receive a donation every time you shop at one of […]

Changing Lives in 2017

Happy New Year! We welcomed new members over the Christmas break. There are now 200 of us regularly giving our 1% to help end poverty. Our first project of 2017 will be with our micro-finance partner Deki, so we can help budding entrepreneurs start the year with enough investment to get their businesses off the ground. […]

More Good News

We are one year closer to ending poverty! 2016 was a great year for our small collective. In 12 months 199 individuals have raised over £70,000 to help the world’s poorest people. We’ve calculated how many people have benefited from our 1% this year and the numbers are staggering. Before we blow your minds, we’d […]

Empowering mums to break the AIDS cycle

Our final project for 2016 is another new partnership for Be One Percent. We are pleased to be supporting mothers2mothers, an outstanding organisation who work with women in Africa to break the cycle of paediatric AIDS. The transmission of HIV from mothers to child is preventable. Since its founding in 2001, m2m has become a […]

Fighting Dirty (Water)

We’re fighting dirty water this month for a hard-to-reach community in rural Ethiopia. November will be the second month of fundraising for our water project with charity: water. In the past ten years the organisation have brought clean water to more than 6.3 million people around the world, and this year we will be helping […]