Photos From Our 5th Birthday

Here’s some shots of our 5th Birthday celebrations last Thursday. Thank you to all those who came to The Be One Percent Big Pub Quiz to help us celebrate. A massive thank you to Camp and Furnace for providing the venue, Mersey STEM for sponsoring the solar lights on each table, Piccolino Liverpool for sponsoring […]

A Brighter, Cleaner Future

Our partnership with SolarAid has raised over £9,000 and provided over 13,000 people with clean and affordable energy in Africa over the past two years. SolarAid work in the hardest to reach areas of Africa where infrastructure is poor and poverty is rife. The organisation empowers the people of these communities with the choice to […]

The Be One Percent Big Pub Quiz

We started in 2011 with a simple idea: a few people commit to giving 1% of their income each month to help eradicate poverty. That first month eight members funded malaria treatments for 332 people. Five years on there’s nearly 200 of us across the UK giving 1% each month to help the world’s poorest […]

End Malaria For Good

The 25th of April is World Malaria Day. The theme for 2016 is “End Malaria For Good.” An achievable global goal we can all get behind. We’re nearly five years old (we’ll be marking our Birthday in May) so to start celebrations and proudly play our part in ending malaria, we’ll be working with our […]

Be One Percent Business Lunch

We’re inviting our North West based friends to join us for the Be One Percent business lunch on the 22nd April. Meet other Liverpool businesses (big and small) and enjoy lunch on us and a talk from Dr Bob Doherty on the beginnings of Divine Chocolate. Be One Percent is a network of individuals who […]

What we’re doing for World Water Day 2016

Our goal this March is to bring clean water to 1,000 people… and in doing so do so much more. To observe World Water Day, we are partnering with Concern Universal to deliver clean, safe water to a community in the Northwest region of Cameroon. We’ll be using 100% of our member’s donations to build […]

You have 20 Million reasons to be proud

So it started just over 4 years ago. We signed our first cheque as a charitable foundation for £72.97p (we’d actually raised a total of £689.64 between 36 donors when you included all donations through Just Giving that month, but it was significant that £72.97 had come formally through the charitable foundation for the first […]

Back to School with Power. Giving light with 1%

Solar Aid’s mission is to light up Africa with solar technology. Using a social enterprise model lamps and trasportation etc are subsidised by donation (just £3/lamp) and then sold at an affordable price to rural communities. This model allows affordable purchase of solar technology and eliminates communities reliance on kerosene lamps. Kerosene is both expensive […]

Hello Germany!

The Other One Percent   Liverpool – a name standing for Rock’n’Roll, UNESCO world heritage, football, poverty or European capital of culture. Apart from the Beatles, Liverpool has been the birthplace to different characters like Sir Simon Rattle, Wayne Rooney and Peter Shaffer. Despite better economic days, the Mersey metropolis figures are still among the […]

Be One Percent Kids Onesie Run Success!

      by Luca & Amy! We arrived at the Festival Gardens and set up around 1pm on the day of the run.  We had a cheeky subway before our run and we met the Festival Garden rangers – Caroline & Paul! People started arriving and there was onesies everywhere!  Camouflage, reindeer, dinosaur, pink […]