We’re asking our members and friends to help us celebrate our network turning five by sharing what makes them proud to #BeOnePercent.

Members and those on our mailing list with receive a pack in the post with a party hat, a sign and a copy of our five year report.

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Here’s Matt and Steve, Be One Percent’s founders to kick things off.

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We’re very proud of how far we’ve come. We started with 8 people in 2011 and now have nearly 200 members giving 1% every month. We’ve funded over 60 projects and raised over £260K! Our mission hasn’t changed and neither has our vision. We can eradicate poverty from the ground up if we all give proportionally and give together.

What makes you proud to #BeOnePercent?

In five years our network has:

  • Delivered improved sanitation and clean water to over 11,700 people
  • Planted 13,000 trees
  • Provided 1.5 million school meals
  • Brought the benefit of solar lights to over 14,000 people
  • Improving food security for 6,094 people
  • Set up saving and loans co-operatives in 18 communities
  • Helped supply basic health treatments to over 45,000 people
  • Lent over £70,000 of microloans helping some of the world’s poorest people build sustainable livelihoods
  • Funded nets to protect 27,199 people against malaria

Share what makes you proud to be a supporter of our organisation on social media and tag us!