We believe that no child should be too hungry to learn, play and grow. With your help, we provide food, education and healthcare to some of Africa's most vulnerable children. 

Julius the gardener is watering the We Are the Future school garden in ABerdeen, Freetown, Sierra Leone

Education

We work to help the poorest communities in Africa send their children to school.

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Health

We work to improve access to healthcare, including maternal and mental health.

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Nutrition

We fight malnutrition through improved food production and access to clean water.

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380k

Is the number of people we've helped gain better access to healthcare, education and nutrition.

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18

Is the number of community based organisations we've partnered with in 11 different countries in Africa.

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Fundraise for us

Run, cycle, or host an event; there are many ways you can make a real difference.

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Volunteer with us

Whether in the UK or in Africa, you can change lives forever, starting with your own.

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News

  • Work continues to support local communities in Freetown

    We are The Future is working with the Crabtown and Aberdeen beach communities in Freetown, Sierra Leone's capital, to deliver food, water, soap and other necessities. Read more

  • Community efforts are leading the way in Freetown

    In Freetown, Sierra Leone, people are coming together to fight Coronavirus, 'the common enemy'. Bread and Water for Africa UK and We Are the Future are providing emergency food and water supplies to stranded communities. Read more

  • What lessons from previous crisis can Africa apply to COVID-19?

    Over the last 20 years Africa has lived with the effects of malaria, seen millions wiped out by HIV/AIDS, and only a few years ago faced a vicious outbreak of Ebola. What lessons have African countries learnt from other recent pandemics and how can they be applied to COVID-19? Read more

Blog

  • Daisy's volunteer trip to Lewa Children's Home

    Daisy Crabtree, a previous intern at Bread and Water for Africa UK reflects back on her travels to Lewa Children's Home in Kenya and shares her stories of love and transformation. Read more

  • Around the world in four communities

    Newly recruited operations manager Ruby Glasspool takes us around the world to the people and communities she's worked with through her career and how they inspired her belief in community based NGO projects. Read more

  • The post-COVID19 world we want to create

    A message from our CEO, Sylvia Costantini, about the world we want to create now for tomorrow, standing side by side with our partners and the vulnerable communities we serve. Read more

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