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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Author: Jonathan Hellman

Volunteer with us

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

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News

  • Giving that goes further

    Global Giving's 'littlexlittle' campaign is matching all donations up to £50 this week by 50% to help make funds go further. Bread and Water for Africa UK are making use of the initiative to help keep the funds coming in to support several life changing projects across Africa. Read more

  • Food Security and climate change in Africa

    Africa is most vulnerable to the impact of climate change. As a result, hunger is on the rise across the continent. Bread and Water for Africa UK tackles hunger and malnutrition so that children have enough food to grow. Read more

Blog

  • Plant a seed, then watch it grow

    Our CEO, Sylvia Costantini, tells the story of how she first got to discover and fall in love with Sierra Leone and how a project she helped start in 2005 is still thriving today. Read more

  • Work Hard, Play Hard - by David Randall

    In November 2018, David and his old school pal Oli travelled to Sierra Leone. Upon arriving in Freetown, they were greeted by the children and staff at the We Are the Future school. Read more