Think of Something you Love – A Person, A Place, A Thing …

In June 2021 the Trust awarded a grant of £2,000 to the Quaker Arts Network to help support their Loving Earth Project’s community textile project and to produce additional materials to help people engage with the climate crisis through the project. THE LOVING EARTH PROJECT celebrates some of the wonderful things threatened by growing environmental […]

News from KITE Beekeepers, Kasese, Uganda

The mission of Bees Abroad, Uganda, is to promote locally appropriate beekeeping to enable participants to generate income to enhance their livelihoods, alleviate poverty and improve their quality of life. Our vision is to be recognised as experts in delivering practical, appropriate and sustainable beekeeping projects that enhance the livelihoods of participants, promoting ecologically favourable […]

Student Christian Movement Peace Workshops for Students

In March 2020 the Trust awarded a grant of £2,000 to Student Christian Movement to run a series of peace workshops for students across the UK. A month later the Covid pandemic hit. SCM was quick to adapt to the restrictions which the pandemic brought, by holding the workshops online, and by creating blogs and […]

START Walking Project: Students and Refugees Together (START)

START is a small Plymouth based charity that helps people, forcibly dispersed by the immigration system and who have been granted ‘leave to remain’, to build a full life in the city. START’s work enables new arrivals to understand administration, acquire accommodation, access education, prepare for and find work, learn English and socialise in the […]

Namabasa Alive Empowerment Project, Mbale – Poultry Project

Trio Uganda operates as a micro charity, leveraging modest UK resources to advance social action by indigenous Community Based Organisations (CBOs) in Eastern Uganda. Based in Cardiff, we contribute to sustainable development in impoverished communities through a local to global model that prioritises grassroots investment, citizen empowerment and collaborative social action. In February 2019, the […]

Tushinde Children’s Trust working in the slums of Nairobi

Tushinde Children’s Trust works in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya. It targets the most vulnerable families with multiple, complex needs; those who slip through the nets of other, larger organisations. The core of Tusinde’s work is social work with these families in the community. However, our community outreach has brought attention to the inadequate protection […]

New Pathways Towards Nuclear Disarmament

How is it possible to make progress on nuclear disarmament if states continue to see nuclear weapons as credibly instrument of state power? By incrementally restricting the circumstances in which the UK would consider nuclear weapons, BASIC believes can create new pathways towards nuclear disarmament. The world is tangled up with nuclear weapons and BASIC […]

Keepin’ It Cool – Conflict Resolution

What we did with the funding: The support from the Edith M Ellis 1985 Charitable Trust went towards: Rehearsing the Keepin’ It Cool (KIC) performance with a team of four professional actors and a director Preparing and updating the Keepin’ It Cool (KIC) Teachers Resource pack Writing an intensive follow up workshop programme for young […]