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Travel industry once again pools support at WTM to raise funds for Just a Drop

This year’s World Travel Market (WTM) was another fantastic show for Just a Drop, which saw staff, exhibitors, suppliers, and visitors coming together to show their support and so far raise an estimated £18,500 for the charity – an increase of £6,500 compared to last year. Just a Drop ran a very popular ‘Use Water, … read more
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Winsley Villagers Celebrate Funding of Their Well in Uganda

Thank you very much to Just a Drop’s most creative fundraisers, the Winsley Villagers who have helped to fund a borehole for a village in Uganda. Philip Bush, one of committee members for the Winsley Village Project explains: “The villagers of Winsley in Wiltshire are celebrating another successful year of fundraising for some of the … read more
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Caroline Bremner in the field, reporting from Uganda

Caroline Bremner, from Euromonitor – one of our new supporters this year – has just returned from a trip to Uganda, where she visited some of the communities Just a Drop is supporting. Here is her personal account of the trip. Taking advantage of being in Uganda, I combined my speaker engagement at the Africa Travel … read more
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Peru project Update!

Just a Drop’s water aid project in Misminay, Peru to excavate a groundwater gallery has begun! The gallery will reach an aquifer with a gravity feed down to the village, thus reducing the time spent walking for water for the 1,500 villagers as well as increasing the quantity of water available to them. The whole … read more
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Brand USA and Shop America raise £1,000 through ‘Time to Shop’ silent auction at WTM to benefit Just a Drop

For the second consecutive year, Brand USA and Shop America Alliance presented the ‘Time To Shop’ silent auction at World Travel Market – which took place on Tuesday 4th November from 4.45pm – 6.30pm in the Brand USA Pavilion. The two organizations joined together to raise funds for Just a Drop, with a range of … read more
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Kelly Railton, Just a Drop’s Head of Fundraising & Communications, reports from the field

I have just returned from a project visit with sponsor Cambridge Weight Plan (CWP) in Makueni County, Kenya, visiting projects funded by the activities of them and their consultants. This is only my second time visiting Just a Drop projects but it felt as if it was the first all over again – we saw … read more
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Freefalling fundraiser for Just a Drop

Lisa MacKissack reached the drop zone at Sibson Airfield, Peterborough, last Friday, by jumping 13,000ft out of a plane and plummeting towards the ground at speeds of 120mph. She was ‘dropping’ for Just a Drop, an international water aid charity which provides water and sanitation facilities to communities worldwide. Lisa, who is a Cambridge Weight … read more
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Long walk to Lewes

Lewes resident, Andrew Menniss marked the 10th anniversary of his daily commute between Lewes and Richmond by walking between the two. On Wednesday 20th August, he set off from his office in Richmond to walk the 50 miles back to Lewes, raising funds for charity along the way. Andrew persuaded his friend and colleague, Dave … read more
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Luxury Travel Fair welcomes aboard Just a Drop as official fair charity for 2014

Condé Nast Traveller presents The Luxury Travel Fair has announced Just a Drop as its official Fair Charity for 2014. Just a Drop will be running an onsite cloakroom facility at the show which takes place in Olympia West, Olympia London from 6-9th November and showcases a definitive collection of luxury travel experiences, offering visitors … read more
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Euromonitor launches online initiative to raise £20,000 for water charity Just a Drop

London, UK — Euromonitor International, the world’s leading provider for global business intelligence and strategic market analysis, has launched a fundraising partnership with Just a Drop. Euromonitor is supporting the charity by engaging their own customers.  Euromonitor sells all of their market research content, products and services through their website, and will donate 1% from all … read more
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