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ITT Christmas Party Raises £2,006 for Just a Drop

Thank you to all of the Institute of Travel and Tourism (ITT) members and guests who came together to celebrate the festive season last week and support Just a Drop. The annual ITT Christmas Cocktails event took place in the Cholmondeley room within the House of Lords and raised a fantastic £2,006, in aid of Just … read more
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MGA Cover Services insures clean water for all and calls on industry to join them in their ‘Insurance Paying It Forward’ initiative for Just a Drop

MGA Cover Services Limited, supplier of Financial Protection insurance products to the Travel Industry have launched a fundraising partnership with international water aid charity Just a Drop. Their ’Insurance Paying It Forward’ scheme was launched at the MGA function on 26th November and has pledged £0.01 of every passenger declared on all products taken in … read more
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Bartercard credits Just a Drop with donation of £500

Long standing supporter, Bartercard, visited the Just a Drop office on 27th November to present the charity’s founder with a cheque for £T500. An exchange network for the modern business world, Bartercard operates a cash alternative way of trading goods and services. The company has been supporting Just a Drop for over five years, by … read more
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Indigo Voyages inspired to support Just a Drop

Luxury travel company, Indigo Voyages, has this month launched a fundraising partnership with Just a Drop. The company will donate 5% of their profits (an average of £10 – £20 per booking client) to Just a Drop, over a six month period. Indigo Voyages caters to a discerning international clientele and specialises in the design … read more
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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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