Neelam's Story

Neelam Tiwiri is 19 years old, and lives in Agra village in the Bundelkhand region of India. Now that she has safe water and a toilet at home, she's been able to stay in school and study to become a teacher. Here's her story...Read more

Just a Drop's Autumn Highlights

We've been busy bringing safe water, sanitation and hygiene to communities across Cambodia, India, Kenya, Nicaragua, Uganda and Zambia - thanks to your support. Take a look at some of our Autumn highlights here.Read more

Just a Drop and The Maiden Factor Foundation

Just a Drop has launched a new partnership with The Maiden Factor Foundation. 30 years ago, the yacht Maiden gained acclaim as the first vessel to be sailed around the world by an all-female crew, led by Tracy Edwards MBE, paving the way for all women. Now fully restored, Maiden will in 2018 embark on a new global journey to raise funds for charities including Just a Drop, as well as campaign for girls’ education.Read more

Just a Drop’s work in Nicaragua amid widespread anti-government unrest

Since April, Nicaragua has seen widespread civil anti-government unrest and violence, with tragic consequences for society and the country as a whole. Many other NGOs have decided to pull out of the country due to safety reasons, and while the situation has implications for Just a Drop, it has made our project work in Nicaragua increasingly more important says Bella Mytton-Mills, Just a Drop's Programmes Coordinator.Read more

Soap Making

We have started liquid soap making programmes with many of the groups and schools we work with in Kenya, as part of our sanitation and hygiene work.  The soap can be used for hand washing, as well as cleaning utensils or clothes. It ensures good health and hygiene, keeping everyone healthy and happy.  Soap making programmes also provide a good source of income. Hear from members of the Wendo wa Meko Self Help Group about the impact soap making has had on their lives...Read more

Story of a Sand Dam

In the semi-arid area of Makueni County in Kenya, Just a Drop works with community self-help groups to build sand dams, which provide a natural and sustainable solution to capturing the biannual rains that fall so quickly and heavily that very little water is captured for drinking, washing, or other needs. View our photostory of the Kwa Voki community's sand dam here.Read more

Menstrual Hygiene Day 2018

Monday 28 May is Menstrual Hygiene Day and this year's theme is #NoMoreLimits. Just a Drop's Senior Programmes Manager Melissa Campbell discusses the fundamental role that menstrual hygiene plays in enabling women and girls to reach their full potential.Read more

Just a Drop's Spring Highlights

We've been busy bringing safe water, sanitation and hygiene education to communities this spring - here are our highlights!Read more

Fulrani's Story

Fulrani lives in Patna Village, India, with her family. Fulrani used to walk for 6 hours a day to collect water from the nearest river. A pump tower and piped water system in the village now brings water directly to her home and has made a huge difference to her life.Read more

World Water Day 2018

Get involved and make a difference this World Water Day, 22 March, by fundraising to support 400 children at Kithangaini Primary School in Kenya with life transforming safe water. Check out some of our fundraising ideas and let us know what you decide to do! Post, tweet and share your pics with the hashtags #JustaDropWWD and #WorldWaterDay and remember to tag us @Just_a_DropRead more

International Women's Day 2018

It's International Women's Day on 8 March and this year it's time to #PressforProgress and work together to accelerate gender parity. Just a Drop Founder Fiona Jeffery OBE discusses why safe water and sanitation are essential to progressing gender parity, and we hear from inspiring women across our projects.Read more

Secret Lives Exposed

Just a Drop's annual lecture for 2018, 'Secret Lives Exposed: If Walls Could Talk', saw acclaimed authors and historians Sarah Dunant, Bettany Hughes and Suzannah Lipscomb join us - together with an audience who had braved a freezing, snow-covered London - to reveal history's secret stories and hidden lives, for our fifth annual lecture at the Royal Geographical Society, on 1 March 2018.Read more