Delivering Impact and Making a Difference in Uganda

Just a Drop Founder Fiona Jeffery OBE reflects on her recent trip to Uganda to assess Just a Drop's impact and discover how our safe water and sanitation projects with communities, schools, and most recently with health centres, are creating changes which are transforming lives. Read more

Timothy's Story

Timothy Wambua, 39, is from Kilanga village in Makueni County, Kenya. Just a Drop worked with Timothy's community to provide access to safe water through the construction of a sand dam. Sand dams raise the water table of the surrounding area, regenerating the land and enabling vegetation to grow. We caught up with Timothy to hear how the sand dam has supported the development of his successful farming and fruit growing business. Read more

Highlights of 2018

Thanks to your support, this year we've been busy working with communities to deliver safe water, sanitation and hygiene to 83,000 people across Africa, Asia and Latin America - transforming lives. Thank you! Read more

The Changemakers

In celebration of Just a Drop’s 20th anniversary, we spoke to four inspirational people who are doing their bit to change the world we live in for the better: Fiona Jeffery OBE, Founder of Just a Drop; Ben Morison, Founder of the Flipflopi Project; Paras Loomba, Founder of Global Himalayan Expedition; and Holly Budge, Founder of How Many Elephants, shared their experience of turning inspirational ideas into sustainable initiatives which are transforming lives. Read more

20 Years of Just a Drop

Just a Drop Founder Fiona Jeffery OBE discusses the inspiration behind setting up Just a Drop - and how it has all been made possible - as we celebrate our 20th anniversary and reaching 1.5 million people. Read more

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