New Ecosan toilets at Chandra school, India

New Ecosan toilets at Chandra school, India

    We are delighted to announce the ecosan annex block at Chandra school is now complete. At Wherever the Need we believe that sanitation should come first, because the only sustainable way to address issues of poverty is to tackle them at the point at which they originate. Whilst education is of critical importance ...

We are changing!

February 05, 2016  |   Events,General news,Uncategorized   |
We are changing!

    Wherever the Need is changing! More information March 22nd 2016. We work in some of the poorest parts of the world building life-saving eco-toilets, clean water and livelihoods systems. Our VISION is a world where everyone has access to clean, safe sanitation

Monkton Combe School raise money for school ecosan

February 05, 2016  |   Education,Fundraising,General news,India   |
Monkton Combe School raise money for school ecosan

    Huge thank you to Carrie Morley, all the students and especially the charity committee (Jed, Sofya, Harry, Eddy and Billy) at Monkton Combe School, near Bath.  We are delighted to announce the school has chosen Wherever the Need as their nominated charity for 2016.

We value our volunteers – Mary Stansfeld

January 13, 2016  |   General news,Newsletters,Uncategorized   |
We value our volunteers – Mary Stansfeld

    Mary Stansfeld has recently retired after a 30 year career with the British Council (The British Council is a registered charity specialising in international educational and cultural opportunities).  Mary has travelled extensively, working in 14 different countries (including Nigeria, China, Italy, Poland, Middle East) a real mix of developed and third ...

We value our volunteers – Caroline Biebuyck

January 13, 2016  |   General news,Newsletters,Uncategorized   |
We value our volunteers – Caroline Biebuyck

  Caroline Biebuyck walked her way into volunteering for Wherever the Need after a chance meeting with Andy Barrs, our co-founder, some 4 1/2 years ago, while out walking her dogs in the fields close to our offices. Only the day before she had moved to the village after spending 19 years ...

Tamil Nadu: Emergency flood appeal

January 06, 2016  |   General news,India,Sanitation,Uncategorized   |
Tamil Nadu: Emergency flood appeal

        Tamil Nadu struggling to return to normality after floods The recent Chennai floods devastated the city, the government reported that over 300 people died during the flood and thousands lost their homes. Bhuvanagiri (where we mainly work), Chidambaram and Kurinjipadi blocks ...

World Toilet Day – 19th November 2015

World Toilet Day – 19th November 2015

Why do we need a day for Toilets? WE CAN’T WAIT WHILE 2.5 BILLION PEOPLE DON’T HAVE ACCESS TO SANITATION. #WORLDTOILETDAY The ‘silent’ sanitation crisis is a ticking time bomb ...

Let’s Talk Toilets

October 29, 2015  |   Education,General news,Uncategorized   |
Let’s Talk Toilets

    Victoria's story and what inspired her to become our Schools Ambassador. It all started in 2011 when a friend captured my imagination (and full attention!) when talking about the work of the charity Wherever The Need. I was totally inspired and instantly wanted to learn more about their work. The following ...

Global Handwashing Day 15th October 2015

October 13, 2015  |   General news,Sanitation,Uncategorized   |
Global Handwashing Day 15th October 2015

    October 15 is Global Handwashing Day, a global advocacy day dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of handwashing with soap as an effective and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives. This year’s theme for Global Handwashing Day is “Raise a hand for hygiene”! Every year, 1.7 million children ...

A Recipe by Atul Kochhar …

October 01, 2015  |   General news,India,Newsletters,Uncategorized   |
A Recipe by Atul Kochhar …

  Atul is one of the most critically acclaimed chefs in Britain for his take on modern Indian cuisine. Michelin-starred chef Atul has a unique talent for changing the way people perceive and experience Indian cuisine.  Atul combines his Indian heritage with his love of British ingredients to create a unique ...