Wherever the Need

Wherever the Need

Charity information

Wherever the Need

Alleviating poverty through the provision of eco-sanitation, clean water and livelihoods programmes.

Founded 1997

  • Mission statement

    Wherever the Need endeavours to alleviate poverty and ill-health, primarily through the implementation of water, sanitation and livelihoods, in a manner that will empower individuals and communities without undermining their tradition and culture. Wherever possible, it works on projects that are naturally sustainable, and implements them in an environmentally friendly way using materials that will not damage the planet.

  • Aims

    Wherever the Need aims to:

    • Conduct their work in an environmentally friendly manner; by providing composting toilets, reducing water consumption, and minimising transportation.
    • Implement livelihoods programmes where needed, which help to support and sustain local economies.
    • Improve people's health by providing ecosan (composting) toilets and clean water.
  • Overview

    Established: July 1997

    Registered Charity Number: 1070826

    Full time staff: 2

    Part time staff: 4

    Volunteers: 5

    Phone number: 01225 723673

    Address: Limpley Mill Lower Stoke Bath BA2 7FJ

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