The Adsum Foundation

The Adsum Foundation

Charity information

The Adsum Foundation

The Adsum Foundation is a non-profit organisation delivering education; water and sanitation; health and well-being; and sustainable livelihood projects in Madagascar.

Founded 2008

  • Mission statement

    The Adsum Foundation is a non-profit organisation established in 2008 with the goal of investing in people and communities in the developing world, with a focus on Madagascar. We achieve this through education; water and sanitation; health and well-being; and sustainable livelihood projects.

  • Aims

    The Adsum Foundation aims to:

    • Improve educational opportunities for children through the construction of schools, supply of school resources, provision of an 'Education for Life' programme and the construction of latrines on site
    • Provide communities with access to safe & sustainable sources of water through borehole wells, rainwater harvesting & gravity-fed systems. This is complimented with sanitation & hygiene promotion
    • Implement effective and vital literacy training in rural communities, through the training of teachers and subsequent support of a yearly, six-month literacy training programme
    • Promote the advancement of the farming community through sustainable livelihood projects, including an essential oils programme
    • Increase knowledge within the UK of the need of communities in Madagascar
  • Overview

    Established: January 2008

    Board members: 6

    Full time staff: 2

    Part time staff: 1

    Volunteers: 20

    Phone number: 02890446361

    Address: 41 Arthur Street, Belfast BT1 4GB