Help raise vital funds to the transform the lives and education of thousands of disadvantaged children in a rural corner of Kenya.
Whether you are an individual looking for a good cause to raise funds for through a sponsored or organised event, a school or company looking for a partner charity, or even a local community group with funds to donate then we’d be delighted to have your support.
Fundraise at work
Help raise funds at work by holding a fundraising event in the office (such as a bake sale). These are also a good way to raise awareness of our charity among your colleagues. Ask if your employer will match any money you raise.
Fundraise at school
Help support schools and children less fortunate by getting your own school and pupils involved in fundraising. Hold a traditional non-uniform or fancy dress day in exchange for donations.
Not sure what you could do to raise funds? Here are a few things that other individuals, schools and companies have done over the years…
Start your fundraising
The FAQ’s section below contains useful information on how to start your fundraising but please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any further questions or need any help – in any case, we’d love to hear about your fundraising plans or discuss your ideas so we can help make your fundraising as successful as possible!
We strongly recommend setting up a fundraising page with JustGiving as we believe they provide an unrivalled service and product for fundraisers, donors and charities alike.
However, if you will be doing most of your fundraising through social media then a Facebook fundraiser might be more appropriate as individuals can donate directly through the platform.
There are currently no platform fees on donations made through Facebook or JustGiving, although there is a payment processing fee of 1.9% + £0.20 on the latter. We are unable to claim Gift Aid on any donation made through Facebook – even where it is eligible for Gift Aid – as the information provided by the platform is currently insufficient to meet HMRC requirements. JustGiving collects Gift Aid on eligible donations on our behalf, for which they deduct 5% from the amount of Gift Aid claimed on the donation.JUSTGIVING FACEBOOK
We can supply you with A4 posters, leaflets and collection ‘tins’. If available we can also supply you with copies of our most recent Annual Report. If you have a major fundraising event planned we can also lend you our roller banners to help brand your event.
Our public dropbox folder includes photos and other media which you can download to use in your fundraising, as well as key facts and figures about our work.REQUEST FUNDRAISING MATERIALS DOWNLOAD PHOTOS & MEDIA
We are a very small, busy team and it is not always possible for us to visit schools or attend fundraising events in person. However please get in touch with us and we will see what we can do!
If you have collected cash then please pay us the funds using one of the methods below; for security reasons, we kindly request that you do not send us the cash!
You can pay in your funds by debit/credit card or by Pay Pal using our online donation form. Please do not mark the donation as eligible for Gift Aid and please email us to let us know you have done this so we can identify the source of the funds.
Cheques should be made payable to ‘African Promise’ and sent to us at: 97a Stormont Road, London SW11 5EJ. Please include an accompanying note to let us know the source of the funds and include a return address so we can acknowledge receipt of your donation and send a thank you!
By bank transfer
Funds can be paid directly to our bank account using the details below. Please email us to let us know that you have made a bank transfer so we can identify the source of the funds.
Account name: African Promise
Account number: 00016284
Sort code: 40-52-40
Bank: CAF Bank
Bank address: 25 Kings Hill Avenue, Kings Hill, West Malling, Kent ME19 4JQ