Since 1968, Jersey Overseas Aid has been working around the world, responding to humanitarian crises, supporting international organisations, Jersey charities, and running community work projects with Jersey volunteers.

We currently support international development projects in six target countries – Rwanda, Malawi, Ethiopia, Sierra Leone, Zambia and Nepal – whilst our support for humanitarian crises and Jersey charities is worldwide.

Explore our map to find out more about projects we have recently supported. The examples here do not encompass all our recent projects, however, they do provide a flavour of the work being undertaken around the world, thanks to Jersey’s support.


Emergencies

Jersey Charities

Ongoing Development Projects

Friends of Malindi Bright Future Academy – Kenya

£5000 over 10 months

We funded the construction of two additional classrooms to enable the school roll to be increased by up to 60 additional pupils, subsequently increasing the number of local children of school age gaining proper education but also improving the financial viability of the school by generating additional fee income.

Gurkha Welfare Trust Jersey – Nepal

£68,765 over 1 Year

This project is supporting the delivery of clean, safe water to households by installing individual tap stands and toilets for all households, schools and community centres/buildings located in target communities. Educational activities are also taking place to improve hygiene and health including water use, maintenance, and conservation.

Toronto Leadership Centre – Malawi & Nepal

£944,000 over 4 years

This project will strengthen the capacity of financial supervisors and regulators in Malawi and Nepal to promote and to build financial inclusion, improve financial stability and support inclusive and effective governance.

Toronto Leadership Centre – Malawi & Nepal

£944,000 over 4 years

This project will strengthen the capacity of financial supervisors and regulators in Malawi and Nepal to promote and to build financial inclusion, improve financial stability and support inclusive and effective governance.

British Red Cross – Bangladesh

£200,000

We provided funds to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the health of both the rohingya refugees, as well as the host communities, by providing life-saving access to water, sanitation and hygiene to limit the transmission of the virus.

Humanity & Inclusion – Nepal

£200,000

We contributed funds to the COVID-19 Emergency Response in Nepal, responding to immediate needs, such as basic subsistence, food, hygiene and preventative health needs in the six districts of Nepal which were most affected by the 2015 earthquake.

MAP – Gaza

£100,000

We supported marginalised and vulnerable communities in Gaza who have been affected severely due to the direct and indirect results of COVID-19, such as increased levels of gender-based violence and a rapidly deteriorating economic situation.

Care International – Yemen

£200,000

We contributed to ensuring COVID-19 patients in high risk areas are treated at COVID-19 health centres with adequate WASH facilities, ensuring that health centre staff are protected from the risk of COVID-19 infection and the spread of COVID-19 is slowed through increased hygiene and hand washing behaviours in Aden governorate.

HelpAge International – Ethiopia

£200,000

We provided funds to contribute to the protection and lifesaving needs older people, people with disabilities and people with specific needs - across in seven refugee camps - amidst the outbreak of COVID-19.

British Red Cross – Lebanon

£10,000

On the 4 August 2020, a large explosion obliterated the port of Beirut which caused widespread devastation with 300,000 people displaced facing increased risk of getting COVID-19. We contributed funds to help the Red Cross respond to the crisis by providing vital medical support and rescue teams.

St Johns Ambulance Jersey – East Jerusalem

£21,000 over 3 Years

This project is the second phase of a previous project (2018-2021) to co-fund a nurse at St John Ophthalmic Hospital in East Jerusalem, which is one of the busiest eye treatment centres in the world and treats patients from Gaza, West Bank and East Jerusalem.

Rotary Club of Jersey – Uganda

£5,000 over 10 months

This project aims to improve the healthiness of school environments and make cooking at schools more affordable and sustainable by providing schools with Eco-Stoves, which use up to 70% less firewood and greatly reduce the smoke from cooking.

RJA&HS – Malawi

£999,600 over 3 Years

This project is the second phase of the pilot dairy project in Malawi (2018 - 2021) and is supporting approximately 12,000 smallholder dairy farmers to improve their livelihoods and reduce rural hunger.

RJA&HS – Rwanda

£1,059,478 over 2 Years

This project aims to develop a regional centre of excellence to provide locally sourced dairy genetics to Rwandan farmers and act as a technical research and training hub to demonstrate best practice in dairy cattle breeding and husbandry.

Jersey Gambia Schools Trust – The Gambia

£8,645 over 4 Months

This project aims to renovate a school in The Gambia to create a cleaner, lighter, safer and better furnished learning environment for 150 nursery students.

Gurkha Welfare Trust Jersey – Nepal

£299,841 over 3 Years

This project aims to improve the health and well-being of rural communities in Nepal by ensuring access to sustainable clean water and promoting good sanitation and hygiene. A total of 8 Water and Sanitation projects and 1 Schools project will be implemented over three years and will be co-funded by the Trust.

Tearfund – Malawi

£1,168,891.48 over 4 Years

This project is designed to enhance the wellbeing and resilience of vulnerable people living on the fringes of Vwaza Marsh Wildlife Reserve, Thima Forest and Kuti Wildlife Reserve through improved biodiversity, conservation of ecosystems and promotion of sustainable livelihoods.

Toronto Leadership Centre – Ethiopia & Rwanda

£1,200,000.00 over 4 Years

This project focuses on strengthening the capacity of financial regulators in Rwanda and Ethiopia to promote and to build financial inclusion, improve financial stability and support inclusive and effective governance.

Toronto Leadership Centre – Ethiopia & Rwanda

£1,200,000.00 over 4 Years

This project focuses on strengthening the capacity of financial regulators in Rwanda and Ethiopia to promote and to build financial inclusion, improve financial stability and support inclusive and effective governance.

Send a Cow – Rwanda

£1,336,526 over 3 Years

This project aims to enable 12,000 Rwandan smallholder farmers to establish sustainable livelihoods, by improving their nutritional status and increasing their income in a region affected by high levels of food insecurity and extreme poverty.

Restless Development – Sierra Leone

£999,437 over 3 Years

This project aims to facilitate an enabling environment for women living in Freetown’s informal settlements and their existing enterprises, to access appropriate, affordable, and timely financial products and services, creating increased financial sustainability and independence.

Opportunity International UK – Malawi

£1,200,000 over 3 Years

This project’s overarching objective is to strengthen both the supply and demand of formal financial services for marginalised and previously excluded rural populations in central and southern Malawi.

FSDZ – Zambia

£1,200,000 over 4 Years

This project aims to improve and increase smallholder farmers’ access to high-value and comprehensive agricultural and livestock insurance products and to promote climate resilience products, particularly those growing crops and rearing cattle.

CAFOD – Sierra Leone

£882,000 over 3 Years

This project aims to facilitate the financial empowerment of women and girls living among rural communities in Sierra Leone, by improving financial inclusion and improving knowledge and understanding of financial skills and money management for over 17,000 people.

AFR – Rwanda

£1,200,000 over 5 Years

This five-year programme is designed to facilitate a diverse and inclusive financial sector in Rwanda that delivers real value to the economy and people, specifically to un-served and under-served populations.

UNHCR – Bangladesh

£250,000

We provided funds to UNHCR to support the provision of essential assistance to Rohingya refugees.

UNHCR – Afghanistan

£150,000

We supported the UNHCR’s emergency response, which prioritised making preparations in neighbouring countries - Iran, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan - for the anticipated arrival of new refugees, as well as addressing the immediate needs of around 600,000 new internally displaced persons in Afghanistan.

Street Child – Afghanistan

£125,000

We supported Street Child’s provision of protective services for 15,000 children in the two Afghan provinces, which have the highest proportion of displaced persons caused by the ongoing conflict. This project addresses the immediate needs of vulnerable children, especially girls who are particularly at risk of early marriage, trafficking and exploitation.

RCPCH – Sierra Leone

£25,000

We provided additional emergency humanitarian support to the JOA-funded ‘Care for Critically-ill Children project’ (2018 - 2021) in Sierra Leone, in order to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the project’s implementation.

UN OCHA – Yemen

£350,000

We contributed to the Yemen Humanitarian Fund, which co-ordinates aid for the Yemen crisis and ensures that it is allocated to projects that helps those most in need.

UN OCHA – Syria

£250,000

We contributed to the Syria Humanitarian Fund, which co-ordinates aid for the Syrian crisis and ensures that it is allocated to projects that helps those most in need.

UN OCHA – Central African Republic

£250,000

We contributed to the CAR Humanitarian Fund, which co-ordinates aid for the Central African Republic and ensures that it is allocated to projects that helps those most in need.

MAP – Occupied Palestinian Territories

£100,000

We provided funding over two years for the provision of essential medicine, equipment, and disposables for the treatment of burns, alongside ongoing support to the central blood bank in Gaza.

International Health Partners – South Sudan

£69,300

We contributed toward a two-year intervention to provide essential medicines for displaced people and affected populations in South Sudan.

International Health Partners – Occupied Palestinian Territories

£130,000

We contributed toward a two-year intervention to provide essential medicines to vulnerable groups in Gaza and the West Bank, including the elderly and children.

Crown Agents – Ethiopia

£100,000

We contributed to a project providing vital support to survivors of sexual and gender based violence, and other vulnerable group, living in camps for internally displaced persons near Axum, Tigray.

British Red Cross – Haiti

£100,000

In response to the devastation caused by a serious earthquake that struck on 14 August 2021, JOA provided funding to the Red Cross to contribute to their efforts to mitigate the aftermath that left 650,000 people in need of assistance.

British Red Cross – Afghanistan

£100,000

We provided funds to support a Red Cross response targeting vital health care services, water, sanitation and financial aid to vulnerable families in light of the escalation in violence in Afghanistan.

RJA&HS – Ethiopia

£996,132 - 3 years

We are working with RJAHS and Send a Cow to improve household income and child nutrition through supporting 4,500 smallholder farmers to improve their dairy practices. 100 Artificial Technians will also be trained to facilitate the breeding of Jersey cross-breeds, due to their high milk quality and productivity.

Excellent Development – Ethiopia

£323,072 over 3 years

The objective of this project is to support 7,200 people living in pastoral communities to access water, through the construction of sand dams, whilst supporting the conservation of the natural environment.

Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund – Ethiopia

£800,000 over 3 years

This project is designed to improve livelihoods and food security for 5,351 women, as well as the wider community, by enhancing dairy production, facilitating access to livestock insurance, and supporting the management of natural resources.

Send a Cow – Ethiopia

£998,601 over 3 years

This project looks to improve livestock management and improve artificial insemination services, as well as restore the environment, in order to support sustainable diary farming that will result in an increase in milk production and community wellbeing across 3 districts of Wolayita Zone.

Habitat for Humanity – Nepal

£999,905 over 4 years

This project is designed to increase the financial inclusion of low-income women in rural Nepal, by enhancing their financial understanding and supporting the growth of microfinance opportunities that could support home renovations or enable them to build new homes.

UNICEF – Nepal

£1,000,000 over 4 years

We are working in partnership with UNICEF to to establish a positive cycle of human development to enable local communities to conserve forests, reduce indoor air pollution and enhance local livelihood opportunities for 14,000 rural households.

Trócaire Northern Ireland – Rwanda

£1,000,000 over 4 years

This project looks to support vulnerable communities living close to Nyungwe National Park, where human activities are severely impacting forest flora and fauna. The objective is to support people in understanding their natural resources, learn sustainable farming techniques, support more sustainable fuel sources and enhance financial inclusion.

Renewable World – Nepal

£704,566 over 4 years

This project aims to benefit 8,130 people by supporting marginalised communities living on the outskirts of Bardia and Banke National Parks in order to develop sustainable livelihoods whilst supporting the conservation of the region.

RJA&HS – Ethiopia

£996,132 over 3 years

We are working with RJA&HS and Send a Cow to improve household income and child nutrition through supporting 4,500 smallholder farmers to improve their dairy practices. 100 Artificial Technicians will also be trained to facilitate the breeding of Jersey cross-breeds, due to their high milk quality and productivity.

Bukit Lawang Trust – Indonesia

£5,798 over 6 months

This project involves creating a community library, making materials on a range of subjects (from business to farming, maths, sciences and languages) accessible to all ages.

Lions Club Jersey – Gambia

£1,500 over 2 months

This project will provide a roof for primary school classrooms in the village of Kunkujang, benefiting 800 students.

Jersey Gambia Schools Trust – Gambia

£9,754 over 6 months

This project involves building a kitchen / store and a multipurpose hall at Sohm Lower Basic School, to meet the needs of the students and of the village.

MAP – Occupied Palestinian Territories (oPt)

£165,646

We provided funding over two years for the provision of essential equipment and surgical instruments for two neurosurgical units in Gaza, as well as medical fellowships and missions.

UN OCHA – Central African Republic

£200,000

We contributed to the CAR Humanitarian Fund, which co-ordinates aid for the Central African Republic and ensures that it is allocated to projects that helps those most in need.

International Health Partners (IHP) – Occupied Palestinian Territories (oPt)

£35,500

We contributed toward a two-year intervention to provide essential medicines to vulnerable groups in Gaza and the West Bank, including the elderly and children.

International Health Partners (IHP) – South Sudan

£62,500

We contributed toward a two-year intervention to provide essential medicines for displaced people and affected populations in South Sudan.

UNHCR – Bangladesh

£200,000

We provided funds to UNHCR to support the provision of essential assistance to Rohingya refugees.

UN OCHA – Yemen

£250,000

We contributed to the Yemen Humanitarian Fund, which co-ordinates aid for Yemen and ensures that it is allocated to projects that helps those most in need.

UN OCHA – Syria

£200,000

We contributed to the Syrian Humanitarian Fund, which co-ordinates aid for the Syrian crisis and ensures that it is allocated to projects that helps those most in need.

The Sundeep Watts Memorial Fund – Kenya

£29,423 over 6 months

This project involves constructing a kitchen and dining hall for Joyceland Preparatory School, ensuring that it has the adequate facilities needed to support local students.

Education Fund for Luweero Orphans – Uganda

£22,776 over 3 months

We are supporting the contruction of a new community hall in Luweero so that the community has a space for school functions, agriculture and health-related training sessions, and church services.

Hands Around the World – Rwanda

£278,580 over 3 years

This project is for the renovation and extension of three schools in the Bugarama, Rusizi District, as well as the improvement and construction of cooking facilities for several schools.

Gurkha Welfare Trust Jersey – Nepal

£61,185 over 3 months

We are currently funding a Water & Sanitation project with the Gurkha Welfare Trust. This project will support 134 households, one school and one community centre by providing access to clean water.

UN OCHA – Democratic Republic of the Congo

£100,000

We funded emergency relief and support to populations affected by the Ebola epidemic.

British Red Cross – Democratic Republic of the Congo

£142,600

We funded the containment of the Ebola epidemic; focusing on safe and dignified burials, infection control, psychosocial support and community engagement.

International Health Partners (IHP) – Occupied Palestinian Territories (oPt)

£35,500

We contributed toward a two-year intervention to provide essential medicines to vulnerable groups in Gaza and the West Bank, including the elderly and children.

International Health Partners (IHP) – South Sudan

£62,500

We contributed toward a two-year intervention to provide essential medicines for displaced people and affected populations in South Sudan.

MAP – Occupied Palestinian Territories (oPt)

£165,646

We provided funding over two years for the provision of essential equipment and surgical instruments for two neurosurgical units in Gaza, as well as medical fellowships and missions.

UN OCHA – Yemen

£250,000

We contributed to the Yemen Humanitarian Fund, which co-ordinates aid for Yemen and ensures that it is allocated to projects that helps those most in need.

UN OCHA – Central African Republic

£250,000

We contributed to the CAR Humanitarian Fund, which co-ordinates aid for the Central African Republic and ensures that it is allocated to projects that helps those most in need.

UN OCHA – Syria

£250,000

We contributed to the Syrian Humanitarian Fund, which co-ordinates aid for the Syrian crisis and ensures that it is allocated to projects that helps those most in need.

British Red Cross – Mozambique, Malawi & Zimbabwe

£73,333

We funded emergency relief and support to populations affected by Cyclone Idai.

UNICEF – Mozambique

£36,667

We funded emergency relief and support to populations affected by Cyclone Idai.

Care International – Mozambique

£70,000

We funded emergency relief and support to populations affected by Cyclone Idai.

UNICEF – Democratic Republic of Congo

£200,000

We funded emergency relief and support for those affected by the Ebola outbreak, as well as work to limit the spread of the virus.

Street Child – Sierra Leone

£599,832 over 3 years

This project will transform sanitation, hygiene and learning prospects in 40 schools and their surrounding communities in Sierra Leone, supporting 6000 students to to access a safer and more inclusive learning environment.

Sense International – Nepal

£309,648 over 3 years

This project will assist in ensuring better health outcomes for people with deafblindness through improved identification, improved access to basic health care, and through equipping families and professionals with essential skills for supporting people with deafblindness.

Self Help Africa – Zambia

£600,000 over 3 years

This project will build the resilience, food, income and nutrition security of 3,000 households in the Kafue Sub-basin through supporting smallholder farmers, whilst improving the management of the region's wetlands (natural resource management).

HelpAge – Tanzania

£598,180 over 3 years

This project aims to improve the health and wellbeing of 25,100 older people as well as improving access to healthy ageing and sexual reproductive health information to 12,750 adolescents and adults living in multigenerational households.

Farm Africa – Ethiopia

£800,000 over 4 years

This project, co-funded by the EU, will contribute to the protection of 500,000 Ha of forests by preventing forest degradation and improving the lives of 10,000 people in the region through developing sustainable forest-based livelihoods.

Excellent Development – Malawi

£250,882 over 3 years

This project aims to tackle poverty and food insecurity by improving natural resource management through the introduction of sand dams as a new rainwater harvesting technique.

Disability & Development Partners – Ethiopia

£311,647 over 3 years

This project will improve the health and wellbeing of women and girls through training and raising awareness of the negative implications of female genital mutilation (FGM) and other harmful traditional practices (HTPs).

ChildHope UK – Nepal

£365,249 over 3 years

This project will provide accessible water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) facilities and training in 20 secondary schools as a tool to promote the re-enrolment of 7,400 vulnerable children living in earthquake and flood affected regions of Nepal.

Jersey Gambia Schools Trust – Gambia

£6,467

JOA contributed to a project to provide a secure perimeter fence to the Lower Basic School in Sohm Village. The fence secures the school compound from animals and people, offers greater protection and improves levels of hygiene.

UNICEF UK – Papua New Guinea

£100,000

We funded humanitarian assistance, namely the provision of water and sanitation services, to vulnerable children and their families affected by the devastating earthquake in Papua New Guinea.

Comic Relief – Rwanda, Zambia, Sierra Leone

£4,000,000 over 4 Years

This £8,000,000 project is in partnership with Comic Relief, with each organization contributing a total of £4,000,000. The project is expanding the availability of financial services across Rwanda, Zambia and Sierra Leone to ensure the financial inclusion of people living in poverty.

Comic Relief – Rwanda, Zambia, Sierra Leone

£4,000,000 over 4 Years

This £8,000,000 project is in partnership with Comic Relief, with each organization contributing a total of £4,000,000. The project is expanding the availability of financial services across Rwanda, Zambia and Sierra Leone to ensure the financial inclusion of people living in poverty.

RJAHS – Malawi

£999,769 over 3 Years

We are working with RJA&HS (with the support of VSO and the Shire Highland Milk Producers Association) to improve the efficiency of Malawi’s dairy industry.

Durrell – Madagascar

£944,767 over 3 Years

We are very proud to support Durrell’s work in Madagascar, helping over 2,000 nature-dependent households escape poverty, whilst living in harmony with the environment.

RJAHS – Rwanda

£999,572 over 2 Years

We are working with RJAHS and Send a Cow and to improve Rwanda’s dairy herd using our beloved Jerseys. By crossbreeding them with native cows we can increase milk yields by over 500%, improving nutrition and household income in the region.

Rotary Club – Bangladesh

£15,000

JOA contributed to a project which helped equip new hospitals dedicated to restoring eyesight.

Rangoon Trust – Myanmar

£51,480

JOA contributed to a project to provide medical education at Rangoon General Hospital.

Side by Side – Nepal

£5,000

JOA contributed to a project to build disability-friendly earthquake resilient houses in Nepal in the wake of the 2015 earthquakes.

Bukit Lawang Trust – Indonesia

£3,500 over 15 Months

This project involves replacing the leaking roof at the Bukit Lawang Trust Community Centre with a roof garden.

Ngora Trust – Uganda

£4,465 over 2 Months

This project involved the renovation of an old chapel into a girls dormitory to ensure that students from further away can comfortably attend the Fr. Borghols VTI School.

The Good News Trust – Mozambique

£19,876 over 8 Months

This project involved building a special-purpose children's home for orphans who attend the Chimio Day Care Centre.

Help from the Rock – Kenya

£3,352 over 2 Weeks

This project involved building nurses accommodation at the Pala clinic so that nurses on emergency call could be nearby and able to assist when needed.

The Leprosy Mission – Ethiopia

£493,596 over 3 Years

This project is improving the quality and sustainability of leprosy, tropical disease and disability services to ensure that cases are diagnosed earlier and services are more widely accessible.

Comic Relief – Rwanda, Zambia, Sierra Leone

£4,000,000 over 4 Years

This £8,000,000 project is in partnership with Comic Relief, with each organization contributing a total of £4,000,000. The project is expanding the availability of financial services across Rwanda, Zambia and Sierra Leone to ensure the financial inclusion of people living in poverty.

Resurge Africa – Sierra Leone

£242,003 over 3 Years

This project is training professionals in reconstructive surgery and burns care, with the objective of establishing Sierra Leone's first self-sufficient reconstructive surgery and burns unit.

Habitat for Humanity – Malawi

£405,203 over 3 Years

This project is reducing barriers to education by improving school WASH (water, sanitation, hygiene) facilities and encouraging healthy practices in Primary Schools in the Chikwawa District.

Excellent Development – Mozambique

£392,642 over 3 Years

This project involves building sand dams in rural Mozambique to ensure that people have a year-round supply of clean water.

Care UK – Indonesia

£75,000

We funded humanitarian assistance, namely the provision of shelter, water and sanitation services, for those affected by the Sulawesi tsunami / earthquake.

UNICEF UK – Indonesia

£75,000

We funded the provision of water, sanitation, nutrition and protective services to 12,000 children in the aftermath of the Sulawesi tsunami / earthquake.

British Red Cross – Indonesia

£200,000

We funded the emergency search, rescue and retrieval, and medical and health services in response to the Sulawesi earthquake / tsunami appeal.

Tearfund – Colombia

£59,755

We funded a project to support 500 Venezuelan refugees in Barranquilla, Colombia through the provision of food, water, sanitation and medical assistance.

Tearfund – Nigeria

£99,700

We funded a project to support 1,300 internally displaced households through the provision of emergency food, essential supplies, water and hygiene services in Gwoza Town, Nigeria.

UN OCHA – Central African Republic

£100,000

We contributed to the Central African Republic Humanitarian Fund, which co-ordinates aid for the crisis and ensures that it is allocated to projects that helps those most in need.

UNICEF UK – Central African Republic

£100,000

We funded the provision of emergency nutrition for malnourished children in the Central African Republic.

Plan International (UK) – Ethiopia

£100,000

We supported a 6 month response to help 350,000 internally displaced persons, including emergency nutrition, training for health workers, WASH activities and child protection.

Medical Aid for Palestinians – Gaza

£191,592

We funded the provision of emergency drugs, medical disposables, nutrition, and medical missions in Gaza.

Mission Aviation Fellowship – Uganda

£200,000

We funded emergency flights which enabled humanitarian aid to be delivered and ensured the support of basic services and sustainable livelihoods in refugee settlements.

Plan International (UK) – Guatemala

£75,000

We funded the humanitarian assistance of 3,124 people affected by the Fuego volcano eruption.

Tearfund – Burkina Faso

£52,866

We gave a grant to provide food for 2,000 food insecure households in Nayala district.

UNICEF UK – Somalia

£100,000

We funded a 3 month project to support water, sanitation, education and child protection needs amongst 279,286 children and family members across flood-affected regions.

UN OCHA – Syria

£500,000

We contributed to the Syrian Humanitarian Fund, which co-ordinates aid for the Syrian crisis and ensures that it is allocated to projects that helps those most in need.

GOAL – Ethiopia

£100,000

We funded the provision of Emergency Shelter and Supplies for Displaced Communities in Oromiya Region.

Tearfund – Democratic Republic of the Congo

£94,525

We funded the provision of emergency food and supplies to support conflict affected populations in Ituri.

UNICEF UK – Democratic Republic of the Congo

£100,000

We funded nutritional support for internally displaced children in the Kasai region.

Ecuador

2006

Jersey volunteers helped to build an extension to a medical clinic.

Peru

2007

In Peru, Jersey volunteers were involved in the rebuilding of an accommodation block and the refurbishment of another.

India

2007

A Jersey team worked to build a children's home and toilet block.

Kenya

2019, 2009, 2006, 2005

Projects in Kenya have involved building schools, renovating schools, building sand-dams and putting in place a water tank.

Malawi

2013

Jersey volunteers refurbished hospital accommodation which provides an income to support the running of the hospital.

Ghana

2014, 2011

In Ghana, Jersey volunteers have helped build a school, as well as construct classrooms and a health clinic.

Bangladesh

2015, 2013, 2012

Jersey volunteers have built a primary school and classrooms in Bangladesh.

Uganda

2016, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2005

Jersey volunteers have built classrooms, latrines and staff accommodation in Uganda. Projects have also involved constructing a maternity ward and nurse accommodation, installing irrigation systems and erecting fencing.

Zambia

2016, 2014

Jersey volunteers have worked in Zambia, helping to build new school classrooms.

Nepal

2017, 2014, 2012, 2011

Jersey volunteers have helped construct a local community hall that was destroyed by an earthquake. Jersey teams have also helped install water and sanitation in a rural community, and assisted with building schools, a children's home and a clinic.

Rwanda

2017

Jersey volunteers assisted the provision of latrine facilities and worked toward enhancing education on the importance of improved sanitation, helping reducing levels of disease and, perhaps most important of all, giving the community a sense of pride and dignity.

Tanzania

2019, 2018

The Jersey team helped Raleigh International with the construction of new school sanitation blocks, the setting up of SWASH clubs in schools and capacity building of School Management Committees.

Lebanon

2019, 2018

Jersey volunteers have helped to provide one-on-one care to underprivileged guests with physical and or mental disabilities, who come from specialized homes and psychiatric hospitals across Lebanon.

Mongolia

2018, 2011, 2010, 2009

Jersey teams have constructed schools and kindergartens in the disadvantaged outskirts of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia's capital city.

Gurkha Welfare Trust Jersey – Nepal

£56,747 for a 3 Month Project

We are currently co-funding a Water & Sanitation project with the Gurkha Welfare Trust. This project will support 770 people across three communities by providing access to clean water and latrines.

Freedom Church – Burkina Faso

£16,612 for a 9 Month Project

We are providing funds to support the construction of four secondary school classrooms, and an office, in Bobo Dioulosso.

Jersey Africa Projects – Gambia

£4,860 for a 3 Month Project

This project involves building 6 Wells to facilitate the expansion of the 'Ladies Vegetable Garden' project, empowering local women and developing the community's economy.

Hands Around the World Jersey – Rwanda

£36,475 for a 3 Month Project

This project is for the renovation of four schools, including the construction of a multi-use sports pitch, the implementation of water tanks and support for a school meals programme.

St John Ambulance Jersey – East Jerusalem

£52,654 over 3 Years

In partnership with St John’s Ambulance Jersey, we are sponsoring (match-funded) a full-time nurse in East Jerusalem working in one of the biggest eye hospitals in the world.

RJAHS – Malawi

£999,769 over 3 Years

We are working with RJA&HS (with the support of VSO and the Shire Highland Milk Producers Association) to improve the efficiency of Malawi’s dairy industry.

RJAHS – Rwanda

£2,396,872.00 over 3 years

Building on the success of the pilot project (2017 - 2019), this project is improving food security by developing the dairy farming practices of 12,000 smallholder farmers in rural Rwanda.

Durrell – Madagascar

£944,767 over 3 Years

We are very proud to support Durrell’s work in Madagascar, helping over 2,000 nature-dependent households escape poverty, whilst living in harmony with the environment.