The new Friends of Bwindi Ethictrade online shop sells fairly traded goods from around the world and supports Friends of Bwindi too!
Communities around Bwindi are struggling to cope with the orphan crisis and the costs of conservation, and do amazing work to support the most vulnerable with minimal resources - a situation described by the charity Save the Children as 'the very poor helping the destitute'.
A relatively small amount of outside support can make a huge difference.
People from around the world visit Bwindi to see mountain gorillas & other rare wildlife, and return home motivated to do something to help local people, inspired by the optimism and mutual support that they encounter.
Many more would like to find a way to provide direct support to communities living in poverty.
Together we can make a Difference
Friends of Bwindi is run entirely by volunteers working from home - which means we can use 100% of donations to directly support families and organisations in Uganda.
Friends of Bwindi aim to make your donations go as far as possible. Money goes further in Uganda and our beneficiaries have achieved a huge amount with the available funds -
Our supporters have found a wide variety of ways to raise money for our partners in Uganda. From school children to retired supporters, online and offline, athletic, literary, theatrical and more! A big thank you to all of you from Friends of Bwindi in the UK and our partners in Uganda.
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If you use our Give As You Live web store you not only support our fund raising, you could save yourself a lot of hassle too. Parking, queues, heavy bags, bad weather ... you could be warm and comfy in your favourite chair, with all your home comforts - at no extra cost to you! Lots of popular online stores are available from our web shop including Amazon, M&S, John Lewis, Argos, Play.com, Mothercare, Boots ... and many, many more! Check the A-Z section for your favourites!
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Old cameras, phones, laptops, memory cards etc please send to us thank you
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