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18th November, 2011

St Pauls Church, Skelmersdale, is flushed with pride this World Toilet Day (19 Nov) at twinning their new toilets with latrines in Burundi, central Africa.. To raise money the church had a novel way for people to spend a penny – a spare (disconnected) toilet was used to collect donations. Rev... read more

18th November, 2011

St Leonard’s Church, Chesham Bois, has twinned ten toilets with latrines in Burundi, central Africa, in time for World Toilet Day on the 19 November.. As part of the church’s ongoing commitment to Burundi, £600 was donated to Toilet Twinning from their harvest collection, which is enough... read more

18th November, 2011

Conservative and Unionist MEP, Jim Nicholson, has twinned his office toilet in the EU Parliament with a latrine in Burundi, central Africa, in time for World Toilet Day on Saturday 19th November.. Mr Nicholson said, “Having visited Uganda this year and seen for myself the devastating effect a... read more

17th November, 2011

The congregation at Deer Park Baptist Church, Tenby, is helping to flush away poverty by twinning their toilets with latrines in Cambodia, Southeast Asia, in time for World Toilet Day (19 Nov).. Everyone’s heard of twinning a town but the charity partnership Toilet Twinning makes things a... read more

17th November, 2011

Ciconi, a Huntingdon-based print, design and mailing firm, is flushed with pride this World Toilet Day (19 Nov) at twinning two toilets with latrines in Burundi, central Africa. . Taking pride of place in the facilities at the Ciconi office are their Toilet Twinning certificates, each with a photo... read more

16th November, 2011

Technology continues its advance into every area of children’s lives, including when they’re on the toilet.. A survey commissioned by the charity partnership Toilet Twinning for World Toilet Day (19 Nov) has found that one in five children (20%) use some form of technology while on the loo... read more

15th November, 2011

1st Celbridge Scouts are helping to flush away poverty by twinning their den toilets with latrines in Burundi, central Africa, in time for World Toilet Day (19 Nov). . The Scouts have held two fundraising events for the charity partnership Toilet Twinning – selling cakes and packing bags at a... read more

3rd October, 2011

Quakers in Bakewell are flushed with pride at twinning three of the toilets in their Meeting House with latrines in Burundi, central Africa.. Bakewell Meeting House now features the latest must-have bathroom accessory – a framed photo of a latrine in Burundi and its GPS coordinates. This is... read more

3rd October, 2011

Parents, grandparents and childminders at Greenwell St Presbyterian Mums & Tots Wednesday Club, Newtownards, have gone potty for poverty by twinning two toilets with latrines in Burundi, central Africa.. When Mrs Joan McCormick heard about Toilet Twinning she thought that the church’s planned... read more

6th September, 2011

Quakers in Cambridge are flushed with pride at twinning the toilets of the Hartington Grove meeting house with latrines in Burundi, central Africa.. Hartington Grove Meeting House now features the latest must-have bathroom accessory – a framed photo of a latrine in Burundi and its GPS... read more

31st August, 2011

Saisons, the narrowboat hire arm of The Canal Shop, a store based in Whilton Locks, has twinned two composting toilets with latrines in Burundi, central Africa.. If you’re thinking about an outing on the water this bank holiday weekend, why not keep an eye out for the latest... read more

19th July, 2011

Parents at Marshside Road Methodist Church toddler group, Southport, have gone potty for poverty by twinning their baby-changing toilet with a latrine in Burundi, central Africa. When toddler group leader Carol Drury first heard of the charity partnership Toilet Twinning she bought her husband a... read more

7th July, 2011

As revellers make their way to T in the Park in Balado, Kinross-shire tomorrow, most will be focused on the music and trying to get as close as possible to their favourite acts. But there’s one unavoidable downside to festivals – the loos. You spend ages queuing to get into a cubicle,... read more

6th June, 2011

Students from Regents Theological College, West Malvern, have raised over £1,000 for the charity Toilet Twinning by fasting from take aways during Lent and donating all the money saved. The college’s student social action group ‘Making Waves’ gave out coffee cups bearing the... read more

3rd May, 2011

A group of 20 young people from Highfields Church, Cardiff has raised over £1000 for Toilet Twinning, a unique and quirky charity that works to improve access to water and sanitation in developing countries.. Young people don’t always receive good press, often being portrayed as apathetic, at... read more

21st March, 2011

Broadcaster and author Sally Magnusson has twinned a toilet in Glasgow Cathedral with a loo in a remote village in central Africa in time for World Water Day (22 March). In her book, Life of Pee: The Story of How Urine Got Everywhere, Magnusson unveils many little-known facts and uses of urine, an... read more

21st March, 2011

Henry Olonga, a world-class cricketer whose career was cut short by his public protest against Mugabe’s rule, has teamed up with Toilet Twinning to help flush away poverty. Olonga said, “Having grown up in Zimbabwe I appreciate what a precious resource water is. Toilet Twinning’s... read more

21st March, 2011

Zimb Johnson Bespoke Financial Planning Limited has twinned their toilet with a latrine in central Africa in time for World Water Day, 22 March, helping to send poverty down the pan. Leigh Johnson, Managing Director of Zimb Johnson commented: “We were bowled over to support this most worthy... read more

21st March, 2011

St Barnabas the Encourager and Frogmore Junior School are changing the world by spending a penny – they’ve twinned all toilets in the church and three school blocks with latrines in Burundi. Rev Mike Saunders heard about Toilet Twinning at a Christian summer conference and was inspired... read more

21st March, 2011

Fairweathers has twinned a toilet with a latrine in Burundi in time for World Water Day (22 March), helping to send poverty down the pan. Ann Memmott, the Managing Director of Fairweathers Chartered Surveyors, commented: “This is fantastic initiative and it’s a real pleasure to be able... read more

21st March, 2011

The Kingfisher B&B has twinned one of their guest toilets with a latrine in Burundi in time for World Water Day (22 March), helping to send poverty down the pan. Rev Biddi Kings, Kingfisher B&B’s landlady, commented: “These days B&B guests expect their loo to be en suite... read more

21st March, 2011

Daventry Methodist Church is changing the world by spending a penny – the church has twinned 14 toilets with latrines in Burundi. After spotting a Toilet Twinning certificate in the facilities at a local café, church steward Judy Brierley was inspired to get the church supporting this... read more

21st March, 2011

The Oakes Holiday Centre has twinned a toilet with a latrine in Burundi in time for World Water Day (22 March), helping to send poverty down the pan. Mary-Anne Clayton, Follow Up Manager at Oakes Holiday Centre, commented: “We heard about Toilet Twinning and thought it was a fantastic project... read more

16th March, 2011

AndyLoos, a portable toilet and shower supplier, has joined forces with charity Toilet Twinning to help flush away poverty. The organisations are united in their belief that when 40% of the world’s population don’t have a decent loo, something’s out of order. AndyLoos aims to... read more

15th February, 2011

Initial has done its bit to flush away poverty by twinning nearly 30 toilets with loos in central Africa. The company has twinned 15 toilets in their head office and bought an additional 12 ‘toilet twins’ to give as corporate gifts. Initial has truly gone potty for poverty and is... read more

8th February, 2011

Seven Camping and Caravanning Club Franchise Sites have gone potty for poverty and twinned their toilets with loos in central Africa, giving campers the chance to enjoy their holiday knowing that families in war-torn Burundi now have a decent toilet. With the sparkle of Christmas behind us but weeks... read more

10th January, 2011

The Bishop of Oxford has gone potty for poverty by twinning his toilet with a loo in a remote village in Africa. The Right Reverend John Pritchard has linked his smallest room in his home with a latrine in Burundi. Bishop Pritchard said: “It’s a real tragedy that so many children die and... read more