Can you and your group help us to flush away poverty; one toilet, one family, one community at a time? Lots of like-minded people around the UK are meeting up and helping us by having fun and twinning loos at the same time.
- Improve school drop out rates, especially for girls
- Give families hygiene education, clean water and a basic latrine
- Make parents healthier so they can work and earn more their families
- Reduce risks of attack for people going to the toilet in the open
- Help people break the cycle of generational poverty
Get started today with some of our helpful resources (see right), or call us to chat about speakers and support for your fundraising campaign.
Your group will be moved by Bawili’s story of how her daughter was attacked in the DRC because there was no toilet at home…
Soroptimists around the UK have taken up the Toilet Twinned Town and Toilet Twinned City challenges.
Chester Soroptimists ensured their city was crowned the first Toilet Twinned City in the UK. Meanwhile, Dundee Soroptimists won their city the first Toilet Twinned City award to be presented in Scotland.
The Rotary Club of Northwich Vale Royal raised funds for toilets at its annual Charity Scooter Rally – by inviting people to donate loose change as they queued up at the portable toilets. Its collecting bowls were, of course, toilets bearing the invitation: ‘Now spend a penny with us and provide toilets for those who have none – loose change only.’
Burnham in Buckinghamshire recently became a Toilet Twinned Village – thanks in great part to the enthusiasm of the local Inner Wheel Club. They twinned a series of public buildings through fundraisers, including a donkey derby. Inner Wheel President Beryl Senior said, ‘We have learnt a great deal about toilets while helping those who are in less fortunate situations than us in Burnham!’
Keep fit groups
Fitness trainer Julia Willmott and ten ladies at her Bliss Health Retreat in Petersfield raised enough to twin six toilets – as they zumba’d their hearts out, followed by Pilates, stretching and meditation.Ask for your fundraising kit today!