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Help us run our classrooms crowdfunding campaign!

We are launching a crowdfunding campaign in the next couple of weeks to enable urgently needed classrooms to be built at the school. We are looking for a few committed people to join our small project team made up of fellow volunteers. Location: we all work remotely, so you would work from your own home or office. Time commitment: we need people able to give from 1-8 days of their time between now and June …

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Help us turn tweets into real donations

Ganet’s has received a generous donation of £10,000 worth of Twitters Ads and we’re using them to kick off a campaign to raise enough money to run the school for the whole of 2016. The campaign will be run on social media using the hashtag #EmpoweredByTweets and we need your help to re-tweet, follow and donate to the school so we can make the most of this unique opportunity. The 179 children at our school …

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DigitasLBi supports Ganet’s with a Twitter Campaign

Following from the successful fundraising event at DigitasLBi, Pierre Duquesnoy, creative director at digital marketing and technology agency DigitasLBi has donated £10,000 of twitter ads to Ganet’s. Pierre won the ads in Twitter’s recent #PoweredByTweets competition. The £10,000 donation will be used to encourage the UK public to donate to Ganet’s over the Christmas period. Blaise Palmer and Iain Phillips have brought together creative and social media teams at DigitasLBi to develop a campaign with …

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Introducing our new trustee – Mary Mzumara

At the Trustees AGM in London in October, we formally voted in and welcomed our new trustee Mary Mzumara. Mary lived in Malawi until she was 2 and still has family there. She lives in London and works in marketing. She has been involved in charity projects and mentoring work in the past and is already making a valuable contribution to the team. Mary says: “I’m excited to be a part of the team and get …

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A record-breaking month of giving with DigitasLBi

DigitasLBi is a digital agency based on London’s Brick Lane. Each month an employee is given free rein to organise fundraising events around the agency and run the Friday bar, with all profits going to their nominated charity. Blaise Palmer and Iain Phillips worked together with their colleagues to make it the most successful Charity of the Month yet. The first week was all about about getting the word out there. They told the story …

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Help a child in Africa with our charity Christmas cards

  We have created two new designs of our ever-popular Christmas cards for the 2016 holidays, using drawings by the children from the school in Malawi. Two colourways are available, printed on uncoated, sustainably sourced paper and are not laminated to give a natural feel and to be environmentally friendly. A minimum of £4 per pack of cards sold will go to Ganet’s Adventure School, Malawi, supporting the education of the children at the school. When buying charity cards …

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Hike the Line 2015

Hike the Line 2015 – Are we really going to do it again? If someone had asked me that question at the end of Hike the Line 2014 the answer would have been a resounding NO WAY!  After hiking 85 miles along the South Downs Way carrying a 10kg backpack, whilst fighting off gale force winds and lashing rain, and all on a £1 a day food and drink budget – the Hike the Liners all …

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Meet Our New Trustee

We are very happy that Amy McInerny has joined our team of trustees in the UK. Amy is 36 and works in the NHS as a youth worker. She lives in Cambridge with her husband Greg, 11 year old daughter Esther and dog Ted. Let Amy introduce herself to you. Why Choose Ganet’s Adventure Schoool Fund? I have dedicated my career to supporting disadvantaged children, young people and families in a whole host of settings …

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Turn off your mobile phones, Ganet’s Great Big Small Charity Week Pub Quiz is here!

The children of Ganet’s Adventure School have finished their Standard 8 exams, on 17 June it’ll be your turn to answer some tricky questions. Ganet’s Adventure School Fund, together with Small Charity Week, has put together a very special pub quiz to support the education of the children of Ganet’s Adventure School in Malawi. This is a fun quiz for all, with top prizes and a few twists to level the playing field. The quiz will …