Walking for Water; Sheffield to Cape Town
The Long Well Walk started as an idea in 2012 as one persons attempt to link his community to communities in need. Now it is a diverse group of volunteers, a global expedition to Cape Town and a charity working with communities across Sub Saharan Africa for a better future.
Stage 1 – Sheffield to Sicily.
Completed! 3,624 km – 168 days
Read the blog and watch the videos here.
Stage 2 – Cairo to Cape Town.
Under preparation...14,000km – 18 months
To get involved, join the walk or support – get in touch and donate.
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Nearly 800 million people across the globe do not have access to clean water.
Every 20 seconds a child dies as a result of poor sanitation. Safe water and sanitation provides the foundations needed for long-term development.
The Long Well Walk will provide a real link between communities in the UK and communities across Africa.
All to raise awareness of the conditions faced in day to day life and to promote the sustainable change needed to enjoy a healthier future.
No donations will ever cover salary costs.
Unlike many other organisations we commit 100% of all public donations to creating sustainable community projects.
We commit 100% of public donations to our sustainable projects.
We would not exist without the amazing efforts of our supporters
If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of The Long Well Walk, the projects or the expedition –
All our projects are led by their local community.
We work towards sustainable water and sanitation projects, led by the local community, that lay the foundations for improvements in health, education, gender equality, local economy and overall community development.
To find out more click on the project icon in their countries. We currently have projects in Uganda and Kenya.
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