is a non-profit organisation with a global presence. Greenpeace's
goal is to ensure the ability of the Earth to nurture life
in all its diversity. Trade plus Aid has made regular payments
to Greenpeace, which has made Trade plus Aid® a front-line
member (total to March 2006 £550). (www.greenpeace.org)
International is a non-profit organisation involved
in conservation-based enterprise initiatives and community
development. Trade plus Aid has donated $2,372 (£1,483) funds
towards their rain forest projects in Peru and Guatemala.
Concern is a UK registered charity working for the
right to reproductive healthcare worldwide. Charlotte has
donated handicrafts (to the value of £350) so that they could
be sold to raise funds for Population Concern. (www.populationconcern.org.uk).
Support Group is a Hong Kong charity that aims to encourage
young people to help themselves through a variety of services
where they can have positive contact with their peers. Kely
offers bi-lingual, non-judgemental support to local young
people so that they can find the necessary guidance to explore
the many concerns facing adolescents today, including peer
pressure, drug and relationship issues. Kely stands for Kids
Everywhere Like You. Trade plus Aid made a donation of $25
to the Kely Support Group in 2001. (www.kely.org)
with Leukaemia is a UK registered charity that works
to save the lives of children with leukaemia by raising funds
to provide millions of pounds for buildings, equipment and
training of specialists for hospitals and universities throughout
the UK. In 2001 Trade plus Aid sponsored four children (£40)
to attend the charity's Amazing Great Children's Party. This
annual event, supported by Sir Paul McCartney, not only gives
6000 sick, underprivileged and disabled youngsters a wonderful
time but also, because everything needed for the party is
donated, all sponsorship monies go directly towards their
fight against the biggest child-killer disease in the UK.
Victory House is a UK registered charity working in
the community in south-east London, providing training
opportunities, youth programmes, elders' support, counselling
and donating food and clothing to the needy. Charlotte made a
donation of £25 to RCCG Victory House in 2002.
Marie Curie Cancer Care
charity looks after almost 20,000 cancer patients in their
hospices and at home. These services are entirely free.
In Dec 2003, Charlotte made a donation of £25 to Edwina Currie
Jones to act as sponsor for her Marie Curie Bike Ride in
Poland 12-18 Sept 2004.
The Winfield Trust charity
opens the door to the world of computer skills, training,
higher education and employment for people with schizophrenia
and schizo-affective mental problems. In October 2004,
Charlotte made a donation of £200 to Alexandra Spencer
Churchill to act as sponsor for her Zip Wire Challenge in aid
of this charity. (www.winfieldtrust.com)
Bethsaida Orphanage, Kerala, India
did not suffer direct damage from the tsunami on Boxing Day 2004 but helped to care for
the 10,000 locals who were badly affected, losing their homes and their fishing boats.
Trade plus Aid made a donation of £50. (www.gaia-mind.com)
was setup by comedians and uses laughter to get serious messages across and to raise funds
to help end poverty and social injustice in the UK and the poorest countries in the world.
Trade plus Aid made a donation of £50 to sponsor Frederick Mostert to samba in full Rio Carnival
costume from Hyde Park Corner to his office in March 2005. Click here to see his certificate.(www.comicrelief.com)