Category: Blog

The BIG Walk challenge

Take on the BIG Walk challenge as collectively we cover 10,000km, the distance from Cork to Kenya, and raise vital funds to provide clean water for communities in Kenya. You choose how many kilometres you want to cover your own way – you can walk, run, cycle – it’s up to you. Click here to […]

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We are hiring – Operations Co-Ordinator (Ireland)

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to take on the new role of Operations Co-Ordinator in Ireland.  This role is to support the delivery of the activities and responsibilities of Brighter Communities Worldwide in Ireland in line with our strategic plan.  This is an opportunity to join an organisation supporting partnerships that […]

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Two Consultancy Opportunities – Invitation to Tender

Brighter Communities Worldwide (BCW) is tendering for two consultancy opportunities. Firstly, we are seeking the services of an experienced consultant to undertake the final evaluation of the Irish Aid-funded ‘Healthier Communities, Brighter Futures’ project.  The evaluation is scheduled to take place over the period May-September 2024; with final report due by 18 October. Click here […]

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Give a gift that lasts

A huge thank you to everyone who has supported us this year. As 2023 draws to a close, there’s still time to donate and give a gift that lasts. Your donation will go a long way in helping us to protect girls and prevent gender-based violence. Never has the risk to adolescents been so high […]

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Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is the day your donations can mean so much more because the more we raise in 24 hours the more we earn in bonus funds. Together we can do something amazing to change the outcome facing a specific section of the population in Kenya. We are raising funds for a project aimed at supporting, […]

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Brighter Communities wins prestigious national excellence award

‘Brighter Communities Worldwide’, who has worked in partnership with communities in Kenya for the past two decades, took the award for ‘Small Charity, Big Impact’ at the Charity Excellence Awards, organised by the Charities Institute of Ireland (CII) Announcing the award, the CII said it applauded Brighter Communities Worldwide which ‘embodies togetherness in all it […]

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June Newsletter

The month of June saw a lot of high high’s and the lowest of low’s. Have a read below on all things Brighter Communities Worldwide that have been happening across the world from Kenya to Wales and beyond …  Friday, 30th June 2023 – A very sad and tragic day for Londiani. A busy traffic […]

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What have we been up to during the month of May?

Welcome to highlights from activities during the month of May … programmes continued throughout the month with Community Health Volunteer training, Business Training and supporting groups with resources, Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights workshops for students. BUT most of all MAY WAS A MONTH OF CELEBRATIONS!…. “Menstruation has always been with myths and taboos and […]

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Activities and events during April 2023

Work on the Heathy Schools Programme focused on trainings for the students. This programme involves the children directly as they form health clubs to review their school environment, identify risks and create an action plan to address them. Brighter Communities Worldwide staff member Bobby says – “There was a school training at Ainapkoi for 4 […]

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Activities and events during March 2023

Here is a flavour of activities and events during March 2023. Business Trainings – there were many during the month in various locations and with different groups aiming to set up their own income generating projects. The trainings provide skills, information, knowledge, resources and follow up support once the projects are up and running. These […]

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World water day

World Water Day

March 22nd is World Water Day and this year the focus is on accelerating change to solve the water and sanitation crisis. World Water Day 2023 asks people to “Be the change you want to see in the world”.   The communities we are working with put access to clean water as their number one need. […]

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Our latest newsletter

2023 got off to a very busy start throughout January and February and this newsletter is bringing you a flavour of what has been happening in a few of our programme areas. Business Trainings – these are held in the community to support people who have plans for projects that will generate an income. The […]

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