Ripple Africa is an effective charity in Africa and we receive funding from a variety of sources – companies, grants and trusts, major donors, the general public, schools, churches, and other groups – towards our projects.

We are an effective charity in Africa running a fish conservation project
A primary school pupil reads to his class in Malawi Africa
Matilda works with a member of the disability group in Malawi

Ripple Africa is run like an efficient business, and we monitor closely all costs and procedures to make sure that the money our donors give us goes to where it really matters … Malawi. We are extremely proud of the value for money we provide for our donors.

How We Use Your Money

An Effective Charity in Africa – Some of Our Achievements to Date

  • We employ 150 staff and have 8,000 volunteers working on our projects in Malawi.
  • We run eight pre-schools, support six primary schools, and we have built a secondary school.
  • We help communities to conserve over 340 of forest.
  • We have helped communities to plant over 15 million trees.
  • We are helping communities to conserve the fish along 300 km of lakeshore.
  • We are working with 40,000 households to provide each with a Changu Changu Moto fuel-efficient cookstove, saving 80,000 bundles of wood per week.
  • We have built a local health dispensary for over 10,000 people, and have undertaken other building projects at Chintheche Rural Hospital and at health centres in nearby Kande and Kachere.

All this has been made possible by the generous support of our wonderful donors.

We want our donors to feel happy about the good things we are doing with their support. You can view our account history on the Charity Commission website by clicking on the “Find Charities” link and typing in our name (Ripple Africa) or number (1103256) in the “Charity search” box on the left hand side of the page.

Take a look at our last three Annual Reports: 2016-2017, 2017-2018 and 2018-2019.