Leaving a legacy is a valuable way of making a long-term difference and having a huge impact on countless lives for years to come. After taking care of your friends and family, it would be incredible if you were able to make a contribution to our work.
builds a new house for a family providing a safe and weather-proof home for many years
builds a gender separated latrine block with 4 toilets ensuring safe access to sanitation for students
runs an awareness campaign to create female-friendly school environments, working with girls, their parents, male students and teachers.
funds a year of literacy training reaching 40 schools across a region to improve English teaching
builds two classrooms and a library in concrete block providing light and spacious classrooms to increase schooling by two grades at a rural primary school
For more examples of what your legacy donation could mean for children in Ethiopia, see our Fund a Project page.
How to Leave a Legacy
There are a number of ways you can leave a legacy:
- Pecuniary – A fixed amount is left to a charity
- Residuary – This means that you can leave a percentage of your estate once other beneficiaries are taken care of.
- Specific – You can also leave a particular item to a charity.
Remembering a charity in your will is quite simple, but you may feel like you need some help navigating the process. There are some useful links below and you can always contact us for guidance.
The Law Society – Making a Will
Irwin Mitchell – Leaving money to charity in your will
Law Works – Law Clinics nationwide free legal advice
Money Advice Service – Tax Benefits of giving a charitable legacy