Our wish is that our chocolate can go beyond improving the lives of our customers, by helping vulnerable people around the world. We believe we are one big global family, and as such, it is our responsibility to look after each other and leave our world in a better place than when we found it.
Through various initiatives and our partnership with the global giving organisation, B1G1, we ensure that every bar sold has an impact both in the UK and around the world.
The key 6 areas that we contribute to are:
- Clean Water
- Tree Planting
- Ocean Cleanup
ORGANISATIONS WE SUPPORT
Alabaré are a charity that supports vulnerable, homeless and marginalised people. We help them transform their lives, providing accommodation and helping them gain the skills, confidence and opportunities to live a fulfilled life.
Moshi Orphanage, Tanzania
The orphanage, located in Moshi, near Kilimanjaro in Tanzania started in early 2016 founded with the help of local people and the local government. With 85 children who have lost parents due to HIV, malaria or cancer. Some of the children come from single parents who can no longer afford to take care of their family. The orphanage provides a roof over their head, an education and all their meals, clothes and toys.
Rebuilding Sri Lanka
Thousands of those missing were never recovered. Many of the small, coastal villages in southern and eastern Sri Lanka were completely destroyed. Over a million people were left homeless. Thousands were destitute. “Rebuilding Sri Lanka” has been active since the day of the disaster and they continue to provide support, rehabilitation, nutrition, education and shelter to those affected by the disaster.
Age UK aim beat loneliness in later life is through our befriending, or ‘visiting’ services, where a volunteer visits or talks to an older person once a week in their own home.
Helping Hands, India
Helping Hands have built a school in the rural village of Pritamgarh, India, where yoga and meditation, play and outdoor education are included in the curriculum. Sansar Gyaan Pathshala, which means ‘World Knowledge Lessons’ is the name of the school. They have 300 children, from Kindergarten to Grade 8, coming every day.
World Vision, Albania
World Vision is the world’s largest international children’s charity, working to bring real hope to millions of children in the world’s hardest places.
Unicef work to make sure that more than 3.5 million children affected by conflict in Syria are able to learn this year
Mannaz School, Belgium
Highly Sensitive teenagers are multi-dimensional thinkers, who think in pictures, not in words. The current, linear, sequential way of teaching, for them, simply does not work for them. In fact, the current way of learning forces them to slow down their thought processes approximately 300 times. Imagine the possibilities for human potential and evolution if these students are encouraged to think, work and develop at their natural speed.
4ocean is a global movement actively removing plastic from the ocean and coastlines while inspiring individuals to work together for cleaner oceans, one pound at a time.