Simon Cottrill - HWCI President

2014 – President’s Report

Simon Cottrill - HWCI President

Simon Cottrill – HWCI President

The last twelve months has seen some great productivity from our Handle With Care International Board. At the last AGM we expanded our Board to eight members, and the added personnel has enabled us to spread the administrative workload more evenly and efficiently.Read More

Vice-President Dorothy cooking

Our Volunteers Set Us Apart

Vice-President Dorothy cooking

Vice-President Dorothy cooks up a storm

Handle With Care International is not like other humanitarian organisations. We are a small group run entirely by volunteers, which means we have no staff, minimal administrative overheads and so almost 100% of the money that you donate, either for a LifeStraw, as a member, making a donation, or by buying a fundraising product goes directly towards helping people in need.Read More

Team member holding a Lifestraw

Working for A World Without Need

Sarah holding a Lifestraw

A team member holds one of the Lifestraw filters that can provide a family of 5 with clean water for up to 3 years

The most annoying thing about traveling on a HWCI Aid Trip to Indonesia was the reaction of friends and colleagues when I told them where I was going: “œOh, you’€™re going to Bali?”€ people would enthuse “Enjoy your nice holiday!” Despite my protestations that I was going there to work, many people found the idea that I was travelling to Bali to do anything other than laze on a beach and drink Bintang completely unbelievable. Read More