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Fundraise for 100% Homegrown

Justine, disability activist, smiling in her garden

Fundraise for the 100% Homegrown Appeal.

Organise an open garden, coffee morning, or take on a challenge to support support disability rights activists tackle the looming food crisis in Uganda through homegrown food, homegrown solutions and homegrown leadership. Give before 23 September and all public donations to the 100% Homegrown appeal will be doubled by the UK government.

 

Support disability activists in Uganda.

There are so many ways to support the appeal, and everything you raise before 23 September will be doubled by the UK government.

Your gifts will support our 100% Homegrown Appeal to reduce at least 200 young disabled people’s vulnerability to food shortages in Uganda by supporting them to establish accessible kitchen gardens.

Many older disabled people – especially women – have set up their own kitchen gardens – a source of food, income and respect in their communities. In the collective spirit of the disability movement, these successful gardeners are keen to pass on their skills, knowledge & wisdom to the next generation.

Our 100% Homegrown Appeal will generate the necessary funding to facilitate this intergenerational training, provide seeds, equipment and materials for young disabled people’s kitchen gardens to thrive and unlock their long-term benefits.

Give before 23 September and all public donations to the 100% Homegrown appeal will be doubled by the UK government.

A wildflower meadow with trees

Organise an Open Garden

Raise money to support disability rights activists while enjoying your space with friends and community.

If you have a garden of any size, you can raise money to support disability rights activists while enjoying your space with friends and community. An open garden is the perfect summer event, easy to organise, and a great way to meet your community while making a difference.

How to organise your Open Garden.

  • Get your garden looking its very best
  • Pick a day and invite friends and neighbours to come and see your garden. You could even make it a group event where the community all open their gardens on the same day.
  • On arrival everyone makes a donation to ADD International, to support disability rights activists. You can take cash donations or set up a Just Giving page so that people can give online.
  • You might like to have some information on hand about the appeal – we can help with this.
  • Don’t forget to send us photos of your day!

Email supportercare@add.org.uk to let us know you’ll be organising an open garden. We can support you to set up your donation page and with any information or materials, you may need.

The best part? Everything you raise before 23 September for the 100% Homegrown appeal will be doubled by the UK government, meaning you’ll have twice the impact.

Two runners at Parallel

Take on a challenge

Getting sponsored to take on a challenge can help support activists like Justine. Whether it's a physical challenge like a sponsored walk or run, giving up chocolate or finally finishing that sewing project, ask your friends and family to sponsor you this summer.

Fundraising Support

We're here to support you in your fundraising.

Maybe you’d like to ask for donations in place of birthday presents this year, maybe there’s a challenge you’ve always wanted to take on, or you have your own idea. These resources will help you get started.

  • Use our fundraising pack to get inspired and start fundraising
  • Set up a fundraising page on Just Giving.
  • Get in touch at supportercare@add.org.uk – we can support you.

How the money you raise makes a difference.

£20

could provide one young person with start-up seeds to get their garden started.

£44

could give one young person start-up seeds plus all the materials they need to start a kitchen garden.

£115

could provide start up seeds and materials to start a kitchen garden, plus a year’s worth of training and mentorship.

Fazila, disability activist and gardener, kneeling in her garden

There’s nothing that makes a person with a disability highly recognised and appreciated in our families and communities more than being able to support themselves and live an independent life.

Fazira Kawuma, Disability Activist, Uganda.

"We decided as a family that we wanted to do something together to support this appeal which is such a great opportunity for ADD to support activists in Uganda with FCDOs support. It's giving us a shared challenge (both the walk itself and the fundraising!) which we are really enjoying."

- Mary Ann, fundraising for the 100% Homegrown Appeal.

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Donate today and double your gift!

Donate now to support homegrown leaders like Fazira. Give before 23 September and all public donations to the 100% Homegrown appeal will be doubled by the UK government. The money we raise through this appeal will be used to facilitate intergenerational training, provide seeds, equipment and materials for young disabled people’s kitchen gardens to thrive and unlock their long-term benefits. It will also help get more resources to disabled activists in Africa and Asia so that they too can design and lead solutions to their own challenges.