Merry Christmas 2020

We'd like to wish all of our donors and supporters a very happy Christmas and thank you for your loyal and generous support in 2020. Due to urgent family commitments, Claire has had to take a compassionate leave of absence and therefore our usual Christmas communication will be delayed until January. Read more

The Remembering Tree 2020 update

Quick status update on the 2020 Remembering Tree project! Due to the national lockdown we had to juggle our plans but yesterday (Wednesday 4th November) we were able to yarnbomb the big trees in the Bancroft Gardens, Stratford upon Avon. Read more

The Remembering Tree is coming soon....

Our annual yarnbombing project is coming to Stratford upon Avon soon! Read more

We Have Moved!

We've moved out of our offices and are now working from home! You can still call us on +44 (0)1789 414088 and you can write to us at GAGA UK, PO Box 6751, Stratford upon Avon CV37 1UQ Read more

Autumn GAGAzette

Our quarterly update on the projects we support in South Africa and Tanzania, along with news from GAGA HQ and future fundraising and awareness activities. Read more

Making a difference across the community

The relief shipment we sent to South Africa has arrived and is being distributed to the people who attend the 1000 Hills Community Helpers this winter in South Africa! Next week is the start of Spring in South Africa but the weather in 2020 has been the coldest for many years, with freezing rain, biting winds and even snow! Read more

Celebrate southern Africa invites GAGA's director to share her African Dream

GAGA's Director Claire was recently interviewed for a podcast entitled "My African Dream" by Dawn Denton of Celebrate Southern Africa. Claire talks about GAGA UK, how she got involved with the charity and why Africa holds such a special place in her heart. Read more

Our Director cycles 46 miles

Our Director Claire took on the Prudential My Ride London challenge during her recent annual leave and completed the 46 mile ride in 4 hours 34 minutes! Read more

The most fun you can have on two wheels

We’re inviting you, your family and friends, to get on your bike – or scooter, skateboard, trike, tandem, penny farthing, unicycle – to fundraise for Goodwill & Growth for Africa as part of a campaign to help save the UK’s charities. Anyone can join in and every penny counts! Read more

Summer 2020 GAGAzette

We've just published our regular quarterly newsletter which you can read here. If you'd like one sent directly to your email please take a moment to subscribe to our newsletter now! Thank you Read more

Relief Shipment Prepared Today

As we will be unable to make our planned monitoring and evaluation trip to South Africa this summer, due to Coronavirus travel restrictions, we have decided to use the budget allocated for the airfare to send some much needed items from the UK. We are delighted to have fabulous volunteers who lovingly knit jumpers, cardigans and beanie hats and we've also packed in some other items... read more here: Read more

An Amazing Gift

One of the many wonderful things about running GAGA UK is that you never quite know what might be delivered to the charity to be used to support our beneficiaries or help us to raise vital funds! Last week was no exception! I took delivery of 14 boxes, filled to the rim with some wonderful books and delightful zebra soft toys! Thank you to Ninety One PLC Read more

International Day of the Family

15th May is observed as the International Day of the Family and in 2020 the Coronavirus pandemic has brought all the nuances of being a family into sharp focus. Across the world families are dealing with the impacts of school closures, lockdowns and often economic hardship as a consequence. Read more

Virtual Kilimanjaro Climb

Our Director Claire continued her 2.6 Challenge with a further week of stair climbing, culminating in a final ascent of the last 101 flights shown here in the video. Read more

Virtual Events Coming Soon

Watch out for a series of virtual events coming soon to Goodwill and Growth for Africa! We're working with our friends and supporters to set up a series of virtual events to be delivered through Facebook Live and Zoom! Watch this space! Read more

A brief update about our beneficiary projects

A brief update from our projects in South Africa and Tanzania as they grapple with the impacts of lockdown and the threat of Covid-19 Read more

Spring 2020 GAGAzette

Our latest quarterly newsletter summarises all that we have been doing at GAGA HQ since the week before Christmas, along with a brief update from some of our projects in Tanzania and South Africa. In such uncertain times as this we hope you can take ten minutes, pop the kettle on and read about the work of our small, but impactful charity! Read more

Update on impact of COVID-19

Providing an update on how the COVID-19 situation is impacting GAGA UK Read more

Our next fundraiser

Hot on the heels of the fabulous dress event we have another fashion based fundraiser in partnership with Gemini Woman. Thursday 20th and Friday 21st February sees the massive stockroom clearance sale! Read more

Oh what a night!

Stunning dresses, a packed room, fabulous local, independent businesses and a very grateful small charity! Our fabulous dress event was a roaring success, thanks to everyone who helped and everyone who attended! Read more

fabulous dress event is nearly here!!

We're so excited at the GAGA UK office! It's all about beautiful dresses, stunning make-up and exciting raffle prizes as we carry out the final preparations for our fabulous dress event on 13th February! Read more