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

Cancellation of the Rotary GAGA Quiz

We are very sorry but we have made the difficult decision to cancel the forthcoming Rotary GAGA quiz that was due to be held at The Old Tramway Inn on Tuesday 31st March 2020. If you have already purchased tickets you will receive an email shortly. Thank you for your support & watch this space for future events! 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

Last Week of the Remembering Tree 30th December to 11th January

Can't believe it but we are in the last week of having our fabulous Remembering Tree and Woollen Winter Wonderland in place at the Bancroft Gardens and Holy Trinity Stratford upon Avon! If you haven't seen it yet, please pop along! You won't be disappointed! Read more

Build a New House for Zanele

We are thrilled to tell you that, thanks to your generosity, and a particularly generous Christmas Eve donation, we hit the target and the money for Zanele's house is being sent across to South Africa today! We will update you on progress in our news pages! Thank you and Happy New Year! Read more

Yarnbombing in Stratford upon Avon

We've had a busy week yarnbombing at the Bancroft Gardens and Holy Trinity churchyard! It's not too late to make a dedication - you have until 6th December to celebrate the life of your loved ones or to sponsor a whole tree in the woollen winter wonderland. Look in the shop for Remembering Tree items or contact [email protected] Read more

GAGA welcomes new Trustees

GAGA UK has strengthened the experience and skill base of it's Board of Trustees with the addition of new trustee, Richard Lucas and welcoming ex-Director Sarah Hodgson onto the Board. Read more

A "hair razing" experience for two supporters

Yes, two GAGA supporters braved the shave and allowed the barber to get his razor out and left them without a hair on their heads, all in aid of GAGA UK! Read more

NCS Challenge Raises over £800

NCS Challenge Team Emeke raise over £800 for GAGA UK. Nine teenagers from Warwickshire joined GAGA UK on a community challenge event as part of their NCS summer experience. Read more