At UppFutures we pride ourselves on being transparent and showing you exactly where our donations are spent. We are pleased to show you where the money raised from our first project is being spent.
Author Archives: Matt Webb
What is the point of UppFutures?
“The aim of a charity should always be to reach a point where we are not needed anymore”- Matt Webb, Founder of UppFutures This is what UppFutures is all about. We work together with the local economy in Ghana, supporting projects so that these can become self-sufficient, sustainable and durable. At the moment, 100% ofContinue reading “What is the point of UppFutures?”
Fighting Child Slavery Through Ethical Chocolate
It’s estimated that around 2 million children in Ghana and Ivory Coast are involved in dangerous labour processes for the production of cocoa. This problem is particularly rife in agricultural areas of the countries where the number has increased to 44% of children (2019) from 31% in 2009. This is despite the cost of cocoaContinue reading “Fighting Child Slavery Through Ethical Chocolate”
Education statistics in Ghana
We look at the statistics for education in Ghana, compared to the UK and Sweden. What are the reasons behind them, and how we want to help.
Our next project
We will be working with Prince & Princess Academy to help provide students with uniforms, whilst also raising money for a new school.
Why are school uniforms such an important issue?
We explore the topic in more detail and explain why a lack of school uniforms is preventing children from attending school in Ghana.
What is UppFutures?
Find out who we are, what we want to achieve and how, with your help, we’re going to do it.