Our Projects

Helping to change lives

We are constantly evaluating potential new projects, validating their programmes and carrying out due diligence. Once we have decided to support a Project details will appear here.

Our objective is to work with smaller grass-roots community-based projects where a grant from the The Derek Moore Foundation will make a significant difference.

We look at projects that have been running for a minimum of two years; proven and viable projects that can benefit in a demonstrable way from help from us which will fund the next stage of their development.

If you wish to donate to one of the projects detailed here please take note of the date the funds for that project will be forwarded.

KENYA -Tree Planting Programme

We are working with two schools in Kenya, in two distinctly different regions of the country, on a project that forms the basis of environmental studies, provides carbon…

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ZANZIBAR – Vocational Training

On what visitors see as tourism’s paradise of Zanzibar, the realities of life on the island gave rise in 1998 to the establishment of the Zanzibar Association for…

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NEPAL – LED Solar Lighting

Many of the trekking routes in the Manaslu region of Nepal pass through numerous small villages, communities isolated from the outside world and living an existence which in…

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UNITED KINGDOM – World guide awards

One of our more unusual donations. Each year, in October, Wanderlust Magazine presents awards to tourist Guides from around the world at an evening event at the Royal…

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GUATEMALA – Midwives

In the Quetzaltenango area of Guatemala are many rural communities where the Mayan dialect called Mam is spoken and few people speak Spanish. This lack of Spanish means…

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LAOS – Lone Buffalo English Development Centre

Located in Phonsavan, in the Xieng Khouang Province of Laos, the Lone Buffalo English Development Centre is named in honour of a remarkable man. Manophet Lone Buffalo spent…

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THAILAND – MEF village solar project

The Mahouts Elephant Foundation (MEF) is one of many elephant-based projects in Thailand. But what we like about the MEF is the fact that there are two complimentary…

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ZIMBABWE – Village Investors Programme

In Zimbabwe, the village Investors Programme (VIP) economically empowers parents and guardians of vulnerable children in the Mutari district of the Easter Highlands through community-led savings and loans…

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UGANDA – School Library

The NPB Nursery and Primary School in Nsambya, Kampala was founded in 1978 with just 5 pupils. Now run by the daughter of the founder, it has grown…

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SRI LANKA – Computer Training

Our project in Sri Lanka is based in a small isolated village amidst the tea planation of the hill country. Remarkably, in view of the countries recent history,…

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Aware of a project?

If you are aware from your travels of an interesting Project which would benefit from our support, please let us know. We prefer to work with small grass-roots community-based projects where support from the Foundation will make a significant difference. Send details to: