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.

GUATEMALA – Access to the Tuilcanabaj Clinic

In the mountains of Quetzaltenango Province in Guatemala, local charity ACAM provides maternal and child health clinics in four isolated communities. The Tuilcanabaj community is served by one…

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SOUTH SUDAN – I.T. Lab at the Jonglei Health Institute

Located in Bor, South Sudan, the Jonglei Health Sciences Institute (JHSI) is a healthcare centre tackling the lack of trained midwives and clinical officers in the country. South…

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KENYA – Flying Doctor Project in Northern Kenya

Mission Air Fellowship (MAF) was founded 75 years ago, in 1945. They currently operate a fleet of 130 light aircraft in some 25 countries, flying doctors, teachers, and…

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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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SOUTH SUDAN – Water Purification Project

In South Sudan, the third poorest country in the world, one child in ten dies before the age of five, principally due to poor sanitation. Three key areas…

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CAMBODIA – Stoeng village water filter Project

In Cambodia’s Siem Reap Province lies the village of Stoeng, a community of about 360 inhabitants. This is a very vulnerable community, still impacted in many ways by…

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KENYA – Health Workers’ Tree Planting Project

In Kenya, our NGO partner supports a network of Community Health Workers who visit households to raise awareness about health, Covid-19, and most importantly family Planning. Our funding…

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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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INDIA – Project Mala Patehra School computer laboratory

Some thirty years ago, Project Mala Charitable Trust, (www.projectmala.org.uk), our NGO partner in India, set out to work towards the abolition of child labour in the hand-knotted carpet…

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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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A DIRECTORY OF PROJECTS – the story so far

Project Directory – the story so far A complete list of every Project we have supported so far: • COSTA RICA - Guanacaste Re-forestation Greenhouse • GUATEMALA –…

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NICARAGUA – Posoli Village Water Project

The provision of sustainable and affordable safe water must, along with sanitation and hygiene education, be a key component of assistance to developing countries. In rural Nicaragua we…

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NEPAL – Kinai Village Water Project

The village of Kinai is a small Dalit community, located in the Sol Kumbu region of Nepal. Like many villages in Nepal, the community has no regular water…

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Video Library & Project Photo Gallery

Please note after viewing a video you may have to manually return to the Derek Moore foundation website. KENYA – Flying Doctor Project in Northern Kenya

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TANZANIA – Porter Training

Arguably the centre of tourism in Northern Tanzania is the town of Moshi. For it is from here that, every year, groups of trekkers set out to climb…

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COSTA RICA – Guanacaste Re-forestation Greenhouse

The community of Asentamiento El Consuelo, some 37 kilometres from the city of Liberia, lies in an area where cattle ranching has provoked severe de-forestation, which has affected…

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LAOS – Lone Buffalo Computer Lab

The Lone Buffalo English Development Centre is an English tuition and youth development project based in Phonsavan, Laos. The project’s primary focus is providing free English tuition, but…

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INDIA – Bordang Bridge Project

This Project is one of the simplest and yet most satisfying that we have undertaken. In a remote corner of India, in the foothills of the Himalayas lies…

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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 – Mbunga Community Campsite

In the heart of Uganda’s Rwenzori Mountains, near the small town of Kasese, at the end of an eight-hour bus ride from Kampala, lies the Mbunga Community Campsite.…

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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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GUATEMALA – Street Kids Direct Recording Studio Project

In the Colonia Carabanchel suburb of Guatemala City lies the Street Kids Direct Guatemala Mentoring and Training Centre. The aim of the Centre is to reduce the number…

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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:

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