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Athens’ Refugees
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In the next few weeks, Jacob’s Well plans to send two containers of aid to the desperate Syrian refugees in Greece.  Currently there are around 60 000 refugees stranded in Greece waiting for their asylum claims to be processed.  The lucky ones are housed in over-crowded camps.  In the Athens area where Jacob’s Well is sending its aid, around 12 000 are living in...

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What’s on
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Events, Book Sales and Warehouse Clearances Exciting Fund Raising Night at Lazaat Click here for a copy of the event flyer   Book Sales We hold regular book sales throughout the year on theToll Gavel Methodist Church driveway in Beverley’s pedestrianised shopping precinct. Here you can browse through thousands of books and also a wide range of bric-a-brac and other home made products. DATES FOR 2016...

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Medical Aid to Syria
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Update – 26th April 2016 Jacob’s Well has just sent its latest container of aid to war-torn Syria.  Following an appeal in the Hull Daily Mail, donations started flooding in, which enabled us to purchase over £10,000 of life-saving medicine.  Other medical clinics and businesses joined in, donating over £90 000 of medical aid, which will go to equip a newly opened emergency hospital...

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Syrian Refugees
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Jacobs Well is launching an urgent appeal for warm clothing to send to refugees fleeing the conflict in Syria. This year, over 10 000 people have left Syria every day, according to the UNHCR, often setting out on foot and walking thousands of miles through the rain and the snow in the hope of finding safety in countries like Germany and Sweden. Many of...

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Donate Items
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Jacob’s Well Shop: What we DO & DO NOT take! (Mon – Sat, 9 – 4.30pm) General Good quality clothing Shoes, Bags, Belts Hats, gloves, scarves Good Quality Underwear Blankets, sheets, new pillows New Duvets or in duvets in very good condition Knitted Items including Baby & children’s clothes, blankets from cot – single bed size. Books but NOT encyclopaedia’s, magazines, readers’ digest or...

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Dr Margaret’s Blog: Back from Liverpool
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The life that we live, we live to God. Romans 6:10 Hello! Alistair and I are now back at Jacob’s Well in Beverley after spending the last 3 months in Liverpool learning about Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. We learnt how to diagnose malaria using a microscope, how to test the quality of water and how to dig a latrine. I can now recognize a...

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Donate
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If you would like to donate money to our charity you can do so via the internet. Simply pay money into our account using the following details.  If you want the money to go for a specific country or project, please indicate that in the reference field. Account name;  Jacob’s Well Appeal Account number; 71090704 Sort Code; 40 10 12 You can donate using Give.net Jacob’s...

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Well Drilling in Burkina Faso
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    Jacob’s Well is about to launch into a new project – drilling wells in West Africa. !  With a name like “Jacob’s Well”, you might wonder why it’s taken them 30 years to get around to providing wells for water-less communities in Africa.    Rev. John Beynon,  Jacob’s Well’s leader says; “For years  Jacob’s Well has concentrated on health-care, sending medical supplies and...

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Medical Aid
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Jacob’s Well started life as a medical charity back in 1984.  Over the years we have sent thousands of tons of medicines, medical equipment and consumables abroad.   Today we continue to send out large amounts of medical supplies to hospitals throughout the developping world.  Click below to see how you can help us. Medicines Medical Equipment and furniture Medical Consumables Walking & Disability Aids...

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Fruit Trees for Life
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To donate to Fruit Trees for Life please click here   In past centuries, over 10 million Africans were forcibly taken from their homes as slaves, many by our own country. Their free labour enabled western nations to develop beyond their competitors and become the richest nations in the world.  At the same time, robbed of its work-force and its hope for the future,...

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Book a speaker
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We are happy to come and speak to groups of people about our work;  From small to very large groups are all possible. Groups could include; Coffee mornings Women’s groups U3a meetings Business lunches Fund raising events After dinner speaker Church service or mid-week group School lessons or assemblies Social clubs An example of possible talk subjects are listed below.  Other subjects could also...

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Music School
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  Musical Instruments Wanted for Africa. Music is one of those things that we take for granted.  Many of our children in England learn to play the recorder, piano or something more exotic.  Jacob’s Well is appealing for musical instruments to enable children growing up in poor communities in West Africa so that they can expand their indigenous musical talents. Twice in the last...

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About Us
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Changing the world … one life at a time Since 1984 Jacob’s Well Appeal has been working in over 30 countries, including Afghanistan, Romania, Ghana, Burkina Faso, Pakistan, Philippines and Kenya.  From our offices and large warehouse in Beverley we continue to the change the world one life at a time by supplying Medical aid Agricultural equipment and projects Educational supplies and projects Tools...

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Agricultural Projects
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The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization estimates that one in eight of the world’s population is suffering from chronic malnutrition.  That’s nearly 870 million people.  Jacob’s Well has been running agricultural projects in the developing world for many years.   Click here to find out more about some of the projects we are involved in   Fruit trees for life Seed bank Tractors...

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Rachel
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Remote Areas Community Hotspot for Education and Learning – R.A.C.H.E.L Here in the UK we find it easy to access information that we need. We have libraries, the internet, and, being a society where many people are well educated, if we have a specific problem, there’s someone we can ring who knows what to do, whether it’s the doctor, a teacher, the job-centre or a gardening expert. Imagine living...

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Volunteer
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Volunteers play a vital part in enabling us to help the world’s poorest people.  Without them our whole organisation would grind to a halt!  Volunteering with Jacob’s Well can be a very rewarding and enriching experience for you, and can make a big difference to the lives of people overseas.  Here are some different opportunities for volunteering   Medical volunteers We have a great...

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Street Kids in Nairobi, Kenya
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The ABC project in the slums of Nairobi was established in 2006 by Thorunn Helgadottir, and Icelandic lady who is married to a Kenyan man.  The aim of the work is to take care of  street children.  They have established a school which gives free education for several hundred children who would be otherwise on the streets. They also run a children’s home which...

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Education
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Education  “Education is the most powerful weapon which we can use to change the world” (Nelson Mandela) Jacob’s Well Appeal has been supporting schools and Educational Projects in the developing world for many years.  Chose from the menu below to see the different projects that we are involved in and how you can be involved in helping. R.A.C.H.E.L project – Remote Areas Community Hotspot...

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Spectacles
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670 million people – 10% of the world’s population – are disadvantaged by poor vision and a lack of spectacles. Of these 670 million; At least 45 million people who need glasses are of working age; these people risk being unable to work because they cannot see well enough 13 million children around the world need glasses. Many of these children risk missing their...

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Sponsor A Child
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Change a Life  Sponsoring a child is an easy and practical way of changing the world completely – for one child.  You will change their health, their family, their prospects and their future. Many children in poor communities around the world don’t have access to the sort of education that we take for granted.  Sponsoring a child is an opportunity to change someone’s life...

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Medicines
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We donate medicines and medical equipment to the needy abroad, but due to new Government guidelines, we are no longer allowed to accept medication from members of the public, pharmacies, hospitals or doctors surgeries. We CAN accept donations of medicines from licensed manufacturers and authorised wholesalers (UK WDA(H) 44215). We can still accept all of the following items; All types of bandages, dressings, elasticated supports, etc Colostomy items...

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Location
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Our aid operations are conducted from our offices and warehouse, located on Swinemoor Lane (turn between Aldi and MKM).  This is also where consignments of medical or other aid are collected, processed and packed into containers to be sent abroad. Our offices are open from Monday to Friday, 9 – 3pm Our warehouse is open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 9 – 3pm...

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Shoe Boxes
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Every year we send hundreds of “Shoe Boxes” abroad as presents for some of the poorest children in the world.  If you have any small items that you think would make a great present to a child in the developing world,  pack them in a shoe boxes.  If you want to wrap it up, even better!   It would help us to put a label...

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Youth
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Are you interested in “changing the world one life at a time”?  There are lots of ways you can help Jacob’s Well. Hold a FUNdraiser: Would you like to hold a fundraising event in your local school, youth group, church or community and raise awareness of the work Jacob’s Well does?  Then make sure it’s a FUN-draiser You can do anything from a sponsored...

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Charity Plus shops
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Jacob’s Well  has run a Christian bookshop and charity shop in Beverley for over 30 years.  From 31st January 2015 we also have a shop in Bridlington and a franchise shop in Withernsea. More than a normal Christian book shop, a charity shop or coffee bar, our Charity-Plus Shops combine elements from all three, creating a community hub where people can come together from many different...

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