Latest News

Zambia Update

'Two of our trustees are travelling to Zambia this month to assess the situation there. A national drought disaster has been declared because of El Nino and climate change. This south African country has had a prolonged dry spell instead of the usual expected rains,...

read more

Madagascar Update

The good news is a supporter of the Sunrise Centre from Switzerland, Martin Sedlmeyer, has been in Nosy Be. Martin has always made commitments to support the project financially ONLY WHEN it was possibile to create a facility that was not rented. With a donation from...

read more


Collecting, processing and sending aid overseas costs a lot of money and last year we spent £96,191.96 on shipping alone. We are given a lot of high value medical aid and colostomy as well as tractors to send abroad. The money and other goods donated (those that are not suitable for sending abroad) help us to pay for sending aid abroad and running the charity.

The total value of the donations (goods and money) we received in 2023 was £4,587,309.64. Of this:


Went abroad as aid


Transportation & Shipping


Operating costs (warehouse, staff, admin)

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 and building supplies
  • Emergency disaster relief
  • Small business start-up schemes
  • Sponsoring children in the developing world
  • Volunteers willing to go abroad and make a difference

Donate Now

Click the button

Donate Now to Jacob's well appeal


Here at Jacob’s Well Appeal we would welcome any donation however big or small. There are many ways to donate to us from giving your time to organising events however if you would like to make a monetary donation please follow the instructions below or click on the big red button at the top of the page

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;  Jacobs Well Appeal
Account number; 67235135
Sort Code; 08-92-99
You can donate using Jacob’s Well Appeal.
If you pay income tax in the UK, you can gift aid your donation.  The government adds 25% onto your gift , claimed from the income tax that you have paid.  So a donation of £100 becomes £125.  
If you would like your donation to be gift aided, please download the Gift Aid Form and email it to

Jacob’s Well Appeal is registered as a charitable incorporation, no 1192373.

Dr. Margaret’s Blog

July 2024

read more

May 2024

With God, nothing is impossible. Luke 1:37 Alistair and I have recently returned from Zambia. Unfortunately the last rains were so poor that the country has had 50% of its crop fail, particularly the maize, which is their staple food.  We were visiting projects around...

read more

March 2024

Give thanks in all circumstances 1Thessalonians 5:18 It's hard to give thanks when you feel things are going so wrong - the world certainly is in a desperate state at the moment. We aren't called to give thanks for everything, but in everything because Jesus is always...

read more

‘Do you have any time to spare to make a difference?’

JWA has lots of opportunities for you to volunteer with us. We need help in the warehouse sorting clothes, CDs and DVDs, books and medical aid; we have electricians testing equipment. We need help in the office and in the shops as well as volunteers to go abroad and help in the schools and hospitals that we support.

Whatever your skills we are confident we can find a place for you in our charity. Please get in touch via the form on this page.