Our Vision

To inspire and enable a wave of “starfish throwers”, people who volunteer their skills, to make an impact on physical and spiritual poverty - one person, one family, one group of people, or even one plastic bottle at a time.

About Us

The global share of people experiencing extreme poverty – those living on less than $2.15 a day (2017 purchasing power parity) – decreased consistently between 1990 and 2019. This downward trend changed in 2020. The Covid-19 pandemic, inflation, recession, conflict and climate change are estimated to have slowed and, in some cases, reversed the course towards poverty eradication, putting the goal to end extreme poverty by 2030 out of reach. Estimates for 2022 indicate that poverty rates have likely returned to 2019 levels, with about 682 million people (8.5% of the world population) living in extreme poverty.[Development Initiatives, February 2023]

There is so much to do. Access to good schools, health care, electricity, safe water, and other critical services remains elusive for many people. We recognise that one person cannot change the world but they can change the world for one person, so we are seeking to inspire and enable a wave of volunteers to use their skills to make an impact on physical and spiritual poverty – one person at a time!  We call these people “starfish throwers”, Could you be one of them?

Throw A Starfish

This is your chance to use your gifts to change the world for one person (or more!).

Make A Donation

Please help with the costs of running the charity, or maybe sponsor someone to “Throw A Starfish”

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First Manager at Makutano

Our partner BOHI BCG have appointed Martin Ngumba Kabaciah to manage the plastic recycling facility at Makutano.   Martin earned…
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