At the end of 2017 we toilet twinned our magnificent castle thunder box toilets with some in Malawi, providing decent toilet facilities for the first time for a remote rural community. In all we’ve got 22 loos and we aim to have twinned them all by the end of 2019 – sooner if you’d like to sponsor one for £60.
But while we work towards that we’re not sitting idly on our backsides! Because bottoms are a big part of what we do we’re putting our best bums forward for the developing world. We’ve embraced a new brand of toilet paper – appropriately called Who Gives a Crap So, if you do give a crap, here’s why we’re doing it:
It may not be quite as silky soft as the brand you use at home (although we think it comes pretty close) but it has been 100% tested on human bottoms and for the few days you’re here you can feel good knowing you’ve made a massive difference to a community’s life and health without any significant inconvenience whilst you were visiting the conveniences.
There are even suggestions of how to re-use the colourful wrapper each roll comes in – bathroom bunting, a bookmark for your favourite loo-time read, and emergency pocket hankie or some lightweight writing paper for an old fashioned letter.
So together, let’s flush poverty down the loo