Fundraising ideas

Fancy dress

Wear something blue

Donate £1 to dress down, dress up in something blue or wear a water-themed costume. Try a pirate or a mermaid!


Cake sale

Give your cakes a WaterAid twist with blue icing or blueberry fillings! Or for a cake sale with a difference, cook up some African treats.

Simple recipes (PDF, 128 KB) >

Water bottles

Bottle it

Download our templates and help your class design their own labels to personalise water bottles for collecting loose change.

Bottle label templates (46.3 KB) >

Question marks

Water quiz

Download our fun quiz and ask everyone to donate £1 to take part.

Water quiz (PDF) >
Bicycle wheel

Hold a water cycle

Hold a sponsored cycle or scoot to help other kids gain access to clean water and safe toilets for the first time.


Sponsored water walk

Organise a sponsored walk and experience what it’s like to walk for water every day. 

Pupil Pipeline

Pupil Pipeline

This fantastic, fun and educational activity will inspire your pupils to get clean water to children who need it most.

Can your pupils form as long a line as possible and transport buckets, jars, cups or even wellies filled with water along the line without dripping a drop?

Take the challenge >


Send in your donations

Please send your cheques (made payable to 'WaterAid') to 47-49 Durham Street, London, SE11 5JD along with a paying-in form.

There are two forms available, depending on whether you've taken part in the Pupil Pipeline challenge, or are paying in for other fundraising.

Contact our team on +44 (0)20 7793 4594 or email [email protected]