What We Do

Our Projects

Porridge and Pens has five projects that help over 200 of the poorest children in Kumasi, Ghana.

Our first project, Brightlingsea Academy, was established in 2016.
2018 saw the introduction of a further four projects.

Please click on the photos to find our more about each of them.

Brightlingsea Academy

Girl Power

Fruit Drop

Hungry Babies

Under the Net

How it all began

Learn about how Porridge and Pens began and or inspiration

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Join Our charity founder, Jemma, tonight at 8pm on zoom for a charity update talk which will give you an introduction as to why Jemma started Porridge and Pens, how 2020 was for our projects and our plans for the future. ... See MoreSee Less

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The Big Give Christmas Challenge is now open. Any donations made following the link below (or in our bio on instagram) will be doubled! We have a match pot of £2000. Help us to reach our goal and raise vital funds for our projects.


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Tomorrow is #GivingTuesday which means we will be launching our Big Give Christmas Campaign. Any donations you make from 1st to 8th December through the following link will be DOUBLED.
Double the donation, double the impact!
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