Saturday, 4 October 2014


A successful AGM was held on the 30th September. We are pleased to announce that the Water Projects of The Brynmawr Rotary Club  - Lifestraw continues to be most successful and continues to alleviate water problems in many places in the developing world. We thank all our supporters this year who once more have donated so generously and enthusiastically promoted the need for Lifestraw.

Wednesday, 7 May 2014

Ambassador for the South West

We are pleased to announce that we have a new ambassador for the South West region of the UK - Gareth Thorpe.
Gareth is based in Paignton and is available for talks, demonstrations and promotional work for the charity. To contact Gareth please e mail him

Monday, 14 April 2014

Community Model

There were numerous enquiries at the RIBI Conference in Birmingham for the Community Model  it was so successful that it was mistaken at times for a public water dispenser for the centre.
If you missed coming to the House of Friendship or failed to attend the conference and would like to know more about his model please e mail us at

Tuesday, 27 November 2012

Isca Bear is now available for purchasing for Christmas. Each bear that we sell will give us a donation towards purchasing a Lifestraw for a child who is deprived of clean drinking water. For further details please contact us on

Sunday, 25 November 2012

Lifestraw will be attending the Winterfest at Abertillery town centre on the 4th December with Isca Bear and their popular "Lucky Dip" prize every time. We hope you can support us there and we look forward to the event.

Sunday, 22 April 2012

Thank you Kingswood Rotary Club for hosting LifeStraw today. Excellent Fellowship and loads of fun and laughter. Brilliant Gazebo David! Thank you.
Oliver the "salesman" raising funds for LifeStraw. Thanks from The LifeStraw Team
Gareth the "anchor man" holding down the gazebo for Lifestraw and Kingswood Rotary Club at College Green Bristol. Thanks for your help Gareth, you are a "STAR" regards The LifeStraw team.
Oliver 7, drinking dirty water safely through a LifeStraw at College Green Bristol on Sunday 22nd April. Thanks Oliver for your help from the LifeStraw Team

Friday, 20 April 2012

Lifestraw is visiting Bristol on Sunday 22nd April for the Rotary Family Day 10am - 3pm We hope to see you there.
Mike Dingley Jones fron The Rotary Club of Carmarthen and our first International Ambassador is now visiting Mombassa and attending their convention. We wish him every success in his venture and look forward for his report when he returns. I am sure that he will be prepared to come and talk to any Rotary Club in the future about his visit and his Lifestraw presentation in Mombassa. Please contact for available dates.


Thank you for all those who visited our stand at the House of Friendship. We were pleased with the interest shown. If any of you would like to become one of our Ambassadors in your Rotary District please contact us. Thank you for those who have already helped us and now we are pleased to say that we have new ambassadors in Districts 1150, 1050,1240.

Tuesday, 20 December 2011

ISCA Bear now for sale. They come in small, medium and large sizes and cost £4, £6 and £8 respectively. enquiries to

Monday, 19 December 2011

Isca Bear arrives at Abertillery

Isca Bear has arrived at theRotary Club of Abertillery and Blaina.
They have adopted him and named him Abba Isca.
He is looking forward to many visits to other clubs and is being cared for by The President Steve Harford and mainly by Sharon.

Saturday, 29 October 2011

1060 Conference

Isca meets another new friend ENZO the friend of children from the Burn's unit in Birmingham.
Both appreciated the support that the Rotarians in district 1060 had given them at the House of Friendship.