Leaving a gift in your Will

Your generosity can ensure a better future for thousands of people working their way out of poverty.

Download our useful documents

Inspiring Action (PDF 463k)

A practical guide to making or changing your Will, from Practical Action

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Worksheet (PDF, 115k)

This useful worksheet allows you to work out assets etc in preparation for a solicitor’s appointment

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Pledge form (PDF, 52k)

You can complete this form, if you wish, to let us know that you have left a legacy to us

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Codicil form (PDF, 80k)

A simple legal document which allows you to make changes to your existing Will, such as adding a gift to Practical Action, without writing an entirely new Will

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How your money connects communities to a better way of life

£200 could pay for a mechanical latrine pump, keeping Bangladeshi sanitation workers safe from diseases.

£832 could give 13 Sudanese farmers drip irrigation kits to turn dry earth into farmland. Increasing their profits. Improving their livelihood.

£1,360 could give 100 schoolchildren access to a block of clean, safe, flushing toilets in the slums of Kenya.

£4,600 could build a 500m safe water supply to a remote village in the Bolivian Andes.

£7,500 could pay for the 500metres of cable needed to link an electric mini-grid to clinics, schools and businesses in rural Malawi.

£19,800 could buy a water pump powered by a mini-grid, that will water enough crops to feed an entire village in Zimbabwe.

Our promise to you


  • We will handle your Will gift with sensitivity and care.

  • Your loved ones come first – we respect that and won’t try to change this.

  • We’ll answer questions honestly and quickly.

  • Leaving a gift in your Will is a very personal decision. We will not pressure you.

  • We’ll use your special gift wisely and effectively.

  • Your privacy is important and we will keep your decision confidential.

You don’t need to tell us about your decision, we respect your privacy, but if you do, it will help us to plan for the future.

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