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

A gift in your Will to Practical Action is a promise of a world that works better for everyone. It is a promise that together we will help people find solutions to the world’s toughest problems, so people in poverty can thrive, not just survive.

We understand that when you leave a gift to us you are making a special commitment. Here is our promise to you:

  • Your loved ones come first – we respect and understand that.

  • We are always here to answer any questions you may have honestly and quickly.

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

  • Every single gift will change lives – we will use your gift wisely and effectively.

  • We are discreet and your privacy is important to us – any information you share with us will be treated in confidence.

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