Recipients

  • Jungle Aid (2011-2016)

    Jungle Aid is a private charity that supports displaced people living in remote locations in Thailand and on the Thai- Burmese border. These people have extremely limited access to food, education and healthcare, having been forcibly removed from their homes and forced to flee from Burma into neighbouring Thailand. For these people, Jungle Aid is… Read More

  • Just a Drop (2006)

        The Rivers Foundation helped by building two wells in Ethiopia in support of Just a Drop, an international water aid charity, which was set up in 1998. Fiona Jeffery, the charity’s founder, learnt that just £1 can deliver clean water to a child for up to 10 years. Just a Drop was born of the premise… Read More

  • Kids’ Cookery School (2002 – 2008)

    The Rivers Foundation worked with Kids’ Cookery School in teaching school children the basics of cooking and nutrition.

  • London Music Masters (2012)

    The London Music Masters teach young children to play the violin in underprivileged areas of inner London.

  • London Philharmonic Orchestra’s Brightsparks Concerts (2014 – 2017)

      The LPO performing during the 2014 KS2 BrightSparks concert. London Philharmonic Orchestra’s BrightSparks concerts for schools sit at the heart of the LPO’s offering for young people in and around London. The performances provide the opportunity for over 16,000 pupils to hear a live orchestra in the Royal Festival Hall. Each of the orchestra’s concerts is… Read More

  • MASK Art Prize Kenya (2012-2016)

    The Mask Art Prize is an annual national creativity competition that aims to encourage art and offers prizes for young people across Africa. It is open to anyone up to the age of 25 in Africa and its diasporas. It hopes to promote and encourage creativity amongst young people and schools. Some of the best pieces… Read More

  • Mathari Children’s Fund (2006 –2015)

    Starting in 2006, the Rivers Foundation started supporting the Mathari Children’s Fund which was founded by Cathal Conaty on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya.  Located in one of the poorest parts of the Nairobi, residents of this slum live in extreme poverty. The Rivers Foundation began by supporting local children in education by donating to the… Read More

  • Multi-Story (2015)

    Multi-Story is a project that brings classical music to unexpected places, run by composer Kate Whitley and conductor Christopher Stark. It began in 2011 with a performance of Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring for 100 musicians in a Car Park in Peckham Rye, London. The Multi-Story Orchestra plays in the Car Park every summer as… Read More

  • Operation Smile (2010 – 2016)

    Operation Smile undertakes essential operations across Thailand and Laos to correct children’s cleft lips and palates, thereby making a huge difference to both their lives and those of their families.

  • Prospex (2008)

    The Rivers’ Foundation worked with Prospex to equip a social club for young adults in London.

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