North East Fife congregations help flush away poverty
The congregations of Cupar St John's and Dairsie United Parish Church have embarked on a twinning project with a difference ...
They’ve been twinning the toilets in their buildings new ones for the world’s poorest people in countries in Africa and Asia.
A recent garden party, attended by around 45 people, and various other fundraising activities, raised £950, which has been donated to the charity Toilet Twinning.
For every £60 donated to twin a toilet, the charity is able to help those in desperate poverty have access to a proper latrine, clean water and the information they need to be healthy.
The twinned smallest room then becomes the proud owner of a certificate, complete with a colour photo of its twin, and GPS coordinates so its location can be found on Google Maps.
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So far, the two churches have provided 13 twinned toilets in other parts of the world, helping to flush away poverty.
Every toilet in their two buildings now has a twinning certificate attached to the wall.
To find out more about Toilet Twinning, visit the Toilet Twinning website