The Dust Project

Breathing life into bricks

The Dust Project helps the forgotten children of the world. Through funding construction and education projects the charity is transforming communities and giving hope to children and young people worldwide.

Our unique model of twinning sponsored children with buildings ensures sustainability into the future.

Building homes, community centres
and wells out of dust

Provide vulnerable people with the materials they need to improve their own lives

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61% funded

Our main current project is Irupalai Community Centre

A place which will provide vocational training, health care and schooling in Sri Lanka.

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Sponsor a Child

Help make a difference at the beginning of a child's journey, and they will reap the benefits for the rest of their life.

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You have never really lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
John Bunyan
The Dust Project

You send £10. I receive £10.

100% of the donation received goes to the children and communities that need it. We do not use any of your money on administration costs, instead the trustees cover all of The Dust Project's overheads through their private business profits. Online giving to building projects through Virgin Giving incurs a small transaction fee by them but 100% of the money we receive goes directly to the project.

"The school provides us with food when we don't have enough to eat.  If we are sick the school pays for us to see a doctor. Thanks to my sponsor I am hopeful about my future."

Dhanushika, 16, Sri Lanka