Help SwimTayka celebrate a great year in style

How do you like the sound of dressing up for a slap-up dinner and helping SwimTayka celebrate a fantastic, full year of programmes, where we’ve taught hundreds of children to swim and potentially saved countless lives?

Then put Saturday, November 26 in your diary, and come along to the RNLI College in Poole, to join up to 100 people, all celebrating the success of our charity which literally saves children’s lives.

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Chairmans Report 2021

Chairman report

More growth, pandemic and UN Resolution

A lot of work has gone into the SwimTayka Strategy as we have a strategy that aligns with the World Health Organizations key points on Drowning Prevention, giving us a good foundation for the next five to ten years. I feel confident that we can follow and campaign this strategy worldwide.

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Swimming lessons in Peru – we’re back up and running!

After such a long time put on hold, due to the pandemic, our swim programmes are once again running and the first to start is in Peru.

Here, we have teamed up with Otra Cosa Network, an NGO set up 15 years ago, whose initial purpose was to help Peruvian children living in Huanchaco learn to speak English.

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Flying the flag for swimming and drowning prevention

To his grandchildren, he’s Grandad Bryan who takes them swimming. To SwimTayka, he’s the
founder and driving force behind our charity, which has one core value: no child should be denied
access to drowning prevention and swimming lessons because of their economic status.

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Meet Team SwimTayka

Learn all about some of the incredible people working behind the scenes for our charity.

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Meet Indira and Pandit: from non-swimmers to project champions

If there is one thing the swimming programmes we work with at SwimTayka have in common, it’s this: what they do goes far beyond just teaching children to swim.

All the programmes aim to give back to the communities in which they are based, and that invariably includes providing employment opportunities to local people.

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Meet 5 Young Innovators Healing the Oceans and Providing Clean Water

Plastic and pollution are wreaking havoc on our oceans, our environment, and our health. Every year:

Couple these daunting stats with the fact that microplastics were found in every sample of seafood purchased from one food market, and the reality becomes clear: something must be done.  

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Want to help drowning prevention in Mozambique? Here’s how

Regular readers of our blog will know at SwimTayka our work is all based on partnerships with local projects around the globe, which are already working hard to support their communities.

One project we have teamed up with is Love the Oceans, in Mozambique, which is setting up a Locally Managed Marine Area (LMMA) along the coastline of Jangamo.

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How SwimTayka addresses clean water and food

Every year, 150 countries celebrate World Food Day, making it one of the most celebrated days on the UN calendar.  World Food Day was established in 1945 to commemorate the formation of the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO). 

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Partnering with a swim project in Jamaica

At SwimTakya, we’re delighted to have formed a new partnership with another organisation which puts teaching swimming right at its heart.

The charity is called Likkle Swimmers, and it runs a swimming teaching programme for local children at Treasure Beach, in Jamaica.

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