People power

Our Chairman celebrates all the contributions from past and current volunteers, and explains what opportunities there for future people who want to support Excellent. Read more

Investing in land for the future

As the threats of climate change become more and more tangible, our Chairman looks at what role sand dams and Excellent can play in combatting desertification and drought. Read more

Water to share

At Excellent Development, we are doing what we can to help wildlife populations recover and thrive. Our Chairman touches upon this subject in light of World Earth Day. Read more

Leaving no one behind

David Jordan reflects on 2019's World Water Day theme, 'Water for all', and how our sand dam projects work towards that goal, ensuring no one is left behind. Read more

Cheerleading for sand dams

Once our volunteers have travelled to some of the world’s most challenging places, lived and worked with local people and seen what a difference a sand dam can make, they are never the same. Read more

Dreams, statistics and restoring nature

Our Chairman looks back at 2018's highlights, and looks forward to plans in 2019, which include hopes of 're-wilding' northern Kenya's national parks. Read more

The lasting gift of giving: £107,813 raised in our Big Give Christmas Challenge 2018!

This spirit of generosity doesn’t just happen at Christmas... Read more

The pictures tell the story

David reflects on Excellent's work from 2017/18, as published in our annual report. Read more

Acts of kindness

David reviews another successful sand dam expedition, this time in September 2018 with Barclays Isle of Man volunteers who helped to raise £40,000 for a new sand dam in southeast Kenya. Read more

Getting back to basics

Excellent's Chairman, David Jordan, reports from this summer's sand dam expedition... Read more

Worrying weather

With World Day to Combat Desertification (June 17) in mind, Excellent Development's Chairman, David Jordan OBE, reflects on recent news surrounding shifting weather patterns, the impact, and what part sand dams can play in tackling desertification... Read more