Expansion of Famine Relief Project

We are delighted to announce that we have expanded our feeding programme in schools the area hit by the famine in Madagascar. With our partners ATL and Terres des Homes, we have started to work with three new schools in the area around the city of Betroka in the South of Madagascar.  We are especially pleased as in this…

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Cross Bay Walk 2022

We have managed to secure places on the guided walk across Morecambe Bay on Saturday 25th June 2022; it starts at 3:20pm to fit in with the tide. This is a really popular walk from Arnside to Grange over Sands.  The expert guides from the Guide over Sands Trust plot a safe route across the shifting sands of the…

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Adult Literacy Programme

As part of our Education for Life programme, we are also improving adult literacy.  Parents of some of the students were concerned that they were unable to help their children with their school work due to their own low level of literacy.  Some of them were also embarrassed that their children knew more than them. The course delivered links…

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Partnership with Mary’s Meals

We are delighted to let you know about our new partnership with Mary’s Meals.  Mary’s Meals is a fantastic charity which started with two brothers from Argyll who wanted to help victims of the war in Bosnia in 1983.  It has now grown and they work in 20 countries across the globe. Their vision is simple; every child deserves…

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Cyclones hit Madagascar

Money for Madagascar’s Emergency Response. In January Tropical Storm Ana displaced 72,000 people in Madagascar.  Floods in the capital and the East swept away roads, crops and buildings, destroying lives and livelihoods in its wake. Money for Madagascar responded immediately with a recovery fund of £10,000 to assist the most vulnerable people in the communities we serve.  This rapid…

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Successes in difficult times – a good news story

The last two years have brought previously unimaginable problems for the whole world but there have also been many positive stories from our projects in Madagascar.     Our friends at AAA recently sent us a report giving details of their success stories in 2021 and we would like to share some of them with you: All of the…

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Marathon Completed!

Our runner in the London Marathon pounded the streets of London last week, one of 40000 participants.  Maria had aimed for a time of 4 hours 15 minutes but she smashed that, crossing the finish line in 3 hours, 54 minutes and 40 seconds.  What an amazing achievement for her first marathon. Not only was it a personal challenge,…

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A shout out to some of our fundraisers….

Recently, we have learned about some people who have chosen us as the recipient for their fundraising challenges. Freya Marks has heard about the drought in southern Madagascar and our famine appeal. She has set herself the challenge of running every day in September. Keep track of her progress on her Justgiving page. https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/freya-marks3 ———– Mary Edwards is walking…

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Our Marathon Runner

My name is Maria Hall, I am 32 and an Urban and Regional Planning Consultant originally from Dublin, Ireland but now living in Donegal. In my spare time you can find me surfing, hiking or on the local basketball court (pre Covid). My partner of ten years, Gordon, is the son of one of the Trustees and I have…

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Urgent Request for help with School Enrolment Fees 

Please help save a child’s education for just a few pounds.  Many parents are struggling to scrape the money together to pay for the obligatory enrolment fees for the start of the school year on 1st September.  This year, schools are opening early to try to catch up lost time when schools were shut due to the pandemic.  Many parents normally save this…

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