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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Marielle – a success story from AAF!

Marielle used to work as a domestic worker for a family in Antananarivo but ran into problems with the family.  She was placed at the AAF centre in 2017. She is a very well- behaved and hard working girl and wanted to take a cookery course.  She took up a place at La Restauration catering school in Antananarivo and…

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Star fundraiser Dylan!

We would like to thank the fantastic fundraising achievements of 11-year-old Dylan. He was inspired by watching David Attenborough’s Perfect Planet and wanted to do some fundraising for environmental conservation work.  He researched different charities and chose to fundraise for our tree planting programme in Madagascar. During the half-term holiday in February, he ran 5km every day and asked…

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Madagascar Famine Appeal Sep 2021

Money for Madagascar is a UK based charity, who have been working in Madagascar for 35 years.  We work with reputable Malagasy NGO partners, with whom we have strong relationships. There is now a famine in the South of Madagascar. here is a link to an impassioned plea from the World Food Program on CNN this week https://t.co/zd9st5UAnq?amp=1 MfM…

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Mitsinjo Update May 2021

The programme to train local families in different techniques of rice and maize cultivation, planting fruit trees and composting has been successful.   The families who took part received seeds, saplings and tools so they were able to put their training into practice and they chose the type of saplings they wanted for their own land.  Unfortunately, the drought has…

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Topaza Project

We have had a very positive report from our Topaza project.  Despite the pandemic, there has been a lot of progress. In September, we reported that the construction of the farm buildings was underway.  Since then two cows were purchased and a calf was born.  The amount of milk from the cows averages 35 litres per week and is…

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A new project – Mahatsara School

We are very excited to start a new project, working with a school in near the Andasibe National Park.  The school has 96 pupils and work is already well underway to create a kitchen garden to provide produce for the school canteen. After starting at the end of November, the garden was planted with a range of vegetables including…

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