Category: Trustee updates

11 year old girls raise over £500 for FOMOE from selling doughnuts

Eleanor Horn and chums in their final year at  Woodford Green Prep School were set a business challenge and embraced it with gusto, raising an impressive sum for our charity.

215 miles in 3 days and £1,500 raised for FOMOE

Many thanks to Andrew Fricker and Colin Chamberlain,  firm friends of our small charity, who managed to cycle from London to Paris in 3 days at the end of July this year. Through a combination and corporate and personal sponsorship (including using BTMy Donate) they raised a fantastic £1,500 between them. Details of the ride:…
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Sponsored Climb up Mount Mulanje – Children and Headmaster from MOET School and British friends

20 of us are climbing the 3003m Sapitwa peak, Mount Mulanje in Malawi. Our team leader is Carl Bruessow (Mulanje Mountain expert!), 10 children from MOET school and Patterson their director and 8 Brits. Most of these children have never been to their nearest town Mangochi never mind climb the highest mountain in Malawi.

10 year old Molly raises over £1,000 for FOMOE

Congratulations to 10 year old Molly Drew who rode the Gent-Wevelgem cyclo sportive on 24th March 2012. 80km over Belgian cobbles and the famed Kemmelberg hill (average 10{73b4ef428908c4b299e6eb53a324bcb36b885dbbcbdcdf07470a14738ec65bc6} gradient). Molly has impressively raised over £1,000 for FOMOE through setting up a fundraising page on Virgin Money Giving (we are also set up with BT’s MyDonate).…
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A Return to Malawi

It was all my grandson’s fault. His boat was in dry dock and he had earned quite a bit  by was of tips from his generous guests, so he suggested he and I might take a look at the AIDS orphans’ charity that I am involved with in Malawi.

Lake of Stars Festival visit to MOET makes a splash back home

Since their return from the Lake of Stars Festival in October, we are pleased to see that the visit to MOET left an indelible mark on various members of the press and PR team.  Many good intentions have translated into positive action for which we are most grateful. To see one such example please take a look at…
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FOMOE gets UK registered charity status

I am delighted to announce that as of 14th September FOMOE is a registered UK charity – number 1137984.  Thank you everyone for helping us achieve this fantastic goal.  Registration will give assurance to our donors and expand our ability to raise money for some of the most under-priveleged and needy kids in Malawi. Robin…
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FOMOE applies for Registered Charity Status in the UK

Robin We are pleased to report that our application for UK registered charity status for FOMOE is with the Charity Commission and we are awaiting their approval.