‘Astonishing’ £10,000 raised for Team Malawi

Local fund-raising efforts have brought in an “astonishing” £10,000 for the Team Malawi Volunteer Project – in six months.

Seven volunteers started fund-raising in June ahead of a trip to Malawi at the end of May when the team will help in schools, orphanages and hospitals.

As part of the efforts to support the project the dance group Inferno held a sponsored non-stop four hour danceathon.

Team Malawi co-ordinator Mark Wylie said that had raised an “amazing £1,200 for the project”.

He added: “As well as this a Christmas disco raised a similar amount and Team Malawi volunteers would like to thank everyone who sponsored the young dancers as well as Inferno themselves and the fantastic staff of Baroc who worked for nothing at the disco.”

The seven local volunteers who will travel to Africa this year are Tracy Webb, Nicola Duthie, Mr Wylie, Jenny Teale, John Thomson, Jenny Wylie and Magnus Johnston.


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  • Brian Smith

    • January 5th, 2014 17:58

    Brilliant work.

  • Mitchell Payne

    • January 6th, 2014 16:13

    The fund-raising efforts by this group of volunteers is something to be admired.

    Our team in Malawi are looking forward to meeting and working alongside ‘Team Malawi Volunteering Project 2014’ and we are excited about the things we can achieve together!

    Zikomo Mark and the rest of the team!


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