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Malawi fundraiser by Mothers’ Union

POSTERS: Ben Haworth, Peter Cope, Vincent Bevan, Keira Maddox, Frankie Cullen, Jessie OConnell, Gabriel Kay, Nathan Evans and Brianna Elvin from St Thomas CE School help raise awareness about Saturdays event

POSTERS: Ben Haworth, Peter Cope, Vincent Bevan, Keira Maddox, Frankie Cullen, Jessie OConnell, Gabriel Kay, Nathan Evans and Brianna Elvin from St Thomas CE School help raise awareness about Saturdays event

THERE will be activities galore at the Sea Terminal in Douglas tomorrow (Saturday) as the Mothers’ Union hosts an event called Ten Pence on a Tea Bag at the Terminal from Ten until Four.

The island’s branch of the MU was last year set the challenge of raising £14,000 to boost literacy and financial education projects in Malawi by Easter 2013.

Having already raised £10,000, they’ve only £4,000 to go to hit their target – and now the Manx public is being urged to pay a visit to the Sea Terminal where organisers are bidding to make a line of tea bags with 10p pieces on them all around the space.

Visitors will be also be able to have fun decorating a box to help build a house, race against the clock while hanging numbers on a washing line, build jigsaws of Malawi and Africa, write a message on Facebook or on a graffiti wall, be part of a drumming orchestra, have a go at some quizzes, taste some flavours of Malawi, watch a DVD about fair-trade tea-picking in Malawi and learn more about MU here in the island and across the world.

The event, as suggestd by its name, will take place between 10am and 4pm at the check-in area of the Sea Terminal.

 

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