Martin’s wish for his ashes to scattered in Ethiopia endorses his support for Send a Cow’s life-changing work with poor rural families in 7 African countries. Our support over 3 years will enable at least 332 farmers a year and their families (1994 people) to grow their own food, produce surplus to share and sell and educate their children. Working with Government schools, Send a Cow's sustainable agriculture, improved animal management and gender training will be integrated into the curricula, benefiting the wider community.
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This report has been prepared to give the trustees and supporters of the Martin Lawrence Memorial Trust an update and insight on the project in Wolayita they so generously support. Click here. Read More...
The funds raised by the Martin Lawrence Memorial Trust last year are already changing lives. As a result of the Send a Cow training children are eating more than one meal a day and enjoying a more balanced diet rich in vitamins and minerals. There are now families within the groups who are using the earnings from their harvest to send their children to school, and, for those children that may have skipped school as they were too weak to walk the long distances or went to school hungry they are n... Read More...
Send A Cow has received an award in best practice from the President of Ethiopia, Dr Mulatu Teshome. Send A Cow placed third in this year’s highly competitive Good Practice Awards in Ethiopia and were the only international NGO to receive an award. Organised by the Consortium of Christian Relief and Development Association (CCRDA), the award seeks to promote and recognise good practices of NGOs (Non-Governmental Organisation) and CSOs (Civil Society Organisations) across the country. Read More...
THE MARTIN LAWRENCE MEMORIAL TRUST
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