Wednesday, 2 September 2009

Message From Matty Rose

Dear Fellow Subscripients,

I am posting to ask if you want to make a donation for a very worthwhile cause;
On the 12th September 2009 I am going on a visit to Malawi, a developing country in Sub-Saharan Africa. Malawi is a former British Colony that gained independence in 1964. Malawi is a stable multi-party democracy which faces many challenges.

Facts & Figures

Malawi has High Infant Mortality and High Maternal Mortality Rates and a Low Life Expectancy

Malawi Infant Mortality Rate: 92 Deaths per 1000 live births ~ UK Infant Mortality rate: 5 Deaths per 1000 live births

Malawi Maternal Mortality Rate: 1120 mothers die every 100,000 live births ~ UK Maternal Mortality Rate: 7 mothers die every 100,000 live births

Malawi Life Expectancy: 43.82 years ~ UK Life Expectancy: 79.01 years

During my time in Malawi I will be visiting local schools and hospitals and I wondered if any of you would be kind enough to make a pledge/donation to be used on gifts for the schools and hospitals.

How to Donate/Pledge:

Personally– give your donation in a sealed envelope to Matty Rose (Year 10 Calder High), Billy Painter (Calder VI) or to Isaac Rose (Greenhead College) by 10th September 2009.

Email – email your personal details and the amount you wish to pledge to and we'll collect!

Post – post a cheque with the amount you wish to pledge to 2 Hollock Lee, Cragg Road, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, HX7 5RT

Any donations at all would be warmly welcomed!

Thanks in Anticipation,
Matty Rose

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