Midlands Royal Enfield - Our Good Causes - Mary's Meals
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Steve Smith says:
A really cool chap named Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow spotted that the reason more kids in very poor
countries didn’t get educated at school was because they were hungry. So... Instead of just organising food for
them he put the food.....IN SCHOOLS!! Thus, they arrived at school, got fed and stayed to get educated! What a
brainwave, and for a tenner a year this gets a child fed and schooled. THAT is what I call great
value. Below is how they describe what they do and links to their websites etc. We hope soon to have some dvd
copies of the beautiful film ‘Child 31’ which says it all........these are free when you visit
Mary’s Meals sets up school feeding projects in some
of the world’s poorest communities, where poverty and hunger prevent children from gaining an
By providing a daily meal in a place of education,
hungry children are drawn into a classroom where they can get an education that can set them free from
The average cost for Mary’s Meals to feed a child for
a whole school year is just £10.70, and the charity is currently providing daily meals to over three quarters of a
million children in 16 countries.
Mary’s Meals work extremely hard to ensure that at
least 93p of every £1 that is donated goes directly towards its charitable work.
Child 31 is a powerful film about Mary’s Meals which
focuses on the difference just one meal every school day can make to children living in poverty.
The documentary tells their story through the eyes of
children, including those who receive Mary’s Meals and children who are involved in fundraising on their
For more on the story of Mary’s Meals and Child 31,
please visit www.marysmeals.org.uk
To see Celine Dion's emotional
message about Child 31 on YouTube, please visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Cv-7_nNrqY
Get your own copy of CHILD 31 and feed a child for a whole school year: www.child31film.com