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Your donation is helping children like Zalia from Tanzania to stay in school and have a better future.

"Staying in the MMF hostel is very good. I have enough time to study, and I can share ideas with my friends, we study together. We have a good place to sleep and we get enough food.  

I feel that I am very lucky. If I were to miss this chance, I can't even imagine how my life would be. Maybe a street child with no direction in life, and no future. School helps me understand many things, even understanding myself. This is the most important opportunity in my life."

Zalia, age 15
Lundamatwe Secondary School, Tanzania
 

MMF was set up in memory of Mike Matthews.  Mike’s life was lost when mountaineering during 1999. Aged just 22, he left such an impression on life as to fill to overflowing the Grosvenor Chapel, where his memorial service was held some months after his death descending Everest. 

Mike loved to see merit given its chance and would have encouraged what now is being achieved by MMF in his name.

MMF invests in education projects in around the world, where communities are passionate about education but lack the resources to improve learning facilities.  

All the Foundation’s overheads are paid separately by Mike’s family. We guarantee that 100% of your donation will be used directly in one of our projects. 

Charity No: 1079956

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