New funds for Chauncy Maples

Marine lawyers Holman Fenwick Willan have donated more than £60,000 in cash and £40,000 worth of legal services to the Chauncy Maples fund which aims to rebuild a river steamer in  as a floating clinic. Malawi's Ministry of Finance has also confirmed that the project will be exempt from import duty and fuel duty, which will save about £500,000 and speed up the renovation. Belinda Coote has meanwhile been appointed executive director for ... [+]

Hospital ship work wins award

London-based insurance company Thomas Miller has won the Insurance Day Corporate Social Responsibility Award for its sponsorship of the Chauncy Maples Malawi Trust (see FBJ 2, page 4). The UK charity is renovating a 19th century ship as a clinic to provide medical services to the lakeside people of Malawi. ... [+]

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