People who have lost everything in the catastrophic Australian bushfires will be among those to benefit from a grant of AUS$150,000 (£79,000) from The Masonic Grand Charity to the Disaster Relief Funds set up by Freemasons in Australia. The grant from the English and Welsh Freemasons’ charity will see AUS$50,000 given to the Australian Freemasons’ Disaster Relief Funds in each of the three states most affected by the blaze: New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia. The unprecedented fires have […]
Thousands of people at risk of starvation in Southern Africa will be receiving emergency food packs and urgent humanitarian assistance, thanks to a grant of £50,000 from the Masonic Charitable Foundation to Plan International UK. An estimated 45 million people across Southern Africa are likely to be affected by record high temperatures and low rainfall, which has led to the worst drought for 35 years. The world-famous Victoria Falls has become a trickle and Lake Kariba, a critical water source
The Masonic Charitable Foundation has issued the following press release: Thousands of people across Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe whose lives have been devastated by Cyclone Idai will be given access to clean water, as well as tarpaulins, plastic sheets and other emergency supplies, thanks to a grant from the Masonic Charitable Foundation, the Freemasons’ charity. The money is being donated to Plan International UK which is working to help survivors, including young women and children, who are at particular risk.