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SMP’s School Partnership Award winners announced

6 Dec 2019

Twelve schools came together this week for the School Partnership Awards to share their partnerships and inspire new ideas.

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Orbis Expeditions announces new trail challenge for 2020

29 Nov 2019

Endurance trail runner Susie Chan is looking for passionate runners to join her in The Orbis Trail Challenge in Malawi in October 2020. Following in Dame Kelly Holmes' footsteps, a team of 30 will join Susie on a seven day Sport with a Purpose expedition running the stunning rugged trails of Malawi.

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SMP announces new Corporate Partnership with Orbis Expeditions

14 Nov 2019

The SMP is thrilled to announce a new multi-year corporate partnership with travel operator Orbis Expeditions, which will see two per cent of all their gross Scotland-Malawi travel income donated to the Partnership.

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Weekly Scotland-Malawi Scotsman column draws to a close

12 Nov 2019

Susan Dalgety has returned home to Edinburgh from Malawi and has filed her final (for now) column. You'll find links to all Susan's Malawi columns here.

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Guest blogspot: Mercy Moyo Sibande of the Mamie Martin Fund

23 Oct 2019

Mercy Moyo Sibande is SMP member Mamie Martin Fund’s Malawi Manager. She currently manages the support of 138 girls across six schools in North Malawi. Here, in her own words, Mercy describes how she managed to overcome difficult circumstances in her early life to gain a degree and eventually a position with the Mamie Martin Fund helping other young women and girls get an education.

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Photo blog – Youth and Schools Officer Gemma Burnside's trip to Malawi

17 Oct 2019

Our Youth and Schools Officer Gemma Burnside is currently in Malawi working with colleagues in sister organisation MaSP to meet members across Malawi.

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Annual Report 2018-2019 now available

16 Oct 2019

The SMP Annual Report 2018-2019 is now available to download online or to order in print.

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SMP to hold first School Partnership Awards

10 Oct 2019

The SMP is pleased to announce the launch of our very first School Partnership Awards!

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