We have teamed up with Miller Homes to provide support for global development charity Habitat for Humanity GB’s home-building and sanitation initiatives in Malawi.
A team of 14 corporate partners will join three of Miller Homes’ directors in Salima, Malawi this month, to help fulfil the housebuilder’s ongoing pledge to build more “Habitat Homes” and raise support for Habitat for Humanity’s water, sanitation and hygiene (WaSH) programme.
Adrian Quince, Leading Hand at our Kings Dyke brickworks, will take part in the building of three new homes for orphans and vulnerable children. The group will also aim to raise £30,000 for the construction of a new bridge in the Chikwawa District, which will enable the creation of vital sanitation facilities for Mazongoza Primary School whilst providing long-term benefits for the whole village.
Adrian said: “It’s an honour to be part of Miller Homes’ team of partners as we offer our contribution to Habitat for Humanity’s hugely important work in Malawi. Having started out as a bricklaying apprentice at Kings Dyke 37 years ago, I am now a Leading Hand, experience which will I hope prove useful on our home-building trip. I’m looking forward to seeing the results of our work in Salima’s community.”
Garry McDonald, Procurement and Sustainability Director at Miller Homes, commented: “The long-term relationships we have established with our key stakeholders and corporate partners is incredibly important to us and this trip will further cement those relationships as we work together to make a real difference to some of those who need it most.”
Our Chief Executive Stephen Harrison said: “Adrian’s decades of experience as bricklayer and Leading Hand at our Kings Dyke works made him the ideal choice to represent Forterra on this month’s trip to Malawi. It is a privilege to partner with Miller Homes in support of their continuing work and fundraising efforts for Habitat for Humanity. I would like to wish Adrian and the rest of the team a productive and successful trip to Malawi.”
If you would like to donate to the Miller Malawi Partnership, please visit https://giving.habitatforhumanity.org.uk/cf/Miller-Malawi-Partnership.
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