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Happy New Year from all of us at MAD-Aid!

2016 has been a challenging year globally, and for us too. Despite the challenges, we’ve carried on Making a Difference to the people in Moldova that we support. Here are some of the things we achieved in 2016 We sent three trucks full of Aid and delivered their contents to the local hospital in Riscani,…

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Update for MAD-Aid program – Phoenix Centre

Has been a long time since we came with any updates – How are we doing? How are the children at Phoenix doing?   Well, MAD-Aid has been very busy alongside its partners for last year:   Recycling and delivering wheelchairs Running Phoenix Centre that provided so much needed services for disabled children Becoming a…

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Happy New Year

What A year has been for MAD-Aid and for each of us involved in it! As Nelson Mandala says, “What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead”. What…

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From Young to Old

Children with disabilities are at the heart of our charity, but if we can we do not say NO to anyone. Wheelchairs from Southampton Hospice help Moldovan veterans. When we visited Moldova after our last delivery we had a group with World War II veterans approach us with tears in their eyes, looking for help…

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Belated Happy Anniversary to our trustee

MAD-Aid would like to say a Very Happy Golden anniversary to our trustee John Barnes and his lovely wife Ann. Ann and John had 2 lovely Golden Wedding parties and raised about £ 300.00 towards MAD-Aid’s next shipment. Thanks, John and Ann, and our good wishes for many happy years ahead. We’re ready to send…

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My personal view and feelings after the trip…

MAD-Aid was officially launched on 1st of September 2012. We had a vision and we had some clear goals: to collect discarded medical equipment, to get charity status, to raise funds for our first delivery. And suddenly in March 2013 all this became a reality. We became a registered charity, and we took our first…

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First shipment update

We’ve just heard from Victoria that all the deliveries are now done. Victoria and John will visit the hospital in Chisinau tomorrow, Thursday, to check that the equipment is on the wards. Deliveries were carried out in a hired transit van beautifully decorated with our sponsors’ signs and our own. New bedside cabinet on a…

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First Shipment on its way

On Monday, March 4th, 2013, just five months after our launch, our first lorry filled with beds and medical equipment left the Isle of Wight for Moldova. The lorry and our volunteers arrived on site at A E Brown Farms in Merstone at 8 a.m. There was a bitterly cold wind, and the sun remained…

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MAD-Aid first steps

Welcome to our new blog. We expect that it will be the first place to look for news of our progress. Since we launched on 1 September 2012, we have received both practical help and funds from generous donors including A E Brown (Farms) Ltd. We are also grateful to Victor of Web Creative Solutions…

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