The Masonic Charitable Foundation has made a grant of £100,000 to children’s charity Plan International UK to support its East Africa food crisis appeal.The grant will help Plan International distribute food packages, water purification and hygiene kits. The charity will also provide school meals to ensure children can resume their education, as well as ensuring vulnerable children are protected from violence and abuse.Commenting on the severity of the food crisis in South Sudan, Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia, David Innes, Chief Executive of the foundation, said:“The Masonic Charitable Foundation is proud to be one of the first organisations to support this urgent appeal by providing a £100,000 grant to Plan International UK on behalf of Freemasons across England and Wales.”Plan International UK is a member of the Disasters Emergency Committee, which last week launched an East Africa Crisis appeal. The DEC is made up of 13 leading aid agencies who together are responding to the food crisis in the region.About the Masonic Charitable FoundationThe Masonic Charitable Foundation is funded entirely by Freemasons and their families. Each year it awards millions of pounds to local and national charities that help vulnerable people, advance medical research and provide opportunities for young people.It also helps to fund vital services such as hospices and air ambulances and regularly contributes to worldwide appeals for disaster relief.In addition, it supports Masonic families with a financial, health or family need. Freemasons donate £100k to Plan International UK for East Africa appeal Tagged with: DEC Emergency Fundraising Funding Howard Lake | 23 March 2017 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis12 232 total views, 2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis12 231 total views, 1 views today Advertisement About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.
News UpdatesProvide Periodical Training To Authorities Appointed Under PC-PNDT Act: Karnataka HC Directs State [Read Order] Mustafa Plumber22 Sep 2020 1:51 AMShare This – xThe Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to conduct periodical training programmes for members of the Appropriate authority constituted under the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostics Techniques Act, to carry out the functions as required under various provisions of the Act. A division bench of Chief Justice Abhay Oka and Justice Ashok S Kinagi while disposing off…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to conduct periodical training programmes for members of the Appropriate authority constituted under the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostics Techniques Act, to carry out the functions as required under various provisions of the Act. A division bench of Chief Justice Abhay Oka and Justice Ashok S Kinagi while disposing off a petition filed by Dr Sarvabhoum S Bagali also directed the state government to issue directions to the Appropriate Authority to to comply with the requirements of sub-section (2) of Section 23 of the said Act of 1994. Section 23, pertains to offences and penalties to be imposed on any medical geneticist, gynaecologist, registered medical practitioner or any person who owns a Genetic Counselling Centre, a Genetic Laboratory or a Genetic Clinic or is employed in such a Centre, Laboratory or Clinic and renders his professional or technical services to or at such a Centre, Laboratory or Clinic, whether on an honorary basis or otherwise, and who contravenes any of the provisions of this Act or Rules, made thereunder. The provision mandates that name of the registered medical practitioner shall be reported by the Appropriate Authority to the State Medical Council concerned for taking necessary action including suspension of the registration if the charges are framed by the court and till the case is disposed of and on conviction for removal of his name from the register of the Council for a period of five years for the first offence and permanently for the subsequent offence. The court has directed the state government to file an affidavit showing compliance of the directions on or before October 15.Click Here To Download Order[Read Order] Next Story
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