Author Archives: Ian Agnew

WE WON! ‘BIG IMPACT’

The Lorna Young Foundation officially have a BIG IMPACT! We’ve…

Film-Win!

Small charities suffer from a lack of funding and the…

Ugandan Floods: Help LYF Help!

This week’s terrible floods in Uganda are a timely reminder…

UK Govt Backs LYF and Ghana Women Farmers. Via Radio. With Shea Butter

Great news! We’ve been awarded a grant from UK Govt’s…

From Lockerbie with Love

As a small charity, the LYF struggles with the capacity…

Lorna’s Biographical Honour & A Parliamentary Motion

Lorna Young selected for inclusion! Honouring Scottish Women.

The LYF launches Farmer Radio in Ghana

June 2017, and the Lorna Young Foundation travelled to Ghana and Burkina Faso to launch BRAVE’s radio extension programme. The aim is to improve the resilience of farming communities to droughts and lack of access to good quality water. Ultimately this impacts on both their health and livelihoods, through their ability to grow food crops and keep livestock.

The LYF and Zakat

Muslims helping ALL poor farmers with zakat – throughout the year.

Chai ni Mali – the Value of Tea

We are all pretty familiar with the value of tea in our own lives (where indeed would polite society be without it?) But one of the aims of the Lorna Young Foundation is to support small tea farmers in developing countries to receive the true value of their crop.

Farmer Radio in Tanzania

Cristina Talens from the LYF in the UK and Jasmine Bakula, our fabulous radio presenter from the DRC travelled to Rungwe to record the first radio programmes of Chai Ni Mali – the latest LYF Farmer Radio venture