Mary Slessor Foundation


Contact Details

Organisation Info

Charity No: SC0 32781
AIMS: To raise awareness of the life and work of Mary Slessor, the charity's namesake and to help continue the work she started through supporting the Mary Slessor Foundation in Akpap Okoyong, Calabar, Nigeria. The Foundation focuses on maintaining the agricultural processing unit there and providing skills training in a variety of fields from carpentry and mechanics to fashion and design.

OTHER INFO: While the Dundee base of the charity is run by a small group of Trustees, the Foundation also has a group
called the Friends of Mary Slessor, whose chief objective is to organise fundraising events to facilitate continued work in Nigeria.

Volunteer Screening:  Yes
Expenses Paid:  No
Insurance Cover:   No
Volunteer Policy:   No

What They Do:
The Foundation is run locally by a small group of voluntary Trustees, who would appreciate assistance from time to time in attending the events, fund raising or being part of a group of people who would are interested in the incredible story of Mary Slessor and increasing the profile and awareness of a local heroine.

There are no restrictions.