Middy's Matt Middleton received an uplifting e-mail from UN charity worker, Andrew Read.
grew up in Borrowash, Derbyshire (where the Middy factory was located
between 1975 and 1996), fishing the Derwent and the Trent. He is now
helping in a refugee camp full of nomadic goat herders, who have fled
the fighting with al-Shabbab. The camp is close to the Juba, which is
the only river for hundreds of miles, and it is full of fish.
told us: "I have brought a pack of your floats with me and have pulled
out fish after fish, surrounded by soldiers, with a crowd looking on
over their shoulders. They have never seen fish before, and we are
teaching them to catch and cook them... yes, this is a brilliant job!"
Matt Middleton added: "It's a great feeling to know that our products
are not only helping matchmen to win, but also to feed those in poverty.
"Best wishes to Andy, here's hoping he continues being able to provide this support."