Welcome to Mathematics for a Lifetime Charitable Trust

Our Vision and Mission

MFAL Summary

Mathematics for a Lifetime Charitable Trust (MFAL) seeks funding support to expand the number of underprivileged children and youth who can benefit from programmes offered to better perform academically, have more career choices, and therefore a better future.

Mathematics for a Lifetime News

Christmas shopping sorted!

We all have that someone who is difficult to buy for… imagine the gift of education!  This year we have Christmas baubles at varying prices to solve your Christmas gift problems! At MathematicsRead more

Amy - Admin Extraordinaire

As a qualified secondary school teacher I have seen the barriers to learning in the classroom first hand. With experience in four Waikato High Schools of varying deciles, the struggles of students,Read more

Fal Shah's introduction

I believe education is very important for each one of us, as it sets us up for a lifetime. My main reason for joining MFAL is their cause, where they provide essential education and the right supportRead more

Four key outcomes for our children's future using mathematical support.

Financial capabilities for fundingImmediate outcomes include greater confidence and familiarity with numbers will assist in day to day financial interactions and budgeting.  Long term impact meansRead more

Welcome to our new Treasurer - Samantha

We are thrilled to welcome Samantha joining us. Samantha is stepping into the shoes of our long term previous Treasurer, Susan Brennan. Samantha us a Bachelor of Applied Manager and is a SeniorRead more

Stacey Godsmark - welcome

Growing Up – the access to quality, affordable support in educational development was either non-existent or out of reach.   The pathways that were available; though limited, appeared to beRead more

Ben van Rooy | Friend of MFAL

Though often used interchangeably, equality and equity are quite different. Equality simply means everyone is treated the same exact way, regardless of need or any other individual difference.Read more

Fiona Watson - Approved Tutor

I am a trained and experienced primary school teacher who, since 2011, has run a tuition business for children aged 5 years to 13 years old, focussing on maths, reading and writing. Most of my sessioRead more

Craig Grant - Author and long time supporter

To be the best you can be, you must strive to be effective and efficient. This happens when you tread the path of continuous improvement. Tutoring is multi-dimensional and has the potential toRead more

Rae MacDonald - Friend of MFAL

 I believe that all children should be given the opportunity to build their numeracy skills so that they can shine in whatever field they choose. As adults, we need to support them on that journey.Read more

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Long term Board member Susan

It’s said that it takes a village to raise a child and the same could be said about businesses and organisations. No one person can do it on their own. So when I decided to set up Mathematics for aRead more

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Success in Maths = Better Opportunities

Young people can more easily transition to tertiary education, training and employment when they do better in maths. Our work helps to provide financially disadvantaged young people with access to the best opportunities possible.


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