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Software company holding charity night

A Ramsey-based firm will give away £150,000 this evening.

AFD software is holding its annual charity night at Ramsey Town Hall.

The company works to a core objective 'to generate profits and use them creatively in the relief of suffering, the improvement of society and the furtherance of the Christian gospel'.

Earlier this year it donated £1 million to buy a Kodiak 100 Bush aircraft to carry out humanitarian and relief missions in Kalimantan, part of Borneo in Indonesia.

This evening the money will be divided between 49 charities, including a major donation to Hope for Justice, which helps victims of human trafficking in Britain.

Managing director of AFD David Dorricott says it's a hidden but very real problem (play audio file):

The charity night at Ramsey Town Hall gets under way at 7pm.

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