• Malawians planting trees in Shoes for Trees programs

    Shoes for Trees

    This program helps Malawians reforest Malawi,
  • Textbooks for Malawian Students

    Textbooks Needed

    In many schools in Malawi, the teachers are the only ones that have a textbook
  • Expectant Mothers wait in long lines for care

    Medical care for Expectant Mothers

    We're building Linthipi Birthing Center to solve the problem and we need your help
  • Linthipi Health Center Bluebrint-therm
    We're Building a Birthing Facility in Malawi!
  • Malawi Project Wheelcair Distribution Project

    Wheelchair Distribution

    Thanks to our donors and partners
    we've delivered over 3,500 wheelchairs to physically challenged Malawians.

Malawi Stories

  • Mouse Salesman – Holi Phiri

    A Cultural Experience – Mouse on a Stick       It is a solitary spot 15 kilometers north of the city center of Lilongwe. A white Isuzu Trooper races north from the capital and darts past the small boy standing dangerously close to the edge of the tarmac road. It is the 9th vehicle that has sped by the empty stretch of road in the past hour. A short distance beyond the boy the Isuzu signals a left hand turn and begins to slow for the turn off that will take it to the international airport.     The occupants of... Read more →

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  • Medicine Bottles For Malawi

    Landfills Do Not Need Medicine Bottles! Anyone on prescription medicines finds themselves a bit uncomfortable when throwing away so many empty medicine bottles. It is obvious our landfills do not need these plastic containers! There is enough trash going into the landfills already. Medicine Wrapped in Paper While first world nations throw away perfectly good medicine bottles, medical pharmacies and hospital facilities in Malawi often find themselves with nothing except torn pieces of paper in which to wrap medicine for their patients. This is often seen in rural hospitals and villages where the poorest of the nation try to live... Read more →

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  • Wheelchair Can Help Fulfill Dream

    “How can one fulfill a dream when they cannot even walk out of their house? And how can a young boy imagine success when his mother has to carry him everywhere on her back?” These were the questions facing Chimwemwe Allan, who at the age of 11, dreamed of getting an education and becoming a school teacher. Sadly, these dreams were often interrupted when he faced the reality he was crawling in the mud and dust to get to school. He suffered from childhood cerebral palsy, a disease that affects the brain of a new born child. The effect is... Read more →

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  • Dedication to Serving Others

    Drugs and Supplies in Acute Shortage At 11:18 am on Thursday morning, a senior Nurse from a District Hospital in the Southeastern Malawi called my cell. Her voice reflected desperation. “Can we get medical supplies, catheters or whatever is available? I am standing outside your warehouse.” She continued talking without giving room for a response. “I am sorry madam but we are running out of stock of all medical supplies as well. We have given almost everything out.” I responded. “Though I told her I was 15 kilometers away, and it would be over two hours before I was back... Read more →

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  • Floods Displace 200,000 People

    Houses Gone, Crops Destroyed, Roads Washed Away “It is the worst flooding in over 50 years,” reports, “the Guardian” website. The grim story continues with, “Homes swept away like matchsticks, vast plains turned to mud, fields of precious crops drowned.” Estimates put the death toll at well over 200, with 200,000 displaced and the crop devastation widespread. It is especially bad in southern Malawi where the floods were the most destructive. Peter Mutharika, Malawi’s President, has declared half of Malawi a “disaster zone.” Please Share this Read more →

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