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Medicine Bottles For Malawi

NOTE: THE PILL CONTAINER PROGRAM HAS ENDED. The Malawi Project can no longer receive, process, and ship empty pill containers to Malawi. This program ended on December 31, 2015. Please send all future collections to alternative sources. Landfills Do Not Need Medicine Bottles! Anyone on prescription medicines finds themselves a bit uncomfortable when throwing away…

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POLICE AND THE PILL CONTAINERS

Police College Hospital, Zomba, Malawi … Most supporters of the Malawi Project’s now ended pill container program will recall how this program ended on such a successful note, having received approximately 4,000,000 pill containers. The bulk of the containers are currently reaching the public through the over 600 government medical facilities in the nation. However,…

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ONE PERSON’S JOURNEY OF INVOLVEMENT

Amber Finds a Mission I learned about The Malawi Project from Facebook (pill bottle collection) in the fall of 2015. My son was a wolf in Cub Scouts, and the boys needed a service project. The pill bottle collection was something simple they could do and feel like they were making a difference. I did…

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“PASS ME ANOTHER WATER BOTTLE!”

Conservation Project Uses Bottles More than 4,000 plastic water bottles, including coke and catsup containers, as well as various other plastic bottles have been collected all over Senga Bay.   In a campaign to clean up the bay area, and conserve natural resources, (including an attempt to slow dumping of more refuge in landfills), Senga…

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PILL CONTAINER PROGRAM HAS ENDED

Pill Bottle Program Has Ended

Indianapolis, Indiana … The collection of empty pill containers for Malawi ended some time ago in the U.S. and other nations after the Indianapolis based not-for-profit received over 3 million prescription containers. After a large portion of them reached Malawi distribuiton is moving ahead at a rapid pace.   Thousands of pill containers have been…

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“THERE IS A LOT OF COLOR LEFT IN THEM”

Indianapolis, Indiana … “Kids helping Kids” is one of the most successful programs carried out by the Malawi Project. Kids offer their imagination, their creativeness, their unselfishness, and their belief that all things are possible. The following story is one of those stories that remind all of us just how committed kids can be to…

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A MESSAGE FROM MOLLY

Editor’s Note: It started with a brief email on November 16, 2015. In part it read, “My name is Molly and I started collecting pill containers* for the Malawi Project three weeks ago in three churches, my school, … Could I please, just like any group or organization, ship the containers during the first two…

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Junior Girl Scouts Reach Unexpected Goal

Far More Than Expected This is the Junior Girl Scout Troop 31816 from Medford, Oregon. For our Bronze award we had to do 20 hours of community service. We were over achievers and did 2 projects; one was making soft chew toys for the Humane Society and the other was collecting medicine bottles for Malawi.…

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Empty Medicine Bottle Request Brings Unimaginable Response

Indianapolis, IN … “It was a short post on the Malawi Project Facebook site,” observes a member of the Board of Directors. “Just a simple request for readers to send empty prescription bottles, and the Project would send them to hospitals in Malawi, Africa where they are in very short supply. We expected to receive…

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Day Nine

If We Have Known If we had seen the newspapers before leaving Ufulu this morning we would not have gotten out of bed! But we didn’t see them for hours, and it has been said that ignorance is bliss. We got up around 7, after that fight with the clock again, and at breakfast we…

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