Posts by Malawi Project

JOSEPH PROJECTS OFFER AWARENESS AND HOPE

Dowa East and Chandiwo Village, Malawi … For many Malawians this is the first time they have witnessed such large storage facilities in their villages, designed and built to store large amounts of maize for use during famine years. Malawi churches and local communities can now report success with both of the Joseph Projects who…

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CHECK OUT INFORMATION VIDEO

HELP US SPREAD THE WORD One of the easiest ways to support the Malawi Project is by word of mouth. Whether it is a word to your church group, giving information over a cup of coffee to a co-worker or school mate, or handing someone the new Malawi Project report on video (or referring them…

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SEEKING THE LITTLE PEOPLE

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Our plans today are to see the drawings, or rock art created hundreds of years ago on the ceiling of caves in the Dedza area of Malawi. The people who completed the drawings were lost to history and we want to see what they left behind. We have not been able to find any maps…

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Nineteen Babies Die A Month

Mzimba, Malawi … As if the famine were not enough to put Malawi near the endangered list, a recent headline in The Daily Times adds fuel to the proverbial fire. “19 Babies Die in Mzimba per month” according to District Commissioner for Zomba Thomas Chirwa. Samuel Kalimira, reporter for the Times goes on to report…

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You Can Use My House

Chandiwo Village, Malawi … Wilson Tembo, Director of Warehouse and Distribution for the Malawi Project in his nation, comes from a small remote village in the Dowa District of central Malawi. Although he lives in housing supplied by the Namikango Mission and Maternity Clinic in Thondwe, he still owns a partially build, small house in…

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Roads Are Getting Narrower

Lilongwe, Malawi … “At first the term sounded a bit strange,” noted Dick Stephens, of the Malawi Project after returning to the country after a several month absence. “However, it didn’t take more than a couple of days before we knew exactly what the expression meant,” Stephens adds. “All we needed was to travel along…

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Pulling Out Of The Hole

Lilongwe, Malawi … With an inflation rate running rampant, the devaluation of the Kwacha dropping rapidly, unemployment over 50%, a severe famine leaving village people suffering, and no resources in either the public or private sector strong enough to turn the tide, an estimated 39% of the population of Malawi are expected to suffer severe…

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We Have Gauze!

Kamuzu Central Hospital, Lilongwe … Suzi Stephens RN and Marissa Scott, both with the Malawi Project, had been touring various floors and units at the Kamuzu Central Hospital in Lilongwe. This is the largest hospital in the country, a tier one facility. For many it is the last resort for those seeking heath care in…

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If Someone Offered a Bag of Gold Bars

Kamuzu Central Hospital, Lilongwe, Malawi … Nelson was stunned speechless when he turned slightly to the right, and over his right shoulder caught sight of Mama Cecelia Kadzamira, referred to by many as the mother of Malawi. She had come into the room unannounced with the sole intention of meeting Nelson. He had written a…

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Jaws of Hunger

Lilongwe, Malawi … On Sunday 12 June 2016, the Nation Newspaper Sunday edition blasted this warning across its front page in large black letters; MORE CAUGHT IN THE JAWS OF HUNGER. This is nothing new to village people who are suffering from the intense famine caused primarily by too little rain in some areas, too…

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