It is hard to imagine there are parents who cannot afford to purchase a pencil for their school age children. But in Malawi, one of the poorest nations on earth, the income for many of the village families is only $ 1.90 a day.
When Lesley, her sister Kelley, and their mother Merrie, realized the simple items that were needed for Malawi women during their pregnancy, and their importance, they all decided to start making baby packs.
Sakondwela Francisco, a storekeeper who crawled to work on his hands and knees each day, was looking for every opportunity to grasp new opportunities to improve his life.
Saturday August 27 marked the ground-breaking for construction of the long-awaited medical Health Centre north of Dedza, Malawi.
In a world filled with border tensions and conflicts Malawi and Mozambique are examples of peace between nations.
In recent months A. J. Batt has become involved with the Malawi Project and it did not take long for him to see to design a new invention for planting that would not require the up and down movements of the current method.
The block making machine, for use first in the construction of a protective wall around the distribution center, then clinic construction, and after that other projects that will help make Action for Progress less dependent on outside aid, has been paid for. It is now on its way to Malawi.
For just a few dollars you can make a big difference in a Malawi child’s school year. A network for distribution of much-needed school supplies is already in place in Malawi, and it only needs you to activate it through your support.