Education

MDYANKHANDA ORPHAN CARE CENTER

The Place Where Guinea Find Food Dwangwa, Malawi … The word “mdyankhanda” means, “The place where the guinea finds food,” and for 173 orphans in villages north of the Dwangwa Trading Center this center is where the children find hope, food and a future. Not only does this Community Based Development Association spread its wings…

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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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RETIRED TEACHERS STILL TEACHING

 Establishing a Safe Place for Kids Senga Bay, Malawi … In spite of having three of their five children still in college, and with both of them retired from the teaching profession Wadson D. Sumani and his wife Judith have converted much of their Senga Bay residence to a safe haven, technical training, primary school…

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FIRST BOOKS TO LIBRARY

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  Mzuzu, Malawi … In early June the Malawi Project website carried a story entitled “3000 Students Face the Consequences.” The story related how, in December 2015, the Library at the University of Malawi in the northern city of Mzuzu burned to the ground, destroying not only the building, but also suffering the loss of…

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LIBRARY MAKES MAJOR CONTRIBUTION

Parachute Community Day Secondary School, Salima, Malawi … Fatwell Phiri is a young man living in the lake shore distric of Salima in eastern Malawi. In recent years he has taken advantage of the community library constructed with support from several government and non-governmental organizations, including the Malawi Project. The library serves the Senga Bay…

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3,000 STUDENTS FACE CONSEQUENCES

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  Results of Fire Still Felt Mzuzu, Malawi … It has been well over a year since the library at the Mzuzu Campus of the University of Malawi experienced a devastating fire. Not only did the flames destroy the library itself, it destroyed 45,000 books. Shortly after the fire the Student Union President, Wazazama Katatu,…

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FIFTH GRADE DROP OUT BACK IN ACTION

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Nkhotakota, Malawi … The weather of joy and happiness was coupled with ululation as excitement engulfed Vinthenga Village. The village is located near Lake Malawi under the jurisdiction of Senior Traditional Authority Malengachanzi.   On this warm summer day children were walking in and out between the small houses of their village. There was happiness…

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I CAN NOW GO TO SCHOOL!

Nyimbiri Village, Malawi … For years polio was a key factor in physical deformaties in Malawi. Today it is malaria that is a major factor adding thousands to the long list of those who cannot walk even a meter without aid. According to Wilson Tembo who sees these problems first hand while distributing wheelchairs and…

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FIRST MOBILITY UNIT TARGETS CAREER

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In the Dust, Across Stones and Through Mud Matowe Village, Chiladzulu Malawi, Central Africa… Twenty-two-year old Ibrahima Imran calls Matowe Village home. Ibrahima is physically challenged and has never traveled more than two-kilometers from his home, except when going to school or a nearby medical facility. His only means of mobility has been crawling in…

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BOOKLET CALLS FOR PREPARATION

Lilongwe, Malawi … Prepared especially for the current catastrophic famine conditions in sub-Saharan Africa, a 24-page booklet is currently available in Malawi. The 6 x 9 booklet describes some of the causes and various ways villages can prepare for worsening conditions that are coming over the next few months.   Causes such as the absense…

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