Mobility

CHIFUNIRO HAS AN EYE ON THE FUTURE

Crawling Over Three Miles to School “His eyes are set on the future, and he has set the route to follow.” This is the way Wilson Tembo, of the Malawi Project, describes Chifuniro Joseph, a 14-year-old boy from Chikamana Village in the Balaka District of Malawi. A neighbor, who has watched him face his mobility…

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MOBILITY REACHES SABUBENI LENI

Dzamba Village, Malawi … It is easy to remember Sabubeni Leni. He was in the audience in September when members of the Malawi Project’s board of directors accompanied Larry Vincent, an American missionary from Decatur, Alabama to Leni’s village quite close to the Zambian border. The story of meeting Salubeni appeared on the Malawi Project…

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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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EATING MUD AND DIRT

Asidi Chisale Saw Us Pass Him Zomba, Malawi … As they neared the village, Wilson Tembo saw him waiting for the vehicle to pass in front of him. Because he was crawling on the ground it was too dangerous to be near the roadway as traffic passed at a high rate of speed. Little did…

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SMALL WOUND LEADS TO AMPUTATION

Salubeni Leni Moves About on One Leg It was Sunday morning and we were a long way from Lilongwe. In fact, we were closer to the Zambian border than the capital of Malawi. Our journey had taken us toward Zambia on M-12, and then 16 kilometers north along an exhausting, teeth jaring, pothole packed, dirt…

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GLUED TO THE VILLAGE

MAN WHO CAN’T WALK REPAIRS SHOES   Chitera Village, Malawi … Unless you are living the nightmare, it is impossible to imagine what it would be like to be “glued to your village” your entire life. It is a vivid expression and is the way Wilson Tembo described the situation he discovered when he met…

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MOBILITY FOR BERTHA

Cobra Nearly Ends her Life One would think a child is safe when they are playing just outside their home, especially when their home is six kilometers away from the main road, in a rural setting where little crime exists, and within ear sound of her mother and the other village leaders.   This was…

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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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MALARIA CAN NO LONGER STOP HIM!

Ofesi Mitali Kaphesi Village, Lilongwe … Three years ago Ofesi Mitali suffered cerebral malaria. This form of malaria is the most serious, seen as the most severe neurological complication of the infection. In sub-Sahara Africa there are over 575,000 childhood cases of cerebral malaria each year. Many die or suffer mental and mobility issues.  …

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I WILL RESTART MY BUSINESS

Mobility: I will restart my business

Malita Chaya Chikwawa District, Malawi … Born in 1972 forty-five-year-old Malita Chaya has entertained the idea of having her own business for a long time. However, reality dictated another course, one that offered little in the way of advancement, no type of wage increase, no retirement program, nor any health insurance, and no possibility of…

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