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REACHING THE GOAL

Project Reaches Building Fund Goal Indianapolis, Indiana … This time a year ago the search for suitable land was in full swing, bids were being prepared for the new distribution hub, and Action for Progress was planning size-able future growth. In order to help Action for Progress reach its optimistic objectives, the Malawi Project would…

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TC’S LAST JOURNEY

Reaching its Final Resting Place Lilongwe, Malawi … There was no going away party, no gold watch, and not even a single tear shed. TC left the Mobility Ministries production facility in Demotte, Indiana on March 26, filled with 158 adult-sized mobility carts, 78 child carts, 50 boxes of books and tools, and 12,000 pounds…

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POTTBERG ADDED TO BOARD

At its July board meeting, the Malawi Project’s Board of Directors voted unanimously to accept Ron Pottberg to its board of directors. Ron has been active in church and assistance-based programs in Africa and has traveled extensively throughout the continent, including years of travel and experience in Malawi.   Ron began his ministry in churches…

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NOT A BUILDING, A PLAN, OR A PROGRAM – A WIDOW

A Job for Koleta Lilongwe, Malawi … Since 1999 the Malawi Project has focused its work in central Africa on a theme that, “It is not about the Plan, the Program, or the Project. It is about the people.”   With this in mind, the administration of the Project attempts to keep the people of…

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CALLUSED HANDS AND BLISTERED KNEES

Lilongwe, Malawi … The story appeared on the Malawi Project website in March after Wilson Tembo was driving in intense traffic in the capital city of Lilongwe and saw Madalitso Banda crawling through near impossible traffic congestion. Referred to as, “Crawling Near Death’s Door”( https://www.malawiproject.org/crawling-near-deaths-door/) the story of Madalitso is all too common in a…

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$30K in 30 Days

Action for Progress - $30K in 30 Days

THE COMPLETION OF A DISTRIBUTION HUB THAT WILL BE SO MUCH MORE THAN JUST A BUILDING! IT WILL HOUSE THEIR FUTURE, THE FUTURE FOR THOUSANDS OF CHILDREN AS SCHOOL BOOKS, LIBRARY BOOKS, PENS, PENCILS, PAPER, CHALK, AND A WHOLE LOT MORE IN SCHOOL SUPPLIES PASS THROUGH THIS LOCATION ON THE WAY TO SCHOOLS ALL OVER…

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“I HIRED A SCOUNDREL”

Businessment with laptops working at a desk

I sat with the Malawi businessman as we reviewed the job performance of a large number of employees. Though they were his employees a number of them worked closely with our teams, so we both needed the input of the other in order to have a full view of each of the employees. As we…

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PEOPLE DIE ON THE WAY

Rober Chilemba addressing a crowd

“People die on the way to the health facility because we don’t have the means of transportation to get them to the hospital on time,” declared Group Village Headman Lowani, speaking on behalf of the people of his remote village in eastern Malawi. “The main hospital is 93 kilometers south of this place,” he said…

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ACTION FOR PROGRESS TO FURTHER EMPOWER MALAWIANS

Action For Progress Logo

New Malawian-run/chartered aid organization’s mission to create sustainable future for its people Lilongwe, Malawi and Indianapolis, Indiana—The establishment of Action for Progress (AfP), a new, not-for-profit, aid assistance organization was announced at 3:00 p.m. Malawi time, and simultaneously in the United States (U.S.) at 9:00 a.m. EDT (the U.S. is currently six hours behind Malawi).…

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