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Tribute to Shirley

Shirley and her dogs

It was early 2002 and the nation of Malawi was suffering the most severe famine in over 50 years. The Malawi Project had been formed two years earlier and was facing limited resources. Project members had already made a major commitment to helping build a hospital complex north of the capital. With a relatively new…

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Almost Half are Under 14!

portion of the 5,000 orphan children gathered at the Mponela Trading Center a few years ago to receive food during the intense famine

0-14 years:  45.87% (male 4,843,107/female 4,878,983)        =      9,722,090 15-24 years:  20.51% (male 2,151,417/female 2,195,939)     =          4,347,356 25-54 years:  27.96% (male 2,944,936/female 2,982,195)     =        5,927,131 55-64 years:  2.98% (male 303,803/female 328,092)              =         631,895 65 years and over:  2.68% (male 249,219/female 318,938)  =             568,157 Pictured are a portion of the 5,000 orphan children gathered at the Mponela Trading Center a few years ago to receive food during the intense famine. FacebookTwitterLinkedin

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The Vehicle Drowned There!

Fishing for cars

A few days ago, a friend offered to take Wilson Tembo’s son back to school in Blantyre. (Wilson is the Executive Director for Action for Progress in Malawi). Wilson loaned him his car for the trip. The trip down was uneventful, but on the way back to Lilongwe the driver lost control of Wilson’s car…

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Projects Bring Hope

Lilongwe, Malawi … It has been said the scariest word in the English language is “change”, and It is no secret change comes with great difficulty and often very slowly. While that may or may not be true the difficulty in trying to bring about change has its difficulties. No place is this truer than…

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Help, I’m Stuck and I Can’t Get Out!!

Demotte, Indiana … The headline is incorrect. Ryan Kats is not stuck, and he can get out. But that headline did get your attention, didn’t it? The fact is, Ryan is putting the final items in another trailer of mobility units from Demotte, Indiana. The volunteer staff from Mobility Ministries completed another trailer load of mobility units,…

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What is it Like to be Average?

It was the early 60’s and a more affluent generation was entering the world scene. Middle-class travel was opening up and more young people were traveling aboard. With the increased travel came a stronger awareness of living conditions in the world’s poorest nations. Under the leadership of President John F. Kennedy, the Peace Corps was…

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Clark Projects Image

Lafayette, Indiana … Malawi and Central Africa are a long way from Lafayette, Indiana, yet the two have a common link that contributes immersible to the development and success of the Malawi Project in Africa. For many in Malawi that bond is unknown, and the name John Clark does not ring bells of recognition. Yet,…

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Reach Out to Them Too

Mobility units in Malawi

Masinde Village, Blantyre, Malawi … The team arrived at the Chigalu School early in the morning. The vehicle was packed with mobility units destined for the physically challenged. The community came together to witness the event. It was not like it is in other parts of the world, where a person receiving a means with…

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Feeding Children by the Hundreds

Malawian children receiving food.

With the end of the holiday season, one must wonder if supporters will remember the children in Malawi who are still suffering from food shortages that have been compounded by poor crops and the pandemic brought on by Covid-19.

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