Posts Categorized: News from Malawi

2170 items distributed to the children in our area

Between June and August 2010 we have distributed 570 blankets, 500 sleeping mats and 1,100 items of warm clothing. 250 of the blankets came from Gift of the Givers who also donated over 500 jumpers and jackets which we have distributed to orphans and vulnerable children at all 13 of our centres. Some elderly people… Read more »

Wheelchairs donated to Landirani and sent to Malawi

32 Wheelchairs were donated to The Landirani Trust by the Rotary and they are now in use and making a huge difference to the lives of some of the people we support. Here are just two of the wheelchairs in use and we are so grateful to the Rotary for this kind donation.

Children’s Corner Set up at Namanyanga

Our first Children’s Corner was set up on Saturday 19th September and is already proving to be a hugely successful and integral aid to supporting children who have suffered a loss due to HIV/AIDS Please see our project page on how Children’s Corners help the children in our area of support.

Sad news from Malawi

We heard on Wednesday 15th August that sadly Essie Longwe our Assistant Director for The Landirani Trust in Malawi passed away. She was the most inspirational woman who helped form the Landirani Trust and was dedicated to helping the orphans and helping the women become self sufficient. We first met Essie in April 2005 and… Read more »