OpenArmsMalawi

OpenArmsMalawi

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Blantyre and Mangochi, Malawi   ·  Open Arms provides a second chance in life for some of Malawi's one million orphans who all deserve shelter, food and care. Love, One Day at a Time.
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Many hands make light work! #malawi #volunteering #charity

Many hands make light work! #malawi #volunteering #charity

The bricks start getting laid #malawi #fundraising

The bricks start getting laid #malawi #fundraising

the foundations are laid #malawi #charity #fundraising

the foundations are laid #malawi #charity #fundraising

foundations are laid!

foundations are laid!

Children waiting at feeding station

Children waiting at feeding station

Sunganani returned home to his family in May 201.

Sunganani returned home to his family in May 201.

Eklezia's family receive a starter pack of seed and fertillizer that could help them produce most of their staple food for the year.

Eklezia's family receive a starter pack of seed and fertillizer that could help them produce most of their staple food for the year.

The guardians of the children who have been in our care each receive 1 starter pack to help them to grow their own crops to feed their families. In addition the feeding stations will receive 4 packs each.

With the number of people facing hunger in the Malawi of million, creating opportunities for families to grow their own food is imperative.

We have received £3,300 pounds from the Strathclyde University. With which we have made 250 Starter Packs that we will distribute to help families help themselves.    These start packs consist of:      10 kg combined fertilizer    10 kg urea    2.5 kg hybrid maize seed. (dyed green so that recipients are not tempted to eat them!)

Starter Packs To Help Families Grow Their Own Crops

With the number of people facing hunger in the Malawi of 1.97 million, creating opportunities for families to grow their own food is imperative.     We have received £3,300 pounds from the Strathclyde University. With which we have made 250 Starter Packs that we will distribute to help families help themselves. #malawi

The guardians of the children who have been in our care each receive 1 starter pack to help them to grow their own crops to feed their families. In addition the feeding stations will receive 4 packs each.

The children in the village helped the volunteers as well! #malawi

The children in the village helped the volunteers as well!

One of the areas the volunteers focused on building a new toilet block in Kumanda Village, #Malawi. Open Arms has a feeding station here and the block needed rebuilding as old toilet had become “full”.    Here's the volunteers digging the pit for the toilet block.

One of the areas the volunteers focused on building a new toilet block in Kumanda Village, Open Arms has a feeding station here and the block needed rebuilding as old toilet had become “full”. Here's the volunteers digging the pit for the toilet block.

In May 2012, 24 staff from Johnson and Johnson travelled from offices all over Europe to #Malawi to take part in life changing projects. It was the 7th such volunteer trip.    On this trip we focused on building a toilet block in Kumanda Village. Here's the pit finished, ready for the building work!

The teams helped Open Arms provide food, sanitation and a nursery education through renovating feeding stations and building toilet blocks.

In May 2012, 24 staff from Johnson and Johnson travelled from offices all over Europe to #Malawi to take part in life changing projects. It was the 7th such volunteer trip.    Here's the toilet block almost finished!

In May 24 staff from Johnson and Johnson travelled from offices all over Europe to to take part in life changing projects. It was the such volunteer trip. Here's the toilet block almost finished!

24 staff from Johnson and Johnson travelled from offices all over Europe to Malawi to take part in life changing projects.    Here they are starting to build the new toilet  block in Kumanda Village. #malawi

24 staff from Johnson and Johnson travelled from offices all over Europe to Malawi to take part in life changing projects. Here they are starting to build the new toilet block in Kumanda Village.