Caring for Widows & Orphans



July 21, 2014

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Mary’s Circle Providing Encouragement and Skills

Each week the women who participated in the inaugural Chipata widows conference (June 2013) meet at the Family Centre and learn how to sow. The circle of vulnerable women has grown to include other widows who have been welcomed into the group for encouragement and support. The enthusiasm and determination of the group is readily [...]

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July 14, 2014

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Connecting with orphans supported by Project HOPE

The face says it all… this young girl is just one of many who receives support through Project HOPE. Her school fees are paid and she is able to attend classes due to the generous support of our donors. With an education, she will have hope for a brighter future. Our current trip affords the opportunity [...]

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July 10, 2014

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Waiting for something good to happen…

Life in the village is not hectic. Many people seem to be just waiting for something to happen and go about their everyday slowly. For those who are the most vulnerable this life provides constant reminders that they have nothing. The boys in the photograph are typical of village life. Our presence provides welcome relief [...]

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July 8, 2014

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Making our way down the road…

Our time in Nyangombe coincided with harvest weekend. Before the fires burn the bush, everyone is in their fields bringing in the great crop of maize and kasava that good rains have produced this season. We travelled out to several villages to connect with widows and orphans who are busy bringing in their crops too. The [...]

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