News: Malawi

You Are Helping Young Women in Africa Start Businesses Malawi
Grace holding a purse
Oct 16, 2018 -
 
Grace never thought she would become a successful businessowner. Surviving was hard enough.  
How You're Feeding Children in Africa Today, Tomorrow, and Forever Malawi
Kids eating corn
Oct 15, 2018 -
 
When Ndaona was a child, he was starving. He snuck out of his classes to find food, and he struggled to survive. 
 
No Longer Hungry, Thanks to You: Henry's Story Malawi
Henry graduating
Oct 15, 2018 -

By the time he was five, both of Henry’s parents were dead.

Photos from Your Child's Camp in Malawi Malawi
Boy in slide
Sep 13, 2018 -

Thank you so much to everyone who made summer camp possible for our children in Malawi!
 
Your sponsored child had a great time learning about God and participating in fun activities.

He Dreamed of Flying Away: Jonathan's Story Malawi
Jonathan flies a plane
Sep 6, 2018 -

Jonathan was born in Malawi, one of the poorest countries in the world. His future looked grim after his mother died. He and his siblings were left to fend for themselves. 

International Science Camp Puts Tikambechi Face-to-Face with the First Lady Malawi
Tikambechi in a labcoat
Jul 16, 2018 -
 
At first, Tikambechi was nervous about attending the Women in Science (WiSci) Camp hosted by the UN Foundation. 
From Poverty to Independence: Yohane's Story Malawi
Yohane
Apr 9, 2018 -

Yohane makes benches out of . . . oil drums! And it’s thanks to you and COTN’s Business Connections program.

 

Photos from Your Child's Christmas Party in Malawi Malawi
Girls with balloons
Jan 17, 2018 -

Thanks to you, COTN children across the globe have been able to have Christmas parties this year. Today, we are excited to share photos from Christmas celebrations at COTN–Malawi.

Diana's Story: Doing a Man's Job Malawi
Diana with picture frame
Dec 29, 2017 -
 
 
“Life was tough,” Diana says when she thinks about her time before COTN. She lived with her aunt and uncle, she often missed school because of chores, she was the last to eat (sometimes getting only her cousins’ leftovers), and she suffered harassment from her uncle. 
 
“I felt defenseless because there was no one to talk to.” 
From Orphan to Fashion Designer: Agnes' Story Malawi
Young Agnes
Dec 27, 2017 -

“See, I never thought I could become a designer. I thought designing is only for the smartest people; I think now I am one of the smartest people,” says Agnes.