News: Malawi

You Gave Them the Tools, Now They’re Building the Future Malawi
Chikumbutso used his microloan to build a piggery
Oct 17, 2016 -

Our goal at COTN is to see the children we serve grow up to have sustainable jobs so they can support their families and create lasting change in their communities. Your support is doing this!

10 More Things You Might Not Know about Malawi Malawi
Tea pickers in Malawi
Sep 21, 2016 -

Our post on Ten Things You Might Not Know about Malawi was so popular that we decided to create a sequel! We hope you enjoy this one as much as the original!

Photos from Your Child’s Summer Camp in Malawi Malawi
Aug 22, 2016 -

Thanks to your generous giving, COTN-Malawi was able to host summer camps for our children this year. Children who attended played games, participated in worship, learned Bible lessons, and had an all-around good time. We are excited to share their camp photos with you.

Lezitah's Story: Thank You for Giving Hope to a Hopeless Child Malawi
Aug 16, 2016 -

Children of the Nations is proud to present the story of Lezitah Madziayenda, a COTN graduate, in her own words. (Lezitah was recently featured in the summer issue of Beyond the Village, the COTN partner newsletter. You can see more stories like this by signing up for email updates.)

It Doesn’t Have to Be This Way: Ending the Hunger Season for Children in Malawi Malawi
Jul 28, 2016 -

Right now, Malawi’s annual “hunger season” is ravaging the country—the worst witnessed in nearly a decade after a lethal combination of El Niño flooding and subsequent drought. The impact has left 2.8 million people on the brink of starvation.

Saved from Slavery: Ava and Ethan's Story Malawi
Jul 19, 2016 -

When nine-year-olds Ava and Ethan* came to our Children’s Homes in Malawi, they had just escaped a nightmare. They were in the hands of a human trafficker.

Ava and Ethan didn’t know each other, but they shared the same heartbreaking story. Abandoned by their mothers, they lived with grandmothers who struggled to care for them.

How Can a Little Bar of Soap Be So Powerful? Malawi
Jul 5, 2016 -

“[I] am so afraid of cholera,” said 13-year-old Naphiri. “It comes when you eat without washing hands. The result of cholera may be death,” she added, terror overshadowing her usually cheerful face.

From Fatherless to Fearless Dreamer: Clara’s Story Malawi
Jun 20, 2016 -

What did you want to be when you grew up? A teacher? An astronaut? A veterinarian? All three?

Clara wants to be a judge or a professional journalist. She says she’s interested in these careers because she wants to judge cases justly “without corruption” and she wants to tell stories to “the whole world.” Those are big dreams for any teenager.

Photos: Children Receive Your Mail in Malawi! Malawi
Jun 16, 2016 -

Your Easter cards have arrived in Malawi! They’ve traveled from your house to the COTN-USA office, then halfway around the world to Malawi. And now they’ve made it into the hands of the children. 

Celebrate this Milestone with Malawi’s 2016 Senior Class! Malawi
Jun 15, 2016 -

We knew you’d wouldn’t want to miss celebrating with these high school seniors! On June 11, the International Christian Academy senior class celebrated the completion of their high school studies. Fifty-seven students participated in the ceremony this year. The festivities included singing, dancing, and a message from the guest of honor, Justice Chinangwa, a member of the COTN-Malawi board of directors and retired supreme court justice.