News: Malawi

Photos from Camp in Malawi Malawi
Sep 15, 2015 -

Camp is often a time to go deeper in your faith. In Malawi this summer, that was exactly the theme. Thanks to your generous gifts, younger sponsored children attended day camps, and older children attended an overnight camp where they learned what it means to be "deeply rooted" in Christ. While they were doing it, they had a blast! Check out some of the photos from this summer:

 

"I Will Pass On What You Have Given Me": Francisco's Story Malawi
Sep 3, 2015 -

Francisco remembers the last straw. He was eight years old and there was no food in the house. The walk to school was long. He couldn’t do it anymore. 
 

Building Our First Fish Ponds in Malawi Malawi
Aug 18, 2015 -

The children at COTN's Chitipi Farm Children’s Home in Malawi will be eating fresh fish for Christmas this year.

I Must Tell My Story: Ireen Banda of Malawi Malawi
Aug 10, 2015 -

Sitting in the American camp office and laughing about campers and cultural differences, you couldn’t feel farther away from the harsh world Ireen paints with her stories. But they are her life—though it’s hard to believe this soft-spoken, confident, beautiful young Malawian woman was once fighting on the street for food to bring back to her abusive father and dying mother. 

With God All Things are Possible: Promise's Graduation Story Malawi
Jul 27, 2015 -

“If it wasn’t for COTN, I would be married by now,” Promise begins her story.

Pick Up the Phone, God Is Calling You to Sponsor a Child Malawi
Jul 16, 2015 -

When I was a kid, our telephone was mounted to the wall in the kitchen; its long, curly cord almost touched the floor. We didn’t have an answering machine so when the phone rang, we answered. 

Every call was an invitation to live life, to adventure—just like the call Eugene Choi answered six years ago, in the middle of Malawi.
Photos of Our First COTN Wedding Malawi
Jun 17, 2015 -

On June 13, 2015, the newest branch of the COTN family was added! Olivia, who lost her parents at a young age and grew up in COTN's Children's Homes, married Ryson, her college classmate. 

Thirty-Five Students Celebrate the Completion of High School in Malawi Malawi
Jun 8, 2015 -

On Saturday, June 6, 35 Malawian high school seniors celebrated the end of their high school studies at Children of the Nations' International Christian Academy. Finishing high school is a rare and prestigious accomplishment for any child in Malawi, where drop-out rates are high due to school costs, teenage marriages, and other social pressures. You could feel the excitement and sense of accomplishment in the air as these young students celebrated this milestone.

When God Says "Yes," It's a Promise: David Graduates from College Malawi
Jun 8, 2015 -

It’s been 20 years since COTN opened its doors with a bold mission: “raising children who transform nations.” Twenty years is a critical milestone—the children who first entered COTN’s care so many years ago are all grown up. Now we can answer the big question: is COTN achieving its goal?

Saved by Grace: Agness' Story Malawi
Apr 28, 2015 -

Early death or early marriage.

It might sound extreme, but that’s what many girls face in Malawi