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Handover of a bicycle ambulances at Makoloma in Mulanje district and Thunga in Thyolo dstrict, Malawi. The recipient community is very grateful for the ambulance which has been kindly donated to us by Malawi Relief Fund-UK. The ambulance is expected to serve over 2500 people according to the government official from the District Health Office.
The blanket distribution in Chiradzulu went well, having reached 200 elderly and 100 physically challenged people adults and children.
The Minister of Trade, Hon. Henry Mussa who is also the MP for the area, was full of praise for the timely donation of blankets from our organisation including other initiatives Gift of the Givers is carrying out in the country. He further indicated that
In response to the ongoing hunger crisis and drought relief Gift of the Givers undertook an aid relief distribution in Dedza district where 55 families were supported. The families are being accommodated at Phanga camp. After having supported these 55 families we were destined for Fikira and Yonamu camps to support the remaining 70 families. Unfortunately our truck which carried the aid gotRead more
Distribution of food parcels, plates and cups to the 80 families who were affected by hailstorm last December in Chikwawa has been successfully carried out. The support has been well received, reaching out to them at the right time as most of the families had literary nothing to eat. Most parts of Chikwawa district have been hit by drought while other areas have suffered floods. BothRead more
Gift of the Givers distributes Sibusiso Ready Food to patients in Malawi and track their progress over a 2 - 3 month period. Below are some before and after shots of our recipients on Sibusiso Ready Food.
Food parcels and sanitary materials were distributed to a district hospital in Mulanje and five primary schools in Phalombe districts.
Mulanje District Hospital is struggling to provide food to patients who are admitted to the hospital due to inadequate funding. Gift of the Givers has donated 1,500kg of Maize Meal as well as 2,500 packets of Soy chunks relish.
In addition, Gift of the Givers hasRead more
Cataract is the most common cause of avoidable blindness in Malawi. The most disheartening thing is that people who are blind due to cataract conditions need not be such at all as there is a service that can be provided to make sure that they regain their sight.
Blindness, per se, has a tremendous and negative social impact on affected individuals as well as on their families and the community atRead more
Gift of the Givers set up three containerised mobile clinics in Malawi in the period February 2005 to July 2008. The mobile clinics have been deployed in Soche (Blantyre), Chande (Namwera) and Domasi (Zomba).
The clinics are run in conjunction with the Blantyre District Health Office, Mangochi District Health Office, Zomba District Health Office and the Ministry of Health. The clinics wereRead more
Farmers packs containing essential agricultural inputs such as seeds, fertilizers and basic tools are distributed to subsistence farmers in rural areas to help them achieve enough food for their families. Many subsistence farmers only grow one crop a year. Therefore, we encourage winter cropping by providing seeds so that these farmers and their families do not rely on handouts especially duringRead more
Gift of the Givers distributes insecticide-treated mosquito nets to new mothers and their babies, who are more vulnerable to malaria. This is done in conjunction with the government’s health centres, clinics and hospitals.
Education is a focal point for development in any country. Sustainable economic growth requires people who can capably activate knowledge / ideas into activities that bring about developments. Gift of the Givers Foundation realises the need to invest in the future of bright, young people who lack the necessary financial resources. This is one way of ensuring uninterruptible skilled human resourcesRead more
Gift of the Givers donates 40 blankets and 40 sets of bed sheets to a newly established Zambezi Evangelical Hospital in Blantyre. The 40-bed hospital is expected to be officially opened by the State President HE Prof. Peter Mutharika on 3 September 2017. The hospital management approached our organisation to support the facility with the bedding in readiness of the official opening. Once opened,
Gift of the Givers signed a Grant Agreement with the Embassy of Japan amounting to R1.08 Million for implementation of the Project for “Improvement of Agriculture Production through Construction of Irrigation Facilities” in two areas in Blantyre and Chiradzulu Districts, respectively.
Total Project Area: 20 Hectares. Total Beneficiaries: 200 Farmers
Beneficiaries: 100 farmers were registered
Malawi has faced, both last year and this year, a very unique situation of flooding in many parts of the country. And, in some areas, inadequate rainfall has been the order of the day resulting in drought conditions.
A good number of indigenous fellow Malawians are engaged in the charcoal trade by felling trees rampantly, in which case 1 ton of coal is realized from 7 tons of trees that are
The exercise has been undertaken in partnership with Malawi Relief Fund-UK who provided financial assistance to procure and distribute 500 farmers' packs. In addition, our local donor, i.e. Rab Processors Ltd, has also provided funds for purchase and distribution of 1000 farmers' packs.
The programme has covered twelve districts namely: Blantyre Rural, Zomba, Balaka, Mangochi, Machinga,Read more
Gift of the Givers has launched the 2016 Farmers Pack distribution program in the rural areas of Blantyre.
Maize Seed / Beans Seed and 2 types of Fertilizer which will, God Willing, yield enough food for a family of 5/6 members for the whole year here in Malawi. Meanwhile 6.5 million are affected by the prevalent hunger crisis all over the country.
The exercise was carried out in the Northern Region City of Mzuzu during which 500 families were supported with blankets with its precincts in the areas of Luwinga and Katoto. This was a time when the people in the Northern Region especially, Mzimba / Mzuzu, Nkhatabay and Karonga were affected by the floods disaster which displaced over 8,000 people.
Target beneficiaries were the
Activities undertaken in our Social and Economic Empowerment through Development of Skills (S.E.E.D.S) projects. These are being undertaken in three areas in Neno and Balaka Districts, respectively.
Under SEEDS, we are implementing the following projects
1. Chifunga, Neno:
By Ahmed Sunka, Country Manager
The distribution of food parcels to families is an important programme for GOTG. The Gift of the Givers Foundation distributes food parcels in various areas of Malawi targeting child headed families, the elderly and other vulnerable groups of people. Food parcels may be regarded as a “handout”, but for the beneficiaries, it is a vital intervention that alleviatesRead more
The Winter Warmth campaign is an annual project which started in Malawi in December 2005, where we distribute blankets to the underprivileged. The programme aims at providing blankets to people affected by the cold, such as street children and those who don’t have proper housing or heating. In many cases the situation of these people is compounded by malnutrition, malaria, HIV/Aids, TB and otherRead more
Due to inadequate facilities such as ambulances in the hospitals, people, especially pregnant women and the elderly, find it difficult to walk long distances to access clinics and hospitals for treatment. Gift of the Givers has deployed Bicycle Ambulances in various rural areas to alleviate this problem.
Sustainable human development is an intervention that not only generates economic growth but distributes its benefits equitably. Gift of the Givers has assisted men and women to venture into businesses. We have also initiated centres in order to equip the rural communities with opportunities. Through this programme, many families have received business start-up capital, sewing machines, knittingRead more