Malawi is one of the poorest countries in the world. For many years Alice had been helping her sister, nieces and nephews, and their children. But from 2014 their needs increased, especially as Alice’s sister became frail. From being the main family carer, she came to be in need of care herself, with only a group of grandchildren who had lost their parents to AIDS left to be her carers.
The project started in 2014 with a group of six children. The two youngest of these are still in school and making very good progress. In response to the wider needs, Malawi Smiles is now a charity dedicated to helping a larger group of children, all of whom have lost their parents.
Click here to read about the activities since 2014.
In November 2019 a Quiz Night was held in West Wycombe Village Hall. This was organised by two great Malawi Smiles supporters, Charmaine Gallagher and Althea Summers and raised just over £500.
See what is planned for 2020:
- West Wycombe Chamber Choir Concert in March (click the link). This event was cancelled due to the Covid-19 crisis.
- Walking with a Purpose in September. (Click to learn more) This was due to be held in June, then was re-scheduled to September. Unfortunately we have had to cancel it due to Covid-19.
If you are interested in learning more, or in supporting this, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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