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The SMP Youth Committee is recruiting!

28 May 2020

Find out how to apply to be a member on the Youth Committee and hear from one of Committee members on why they think you should be involved.

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New Book: 'Politics, Christianity and Society in Malawi: Essays in Honour of John McCracken'

17 Apr 2020

The SMP is delighted to help launch an excellent a new book, and an exciting addition to anyone's Malawi library. Politics, Christianity and Society in Malawi: Essays in Honour of John McCracken is edited by former SMP Chair, Kenneth R. Ross, and Wapulumuka O. Mulwafu, and is published by Mzuni Press.

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On the ground in Malawi by Mick James

6 Apr 2020

A perspective piece from Mick James, Treasurer of Fighting Poverty in Zambia, who returned from Malawi on March 20th.

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President Murathika announces 3 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Malawi

2 Apr 2020

The President of Malawi has this afternoon (2nd April) announced three confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Malawi in a special address to the nation.

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Give us your feedback and get a FREE bag of Mzuzu coffee

26 Mar 2020

Give us your feedback for the chance to win a bag of Mzuzu coffee. We would be grateful if members could take a few minutes to complete our annual online Member Needs and Impact Survey

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Covid-19 - The mood in Malawi - an update from Vera, CEO of MasP

26 Mar 2020

An update on COVID-19 and Malawi from Vera, CEO of our sister organisation MaSP.

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The SMP Schools Program and school closures in Scotland

19 Mar 2020

With schools and nurseries (link to SG website) set to close the by the end of the week, the SMP is committed to continue to support your school's link to Malawi and young people's interest in the partnership between the two countries.

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EMMS International Chifundo project success

16 Mar 2020

Edinburgh-based charity, EMMS International , is tackling pain and hunger in Malawi. Our Chifundo project, meaning “compassion”, has already helped 6,618 people in Malawi to access pain relief, quality care and food support. Over and above this, 26,472 family members have also benefitted from these essential services.

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