Malawi Floods Recovery Projects Need Funding

1 Jul 2015
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CAN YOU HELP FUND THE REMAINING PROJECTS?

We are delighted to recommend the below ten projects for further funding and encourage members to consider whether they could help fund one of these projects:

 

1. £1,000* could help Open Arms Orphanage, working with George Watson's College, to establish flood defences for foster homes in Kabula near Blantyre, to help these communities be better prepared for future floods. 

CLICK HERE FOR FULL DETAILS *This project is now funded by Friends of Malawi Association and a Scottish NGO Famine Relief for Orphans in Malawi (based in Aberdeen).

 

2. £1,500 could help Mpeni Primary School, working with Stockbridge Primary School, to rebuild teachers houses which were badly damaged in the floods.

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3. £2,070 could help STEKA, working with Kenyawi Kids, to enable seven former street children to reach out to child-headed homes in their local community to help co-ordinate the rebuild homes damaged by the flood, learning key life skills in the process.

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4. £2,432* could help Zingwangwa Health Centre, working with the Westgate Medical Practice, to rebuild the damaged fence around the Zingwangwa Health Centre, near Zomba, and provide basic building materials to those locally who have lost their housing. 

CLICK HERE FOR FULL DETAILS *Project part-funded by Beit/SMP

 

5. £2,690 could help Ungweru, working with The CIFA Trust, to provide an integrated disaster risk management system aimed at reducing risks from disasters mainly induced by natural hazards in Northern Malawi through a series of coordinated measures, capacity building, and at addressing the needs of people affected by disasters, their recovery and rehabilitation.

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6. £2,910 could help Zambezi Evangelical Church, working with the Zambezi Mission in Scotland, to support food security in Nsanje and Chikwawa by donating 65 pairs of goats, with future kids donated back to the community.

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7. £3,000* could help Visual Hearing Impairment Membership Association (VIHEMA), working with SENSE Scotland, in Nsanje to help construct modern disaster-resistant houses for those with disabilities and their guardians.

CLICK HERE FOR FULL DETAILS. *Kilmaron Special School and the Additional Support Needs Department at Bell Baxter Cluster have kindly pledged to raise £850-£1,000 of the funds required.

  

8. £3,000 could help Chisitu Action for Development, working with Students for Malawi in Glasgow, to provide materials for the rehabilitation of villages across villages in TA Chikumbu, allowing local people to leave temporary shelters provided by the Mulanje Districts Emergency Relief Committee.

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9. £3,000 could help Malavi, Phinda, Namadidi, Malire and Chikuli Primary Schools, working with Inverclyde Malawi School Partnership, to improve sanitation at these five primary schools in Chiradzulu by rebuilding school toilets damaged in the floods.

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10. £2,408* could help the Female Education and Empowerment Centre, working with The Healthy Lifestyle Project in North Lanarkshire, to help replace lost livelihoods by supporting 18 of the poorest guardians of disabled children in Mulanje south west to build a sustainable business tailoring school uniforms. 

*Kindly funded by Girls Go for Health group at Coatbridge High School

If you feel you could offer financial support to any of the above projects, please contact david(at)scotland-malawipartnership.org for contact details.