There’s no stopping Dalo

There’s no stopping Dalo

Child sponsorship is a way in which supporters can provide a regular monthly gift for a child at Open Arms, and it is this kind of reliable income that gives us the confidence to go beyond the day-to-day; to make decisions and plan for their future.

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The adventure of a lifetime – part one

The adventure of a lifetime – part one

When the idea of a charity cycle ride in Malawi was first suggested there were all sorts of reasons for it to be a good idea. After all having a bike in Malawi is not a leisure choice but an absolute necessity.

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The adventure of a lifetime  – part two

The adventure of a lifetime – part two

Day four and we were off again, this time joined by Charlie who was staying with us for the rest of the trip causing much consternation amongst the group as many of us noticed his lack of padding either on his saddle or nether regions! It’s hard to say which of the next three days…

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Malawi Christmas Gifts

Malawi Christmas Gifts

You could give someone a gift to Make a Child’s Christmas! We have a new card to deliver your Gifts that do Good. Tamala’s wonderful smile and story on the card speaks for the care, shelter and love given to every child at Open Arms Malawi.

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How I will make a Malawian themed meal

How I will make a Malawian themed meal

I’m so glad that Make a MEAL of it will give me a good reason to make a Malawian themed meal for my friends.

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Family meal times in the foster homes

Family meal times in the foster homes

Sitting down for a meal together is an activity that many families enjoy. The same is true in Malawi and one of the great things about the foster homes is that as the children grow up, they have this opportunity.

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It’s always a busy day in our Blantyre kitchen

It’s always a busy day in our Blantyre kitchen

There are big bowls of the maize and soya porridge for the toddlers and small bowls for the babies over six months. Some of these are enriched with a peanut butter supplement or eggs for babies who need extra care.

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A marriage challenge for two

A marriage challenge for two

Sharon volunteered with Open Arms for three months in 2004. Her experience of our work and our people has meant that she has kept us close to her heart ever since.

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Anyone for science?

Anyone for science?

Edmund has raised over £10,000 for the children of Open Arms by compiling and adjudicating his quizzes which are posted on our website every January.  The subjects have been varied from ‘Food of Love’ to Science.

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Your Annual Newsletter is ready to download

Your Annual Newsletter is ready to download

It has been a year of change at Open Arms with our new Director Charlie McCaulder, new Administrator Helen Hinde and new Matron Rex Mbewe starting in Malawi. We’re also delighted to welcome Jasmine Leitao to our UK team to join Judith Rudolf as a Fundraiser and Claire Collins who started as Fundraising Manager at the end of last year.

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