Support from 15 year old Cameron allows Boyce to return to the heart of his family

Support from 15 year old Cameron allows Boyce to return to the heart of his family

Boyce came to Open Arms in November 2011. He arrived at just 6 months old and had lost his mother, contacted chicken pox and was only a gram or two above his birth weight. His father, who lived in a rural village 60km from Blantyre, sought help because he, like many other subsistence farming families, was struggling to cope financially and had three older children to care for.

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Cash Transfer Day

Cash Transfer Day

Cash Transfer day is an important day of the month for many families. It’s the day when some of our particularly vulnerable children who have returned to live with family members, come back to Open Arms to receive some financial assistance.

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Biston’s New House Thanks to Fabio Grandin

Biston’s New House Thanks to Fabio Grandin

Fabio Grandin visited Open Arms in 2009 as part of a DePuy Johnson and Johnson group. Whilst he was visiting our Managochi home he met a little boy called Biston. In September 2015, prompted by one of our e-newsletters, he got in touch to find out how Biston was and if there was anything he needed.

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Open Arms’ intervention is gratefully received

Open Arms’ intervention is gratefully received

Last year the effects of flood, then drought, resulted in the most severe food crisis in a decade. Hear how the distribution of essential food supplies by Open Arms has helped.

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Isaac’s story: supporting families now and in the future

Isaac’s story: supporting families now and in the future

The January rains sadly brought devastation and displacement for many families across Malawi. One such family to lose their home was that of Isaac Mbwana, a lively 7 year old boy who we have supported since he first arrived at Open Arms as an 11 month old baby in 2009. Thankfully, with your support, we have been able to step in and…

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Supporting Children Through Cash Transfers

Supporting Children Through Cash Transfers

Many of our supporters enjoy being associated with the progress of an individual child that has left our care. A scheme that we call the Cash Transfer, ensures that the carer of the chosen child receives a monthly allowance. On a prescribed day the guardian and the child arrive at the door of Open Arms…

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