Getting stuck in at Mangochi

Getting stuck in at Mangochi

For some, the trip is a welcome return and a chance to visit the children they met as babies who have returned to their village homes and now attend school. For others, this has been their first chance to see for themselves the Infant Home, Feeding Stations and Granny Houses that JnJ has built over the last ten years.

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Christmas Message from Malawi

Christmas Message from Malawi

The end of another year at Open Arms is fast approaching. An eventful year with many more ups than downs. The Homes continue to thrive with the increasing good-will that we receive from around the globe. The important and major contribution that the Harrogate fundraising office is making to the operation is something we are…

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Johnson and Johnson helps families get back on their feet

Johnson and Johnson helps families get back on their feet

On May 2, groups of volunteers from Johnson & Johnson EMEA (Europe Middle East & Africa) travelled from Europe to Malawi to help rebuild houses that were destroyed in floods. The team of 12 were dedicated to undertaking the project. They drew inspiration from the company’s Credo which vows to unite employees in a common mission to help people live…

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7th Feeding Station And Nursery School Brings Hope To Kungumbe

7th Feeding Station And Nursery School Brings Hope To Kungumbe

Kungumbe village is a poor farming and fishing community situated 8km from Open Arms Mangochi where, until now, children have had no access to nursery education. We are delighted that the construction phase has just been completed on our latest Feeding Station and Nursery School, which will see at least 90 village children here receive…

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18 Nationalities – 1 Goal!

18 Nationalities – 1 Goal!

Just 800m from Open Arms Mangochi is Nansenga. Nansenga is a very poor village, with most of its inhabitants depending on fishing on nearby Lake Malawi. There are many children in Nansenga who do not have access to nursery education, and so with the help from DePuy Synthes, Johnson and Johnson, Verde Valley school in…

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Film Made By The Johnson & Johnson Volunteer Group in Mangochi

Film Made By The Johnson & Johnson Volunteer Group in Mangochi

This is a short film made by the first J&J group in Mangochi this year who started the construction of our sixth Feeding Station. Enjoy! Our visit to Open Arms Orphanage in Mangochi 2013. We were made very welcome and did our best to help build a new home and build a new school. Fantastic…

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DePuy and Johnson & Johnson Toilet Building

DePuy and Johnson & Johnson Toilet Building

Over the years DePuy Synthes and Johnson & Johnson have provided a great deal of support to Open Arms Malawi and helped to increase capacity of infant homes from 40 to over 100 in two Malawi locations.

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