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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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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Time to Distribute Starter Packs

Time to Distribute Starter Packs

Each year, in November, just ahead of the rainy season, Open Arms distributes Starter packs to the homes of families where children have returned from our Infant Homes and to our Feeding Stations.  Each pack contains 10KG combined fertilizer, 10KG of urea and 2.5 KG hybrid maize seed and give families the chance to help…

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Starter Packs Delivered in Namalo

Starter Packs Delivered in Namalo

Neville Bevis arrived in Namalo to deliver some starter packs for the families in the village (maize seed fertilizers urea and bean seed). The packs if handled carefully and the rains are good can yield up to350 kgs of food. The starter packs are courtesy of Scotland Malawi Partnership. The guardian’s of children who have returned home benefit…

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Starter Packs To Help Families Grow Their Own Crops

Starter Packs To Help Families Grow Their Own Crops

With the number of people facing hunger in the Malawi of 1.97 million, creating opportunities for families to grow their own food is imperative. We have received £3,300 pounds from the Strathclyde University. With which we have made 250 Starter Packs that we will distribute to help families help themselves.

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