Israel was welcomed to Open Arms on 6th April 2018 after he was abandoned. He was referred to Blantyre infant home for care as the police investigated his case. Simultaneously the District Social Welfare Department took to identifying prospective foster/adoptive parents for Israel. Read his story here...
This year's quiz is out now! The 100 different answers to the quiz all relate to the United States of Americaand the clues are arranged in a signifiacnt order. The proceeds of this quiz will support the work of Open Arms and we are incredibly grateful to Edmund Marshall for managing this quiz.
While the world continues to operate through lockdown, Open Arms Infant Homes continue to work hard to provide the vital services that children in our care require. Of course, in lockdown, our operating procedures are very different, but our commitment to supporting a child's right to survival and development by providing life-changing care remains stronger than ever. Since March this year, we've continued to welcome babies for vital care.
We want to launch our own virtual fundraising event and we want to do it in partnership with you, our supporters. Whether it’s running, cooking, crafting or hosting a virtual event, let us know what kind of challenge you’d like to see. Our survey only takes a couple of minutes to complete and will help steer us in the right direction as we plan this brand new event.
COVID 19 might have put the world on lockdown, but at Open Arms, our overarching aim to build brighter futures for Malawi children remains. This year's newsletter brings you some of the stories that your support is making possible.
Our team continue to monitor the cases of coronavirus in Malawi closely with local medical experts. The infant homes and family homes have been locked-down for three months now, homes, outreach and support for our older children continues but slightly differently.