Welcome to our latest blogs

Welcome to our latest blogs

Your source of information and updates from Malawi and our supporters around the world.

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From seeing how our children are developing, the amazing support we get from our fundraisers to understanding the ins and out of running Open Arms, we’ve got it covered here.

A new opportunity for community partnerships

The World Food Programme estimates that malnutrition costs Malawi US$597 million a year, or 10.3% of GDP. Education can provide a route out of poverty, but Malawi’s schools have amongst the worst teacher pupil ratios in the world. Over 70% of Malawi’s children do not progress to secondary education, because they need to help cultivate crops, care for sibling or bring in a family income.

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Volunteer story: My Experience in Open Arms Infant Home Malawi

Volunteer story: My Experience in Open Arms Infant Home Malawi

Hello! My name is Nicole Loughlin, a 22-year-old from Ireland! Throughout the past year I have visited Malawi three times. The culture, the people and their kindness, along with my drive to make a difference and combat the developing/developed divide continues to lure me back to the ‘Warm heart of Africa’.

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Discover Malawi with the trip of a lifetime

Discover Malawi with the trip of a lifetime

Support Open Arms through a six-day bicycle ride through the spectacular landscape of Malawi. On your journey, not only will you experience rural Malawi but you will have a chance to visit some of our projects.

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Malawi Christmas Gifts

'Tis the season, well nearly! We are delighted to bring you our 2018 Christmas cards, calendar, Gifts that do good and Malawi gifts, which can all be purchased online now!

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Row, row, row your boat, straight across the Atlantic!

Row, row, row your boat, straight across the Atlantic!

A four-strong team, The Ancient Mariners, are attempting to set a trans-Atlantic record in the upcoming Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge in support of Open Arms Malawi.

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Ashville College trip to Open Arms

Ashville College trip to Open Arms

It was a great pleasure to welcome Ashville College back to Open Arms this summer. A packed itinerary saw them helping in the Blantyre infant home playing with the children and getting to know more about what we do. ​

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