Davie is one of the children in Mangochi who is really thriving thanks to the care, nutrition and love he has received since he was welcomed twelve months ago. It is a diificult time for the team at Open Arms as we start to reshape our services to work within the funds available but with your help we will continue to provide vital care for children like Davie.
When Ezra came to us, it became apparent very quickly just how unwell he was. Child sponsorship has given Ezra a brighter start to his life and we are delighted that he is now ready to move onto his next chapter with a family of his own!
40% of Malawi’s population live on less than a dollar per day, and 90% grow their own food to eat. One bad harvest could devastate a family and drive them further into poverty. To give our children the strongest possible start when they return home, we give out agricultural starter packs to families we work with every year.
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...