As a result of the current restrictions, everyone is spending more time at home and fundraising is more difficult than ever. Thanks to the creativity and generosity of our wonderful supporters, however, fundraising in lockdown is taking off!
We’re fortunate to welcome visitors and volunteers in Malawi throughout the year. They lend a hand in the infant homes, help with administration, support project work and get a first-hand experience of the work that we do. We were pleased to host Jeanine and Sammy in October, who have since supported our work from back home in the UK too.
Philemon and Maxwell both waved farewell to their carers in Mangochi recently and are now enjoying being back at home with their families. Looking at these two healthy, happy boys, it’s hard to imagine how they have coped with the journey that they have been on so far in their little lives…
Supporter Marie Frauenschuh has been hard at work designing and making hoodies to sell at her school in aid of Open Arms Malawi. She is an enthusiastic young girl, who has raised over £1,500 already. Marie is not stopping there though, she is keen to get involved in all aspects of Open Arms from volunteering in Malawi to helping in our UK trust too. Impressed by her commitment, we caught up with her to find out more;