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Maria Issa was born on 10 January, 2009 in the village of Chimwala, in the Mangochi District. Her mother died of HIV related illness when she was 18 months old.
Once a child has moved into the third phase of care offered by Open Arms, one of the foster homes, they will begin going to school and making new friends in the community.
I had the opportunity to fly to Blantyre this spring for a week to learn about the happenings at Open Arms, photograph the people and events, and most importantly, snuggle with the babies.
Back at the end of May we returned the first child to his family for the year 2013. Dziwani Swazi went to stay with his Grandmother in the nearby township of Mbayani.
Just 800m from Open Arms Mangochi is Nansenga. Nansenga is a very poor village, with most of its inhabitants depending on fishing on nearby Lake Malawi.
One of our volunteers, Catherine Temple has recently come back from her time in Malawi. She has shared her photos with us and there are some great shots of the children.
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