Wonderful and difficult moments
A lot has happenend in Malawi recently, more specific in Kwanjana! Good things, but also a lot of suffering. Good things: the start of the nursery school, with 20 children. Great to see how enthousiastic the children (and their parents!) are.
Emergency aid Kwanjana
On Monday and Tuesday we went along with a number of members of the Action Committee to all houses in Kwanjana to register the families affected by the rain. What a need we have seen...
Malawi is in desperate need of help
Yesterday, a state of emergency was decleared in Malawi, by president Peter Mutharika. From monday evening to friday evening, it rained day and night. Villages were flooded, homes were washed away, people drowned and some people are still missing.
An ordinary day for a special calling
This is the story of Mister Majawa, one of the volunteers of the Action Committee. 'It is a day like every other day. I went to my garden to water the crops. It is my daily work in the village. I did my work just as any other day. While I was busy, my wife told me the latest news from town: 'The major calls together the entire village for a meet...
The Action Committee in the picture
The For a Change Foundation always cooperates with the local people, especially with the Action Committee. The members of the Action Committee know best that the consequences of severe poverty are and know the surroundings and the people. They are the bridge between For a Change and the village.
A drop in the ocean
About 4 years ago, we came up with the name 'For a Change'. Logo's were designed, core values were formulated, a Facebook page was created. To make a long story short: the For a Change Foundation started. Four heads were filled with dreams, plans and ideas.
A mother is speaking
Today, we get to know Elufe Kamoto, mother of Mervice, a girl that visits our nursery school. She is a single mom with 4 children. She has a little business: she sells tomatos. With the money she makes, she can buy food for her children. But she admits that is it not easy. There are days that she does not sell enough, making it impossible to giv...
There is a difference
After a long silence, it is time to let you hear about us again. The silence did not mean that we did not do anything, but that there was so much work that we could not find the time to write a blog. High time to let you know something about our beautiful work!