The distribution of food and non food items took place as a result of the request by current "Miss Malawi" to support the elderly in Thyolo district. The recipients were all smiles for the kind donation as most of them had their maize fields destroyed by stalk borers in the last rain-fed growing season.
Gift of the Givers signed a Grant Agreement with the Embassy of Japan amounting to R1.08 Million for implementation of the Project for “Improvement of Agriculture Production through Construction of Irrigation Facilities” in two areas in Blantyre and Chiradzulu Districts, respectively.
Total Project Area: 20 Hectares. Total Beneficiaries: 200 Farmers
Beneficiaries: 100 farmers were registered
Malawi has faced, both last year and this year, a very unique situation of flooding in many parts of the country. And, in some areas, inadequate rainfall has been the order of the day resulting in drought conditions.
A good number of indigenous fellow Malawians are engaged in the charcoal trade by felling trees rampantly, in which case 1 ton of coal is realized from 7 tons of trees that are
The exercise has been undertaken in partnership with Malawi Relief Fund-UK who provided financial assistance to procure and distribute 500 farmers' packs. In addition, our local donor, i.e. Rab Processors Ltd, has also provided funds for purchase and distribution of 1000 farmers' packs.
The programme has covered twelve districts namely: Blantyre Rural, Zomba, Balaka, Mangochi, Machinga,
Gift of the Givers has launched the 2016 Farmers Pack distribution program in the rural areas of Blantyre.
Maize Seed / Beans Seed and 2 types of Fertilizer which will, God Willing, yield enough food for a family of 5/6 members for the whole year here in Malawi. Meanwhile 6.5 million are affected by the prevalent hunger crisis all over the country.
The exercise was carried out in the Northern Region City of Mzuzu during which 500 families were supported with blankets with its precincts in the areas of Luwinga and Katoto. This was a time when the people in the Northern Region especially, Mzimba / Mzuzu, Nkhatabay and Karonga were affected by the floods disaster which displaced over 8,000 people.
Target beneficiaries were the
Activities undertaken in our Social and Economic Empowerment through Development of Skills (S.E.E.D.S) projects. These are being undertaken in three areas in Neno and Balaka Districts, respectively.
Under SEEDS, we are implementing the following projects
1. Chifunga, Neno:
- Beef Cattle rearing;
- Cultivation of Maize, Sugarcane, Tomatoes, Pawpaws, Pigeon Peas & Soya
By Ahmed Sunka, Country Manager
The distribution of food parcels to families is an important programme for GOTG. The Gift of the Givers Foundation distributes food parcels in various areas of Malawi targeting child headed families, the elderly and other vulnerable groups of people. Food parcels may be regarded as a “handout”, but for the beneficiaries, it is a vital intervention that alleviates
The Winter Warmth campaign is an annual project which started in Malawi in December 2005, where we distribute blankets to the underprivileged. The programme aims at providing blankets to people affected by the cold, such as street children and those who don’t have proper housing or heating. In many cases the situation of these people is compounded by malnutrition, malaria, HIV/Aids, TB and other
Due to inadequate facilities such as ambulances in the hospitals, people, especially pregnant women and the elderly, find it difficult to walk long distances to access clinics and hospitals for treatment. Gift of the Givers has deployed Bicycle Ambulances in various rural areas to alleviate this problem.
- In 2006: 5 Communities (50, 000 people)
Sustainable human development is an intervention that not only generates economic growth but distributes its benefits equitably. Gift of the Givers has assisted men and women to venture into businesses. We have also initiated centres in order to equip the rural communities with opportunities. Through this programme, many families have received business start-up capital, sewing machines, knitting