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Medic Malawi's head has launched a fundraising drive to create a specialist eye clinic after British surgeons restored the sight of hundreds of people in the third world region. Stephen Drew, who runs Medic Malawi from his home in Shrewsbury, said the work of volunteers from...

Supporters of Medic Malawi are celebrating after winning the backing of a town bank to host one in a series of Big Breakfasts to raise thousands of pounds for life saving work in Africa. And Medic Malawi appealed for as many groups and individuals as possible...

A Shining Star The best thanks I can give for all your help this year is in this letter from Father Petro of St Andrew’s, sent to me in October: The orphanage is standing like a shining star that attracts the sight of many The number of the...

This year we have produced a Medic Malawi Alternative Gift. We have a range of five beautifully presented cards available for sale. They are all based on original photos, taken in Mtunthama. The value of each gift  will be given entirely to the work of Medic Malawi. The Gifts are: £5...

Field news from a volunteer medical student working in Mutunthama, Malawi. With a rare five-month summer looming (due to the term dates of my intercalated year – rather than a generous gift from our medical school!) I started to hunt for a small medical charity in...

It was great to have support for The Climb, our sponsored ascent of Snowdon. Thank you to the 20 or so who took part, and also to a breakaway couple who walked 28 miles around The Seven Sisters and Beachy Head ! Wonderful...

A team of specialist eye surgeons have teamed up with Medic Malawi to restore the sight of 150 people in the Malawi. The Malawi Eye Surgery Fund was launched three years ago and boasts members including doctors from across the UK and South Africa. A team...

Stephen Drew's Medic Malawi Newsletter for May 2012 is out now. Download it here (3mb) You can subscribe to the Newsletter by contacting Stephen by email at medicmalawi@gmail.com...

The Toy Trust have given MM £100,000 over two years for the building and running of a new orphanage in Mtunthama. Medic Malawi's director, Stephen Drew described the grant as "amazing". This is not only the biggest grant that MM...

Dr Peter Munjale is interviewed by Dr Roger Henderson [cincopa AgHAoJrhpM6s]...

The head of Medic Malawi, Stephen Drew, has declared himself "very chuffed" at the early indications of fundraising from the Big Breakfast in February. In an email to MM supporters, Stephen said: "The Big Breakfast has been fantastic. Thank you a million times over  to...

[caption id="attachment_575" align="alignleft" width="350"] Kirsty Smallman in Malawi[/caption] Kirsty Smallman, partner of Shropshire-based public relations company Journalism and PR, travelled to Malawi in 2007 with Wrekin College. You can read Kirsty's blog about her visit to Mtunthama here Kirsty and her business partner Rhea Alton have kindly agreed...

Who says you can’t make a difference in Africa? The story of a  transformation in Malawi: In July we found a neglected vegetable garden at the St Andrew’s Nutrition centre Mtunthama. A sponsor had abruptly withdrawn support, and so  there was no gardener , no seeds, no...

Mtunthama has been buzzing this summer. The tenth anniversary of the opening of St Andrew’s Hospital took place on 30 July, attended by the Minister of Health, the Bishop of Lake Malawi, local MP’s, local chiefs and village headmen, and over three thousand people eager...

In August 2011 we handed over the reins of Medic Malawi to Stephen Drew. Like us he spent four years teaching at Kamuzu Academy, his final three years as headmaster, so he is as familiar with Malawi as we are. Following his time at Kamuzu Academy...

November 2011 Dear friends and supporters of Medic Malawi   10th anniversary celebrations It was a pleasure, a privilege and a challenge to be at the 10th anniversary celebrations of St Andrew’s Hospital in August. A pleasure of course – the joyous singing , dancing and acting, with songs about St Andrew’s specially written...

dazzlerman1000's Malawi video, Meet the Country   Alex McBreen's Youtube video about the work of Medic Malawi   Medic Malawi began in December 1997 as a means of raising small sums of money to supplement health care in the Mtunthama region of Malawi. Originally intended to serve a catchment area...

Need a speaker? I need an audience!! I am really on the lookout for opportunities to speak at services of worship, assemblies, lunches or dinners, or even just small gatherings of friends. This will be the key to bringing Medic Malawi to the attention of more and more people. If...

How about inviting your friends over for breakfast while at the same time raising money for Medic Malawi? As little as £25 feeds the Orphanage for a day, so why not invite your friends over to catch-up over breakfast or brunch with their donations going to Medic Malawi? We can provide background material...

Malawi is one of the poorest countries in the world. It has few resources and little rain. It is landlocked, with some disorganised neighbours. And yet it is the warm heart of Africa. Its beautiful people have values and qualities that make a huge impression on anyone...

This is probably my favourite Malawi picture. I call it the Mike Photo. It was taken in 2006 when we had built the first half of our orpahnage  and it shows one of the orphans, Mike, sittting on the foundations, studying the plans of the second half of his own...

July 6, 2009 by Vicky St Andrew’s Hospital now has a staff of seventy one and growing, and so the building of staff houses is a major part of development. We have a new surgical ward and an ART centre(to care for HIV/AIDS patients). Whilst it is...

Even if you can’t pinpoint the exact location of Gotham City—this 550-fill insulated hooded jacket will keep you warmer during your local commute this winter.Have you ever done your shopping from your living room? Avoid going from store to store to store? It's possible. The...