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A heart-warming Initiative in Mtunthama On May 4th and 5th, St Andrew’s Mtunthama offered its first deafness treatment project, with expert visiting audiologists from Lilongwe, in partnership with ‘Hear the World Foundation’. St Andrew’s arranged feeding for patients and their carers; Kamuzu Academy very kindly hosted...

Yohane Njirayamanda, 9 months old child admitted to St. Andrew’s hospital for severe anaemia and severe malnutrition form called Kwashiorkor. He got blood transfusion and STAH had to make a special budgetary allocation to prepare an alternative therapeutic feed on top of the breast feeding....

20-20 vision for 2016 and beyond We all know that charities are getting a bad name at the moment because of their costs and their pestering, and so its good again to be able to say that Medic Malawi has no UK costs - no salaries,...

When supporters in Cambridge organised a Christmas Fair for Medic Malawi, they hoped to raise important funds, but little did they realise how it woud bring the office together as they approached Christmas: "I have met people who work in the office that I have never...

[caption id="attachment_1417" align="alignleft" width="300"] Elizabeth with eggs for AMAO[/caption] To all supporters I vividly remember a conversation with Boyson, who recently retired from running our orphanage, ‘AMAO’, with his wife Florence. “I count all the children every night” he said. “To make sure they haven’t run away?!” I asked...

[caption id="attachment_1398" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Dom Stanford and team[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1399" align="aligncenter" width="300"] David and Emma[/caption] Medic Malawi was voted Best Value Charity in a poll at the Birmingham Pop Festival this summer, when festival goers were given various bits of information about competing charities and asked to...

For the last year Medic Malawi has been able to offer monthly eye surgery helping people like David, pictured. This 10-year-old boy had good sight until he was blinded by complications from measles at the age of three. It was totally unnecessary blindness – as is...

To all supporters It is good to tell you about progress in Malawi in these updates, but this month I want to say thank you. There are so many requests for your money and support, and I am deeply touched, and grateful, that you give to...

This month's Newsletter takes a slightly different form - letters from Mtunthama to the head of Medic Malawi, Stephen Drew, from three of the people who make a difference on a daily basis to the lives of people supported by the charity. You can download it...

Merry Christmas! Thank you for all your support in 2014. Below is a link to a video that introduces you to some of the people who have benefitted from the work of Medic Malawi in the last year - our thanks to Paul Kaye from Shrewsbury School...

The October Update newsletter is out - and it's especially close to the heart of Medic Malawi's driving force, Stephen Drew. [caption id="attachment_1337" align="alignleft" width="300"] Amos Nyaka tends to a patient[/caption] Stephen worked at Kamuzu Academy in Malawi before he became head of Wrekin College in Wellington,...

At last St Andrew's hospital has a dedicated and special place for very sick children. Donated by the Toy Trust, I saw the Children's Ward for the first time on my visit in July.  It has already been full to overflowing in 'malaria' season and although...

Your Sterling donation goes a long way and may be equivalent to  : £5    cost of feeding an orphan for a week in the orphanage £10  emergency feeding supplement and bag of seeds in Feeding Centre £30   cost of an eye operation to restore sight to...

We'll be looking to raise more money for Mtunthama from sponsorship in the Three Peaks Walk in September, but here's a touching story of a family who have already found inspiration in the memory of a loved one to walk and support Medic Malawi at...

Medic Malawi is one of three Shropshire organisations who have joined forces to secure a permanent water supply for a hospital in a rural area of one of the most impoverished countries in Africa. The water shortage crisis in Malawi has resulted in the hospital being...

Medic Malawi is set to benefit from the fundraising efforts of a local supporter who is offering a social media policy in exchange for a donation to the charity. Experts at Berners Marketing have created the editable version of the model social media policy to raise...

Medic Malawi’s big breakfast at a Shrewsbury bank raised enough money to fund a nurse for a whole year in Malawi. The town centre branch of Barclays hosted the fundraiser which saw people turn out in droves to enjoy coffee, croissants and cakes. A total of...

There are two events, of a slightly contrasting nature, coming up which may be of interest if you live within range of Shrewsbury The sitting down one Please come along to Breakfast at Barclays, Friday March 8th, 9am to noon. The Bank have been great, and will...

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...

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...