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Charities operating in Malawi

A number of Charities run very effective projects in Malawi. These range from very large international organisations, to small groups of people focussed on helping a single specific project. Further information can be found by clicking the links below.

African Vision Malawi
Support for orphans in health, education and self-sufficiency.

Aid Africa
Serving the most vulnerable in rural Malawi.

Building Malawi
We are a small, new UK based charity committed to improving opportunities for children in Malawi through building schools and libraries.

Banonie Mwale Foundation
A nonprofit charitable organization located in Nkhotakota. Their aim is to help educate children to give them a healthy start in life, whilst also working with communities to improve their future.

Cara Malawi
Working in the Dedza District in Malawi the charity works to “Help the poor of Malawi to help themselves”.

Carnivore Conservation Malawi
Monitors and works to conserve large carnivores in Malawi.

Concern Universal
By building skills and connecting people at all levels in society, Concern Universal help communities deliver practical solutions with long term impact.

The Chauncy Maples Project
Rennovation of an historic hospital ship on Lake Malawi.

Children of the Nations Malawi
Work with orphaned children in Malawi by helping with food, education, medical care, Christian discipleship, job training, clean water, a University/Vocational Program for older students, and much more.

An orphanage and pioneering village by village grassroots development in Malawi.

Community Opportunity
An income-generating and skills-generating project in alliance with a Community Centre in Lilongwe.

Community Forum (COFO) is a local non-profit organization based in Chikwawa district, Malawi. Our long – term vision is to promote education, arts and sports, climate change, HIV/AIDS, entrepreneurship, gender equality (rights of disability and eradicate child marriage) and food justice where communities are exercising their rights to grow, sell, and eat healthy food.

Chambe Centre for Divine Mercy
CCDM is a local community based organisation, aimed at providing a minimum holistic care for orphans and vulnerable children.

Determined to Develop
A nonprofit organisation that works in the rural area of Chilumba. Their mission is to empower, through education, the people of Malawi to become agents of development for their families, communities, country, and world.

EMMS International
The charity works with partners in Malawi to bring health and education for today, and hope for tomorrow.

Work with vulnerable children who are, or risk being, separated from their family.

Lifenets International
Clinics in Balaka and Lilongwe

Feast it Forward
Support Malawi communities through encouraging the support of wine & food enthusiasts, by raising awareness of the origins of what we eat and the people involved in producing it.

Friends of Mulanje Orphans

Friends of Sick Children in Malawi
Improve the care and well being of the 80,000 sick children admitted to or seen each year in the Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Blantyre.

Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance
Delivering HIV related basic health services to rural villages and health facilities.

Habitat for Humanity
Builds homes to tackle poverty housing in Malawi

H.E.L.P Malawi

HOPE for Malawi
Helping rural communities in Domasi, Malawi.

Hope Missions Ministries
Transforming communities in Malawi through the implementation of programs which affect all areas of community.

JCT Children’s Foundation
Poverty alleviation for orphans in rural, AIDS-affected communities.

Jumbo Foundation Elephant Orphanage
A registered non profit organisation, who care for large wild animals that are milk dependent until they are ready to be relased back into the wild.

Kusewera Village
Located at Chitipi in Lilongwe, Kusewera Village empowers and educates children through active and creative play. Volunteer opportunities are also available at Kusewera.

Supports the national leprosy and skin disease programme and carries out vital research in the fight against leprosy, HIV and tuberculosis.

Lilongwe Wildlife Centre
A sanctuary for rescued, orphaned and injured wild animals. The world´s first accredited “People & Wildlife” PAW centre, working with the local people to promote nature conservation that will benefit both the people and wildlife of Malawi.

Made in Malawi
Founded in 2011, We are a UK based charity that focuses on the Chipoka Village of Southern Malawi.

Maggie Mwanza Foundation (MAMF)
We aim to open doors of hope and opportunity for the children of Malawi through various projects.

Raises funds in the UK to assist healthcare services in Malawi. The charity has completed numerous projects in Malawi over the years from Nsanje to Chitipa, Nchinji to Mangochi.

Malawi Association for Christian Support
Support for communities in Malawi

Malawi Children’s Village
A home based orphan and vulnerable children support program in Mangochi.

Malawi Education Project
Sends educational materials to schools and communities in rural Malawi

Malawi Kukula
A belgian non-profit association to develop tourism in Malawi working with a local tour guide.

Mary’s Meals
A charity with a vision to ensure every child receives one daily meal in their place of education.

Mayamiko Trust
Helping people lift themselves out of poverty through skills training, education, nutrition, sanitation and fairer trade practices.

MicroLoan Foundation
Microloan is an organisation focused on helping women in Africa get out of poverty, by providing a small loan to support their businesses. These are very small loans but go a long way. Loans are paid back as and when the women can afford to – with the returned money going back out to help others.

MOET (Mangochi Orphans Education & Traingin
MOET is a community-based, co-educational day school for orphans and vulnerable children in the Mangochi district of Malawi by the lakeshore. It provides not only primary school education but also practical skills training in a caring environment which respects all belief systems.

Mphatikizo is Chichewa for ‘join together’ and the idea for the charity was born from the deficiencies founders Bob and Regina saw in the delivery of aid in Africa, as well as an overwhelming drive to help Regina’s people.

Mpira Foundation
The Mpira Foundation provides sports equipment, facilities and supporting programmes in places of education in rural Africa, encouraging students attendance and participation in primary, secondary and tertiary education.

A maternity hospital for Malawi’s Underprivileged Mothers

Nancholi Youth Organisation
Helping Malawi with water sanitation projects and culture projects.

Naturally Africa Foundation
Charitable projects and volunteer opportunities

Nyika Development Trust
Nyika Development Trust is a newly registered non-profit making organisation with an objective to advocate and facilitate developments in Malawi, our target area being the northern region.

The Nchima Trust
Funds projects in Malawi focussed on health, education, rural credit & orphan support.

Orant Charities Africa
Orant Charities Africa is a Malawian NGO that is dedicated to building more stable local communities by empowering women and the poor with holistic and data-driven programs.

Outreach Scout Foundation
Non-profit organisation which provides optimal framwork condition to vulnerable young women and men in rural communities, promoting social justice and good governance, water sanitation, environmental protection, agriculture and nutrition security, rights of the children and HIV/AIDS prevention and support.

Pump Aid
Pump Aid are an award-winning water charity committed to improving water access to rural Malawians. Their innovative focus on ownership gives Malawians agency, treating them as customers, not beneficiaries.

Response ABILITY Alliance
RAA is committed to helping those in need by providing support for better homes, healthier lives, and better livelihoods.

Ripple Africa
Working with local communities on education, healthcare and environmental projects.

A non profit organisation set out to help orphaned children in Malawi to gain an education, through their youth entrepreneurship program, scholarship support and many other great initiatives.

SOS Children’s Villages
Run a number of projects in Malawi

Sparkle Malawi
A charity that works with communities offering feeding programmes, first aid and health care, education and more.

Starfish Malawi
UK Based Christian Charity that works to improve the lives of children in Malawi. Over the years, the charity has implemented and been involved with a vast number of projects on topics such as health, education & HIV/AIDS awareness.

Temwa works in remote, rural areas of northern Malawi. Their mission is to develop self-sufficient communities by supporting projects in education, health, agricuture and forestry, and microfinance.

Tilinanu Orphanage in Malawi houses, feeds, loves and educates 34 girls, feeds 175 community orphans daily and runs 3 boys foster homes. They facilitate sustainable change through their outreach projects and with the help of their volunteers.

Tiyeni is Malawi charity ran by Malawians who have a passion in saving their country from starvation. By demonstrating sustainable farming, they encourage the production of better crops and prevention soil erosion.

Urunji Child-Care Trust
Urunji Child-Care Trust (UCCT) is a local Non-Governmental Organization working to combat malnutrition and illiteracy by providing free meals and educational materials to underprivileged children in Malawi.

Vinjeru Education in Malawi
Dedicated to supporting measures to eliminate illiteracy and poverty in Malawi

The Water Tap Foundation
The Water Tap Foundation is an international charity whose mission is to provide clean drinking water to poor areas of the world.

Water Wells for Africa
Established in 1996, WWFA build water wells in rural africa to provide clean water and assist in that first step out of poverty.

Wells for Zoë
Provides low cost, small scale, appropriate and sustainable water technology (wells, pumps and dams).

Wood World Missions
Assisting orphans in North Malawi.

Youth Code
Established in 2012, the Youth Code cultural centre aims to provide life skills for disadvantaged people in Nkhotakota. It is the only cultural institution of its kind in the district. They provide a Music School for youth and frequently host cultural events for the citizens of Nkhotakota.

Youth of Malawi
Youth of Malawi is a non-profit organization dedicated to enrich the lives of orphans and vulnerable children in Malawi by building educational facilities, medical clinics, libraries and assisting with agricultural developments.

Promotes the peaceful co-existence of humans and the natural environment by developing & implementing programs with emphasis on supporting biodiversity, education & the alleviation of poverty in Africa.

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