The Great Commission

The Great Commission

The Great Commission, given in Matthew 28, instructs us believers to go into the world and make disciples of Christ by teaching them all that he has commanded us to do in scripture. One of the many ways we are called to do that is through leadership. In 1 Peter 5:2,...

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Full Potential

Full Potential

In Philippians 1:4, Paul says “he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.” We aim to help bring the Lord’s work to completion with each person that we work with. We achieve this through the programs that we run, all...

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Parable of the Talents

Parable of the Talents

Jesus teaches us, in The Parable of the Talents, to make good use of what He has given us. In Y-Malawi’s most recent project, that is what we are aiming to do. This project’s objective is to establish a farm with the aim of combating the hunger season in Malawi....

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Sunday School

Sunday School

When Y-Malawi works with churches, it also works with the children of those churches by establishing Sunday schools. Y-Malawi presents the opportunity for members of the churches to join programs and Bible studies that teach them more about the Lord and His Word. Once...

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The Whole Family Matters

The Whole Family Matters

Y-Malawi strives to touch all aspects of the family unit. In addition to the Reading Corners for children’s education, the Adult’s Education programs for grown ups, and the economic development programs for a source of income for the family, Y-Malawi also provides...

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It’s Never Too Late

It’s Never Too Late

Can you imagine going back to kindergarten to learn how to read and write as an adult? It may sound out of this world, but when you’ve grown up having learned to do neither, it’s a step in the right direction. Lingson is a brilliant young man in Malawi who has managed...

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Let The Little Children Come To Me

Let The Little Children Come To Me

Proverbs 22:6 says “Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.” Raising the next generation of leaders and contributors to society is not a task that must be taken lightly. Children are sponges who absorb...

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Boundless Love

Boundless Love

Do you ever hear God calling you, but you feel like you don’t have the resources to respond? Oftentimes, people are called, but hold themselves back out of fear of inadequacy. Moses was like that when the Lord called him to free His people. In Exodus 4:10 he said...

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Walk the Talk

Walk the Talk

Proverbs 14:23 says “All hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty.” Faidon is a Malawian man who has embraced this principle perfectly. Like the majority of Malawians, Faidon and his family rely on subsistence farming, which is farming for you...

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There’s Always Room for Improvement

There’s Always Room for Improvement

One of Y-Malawi’s greatest testimonies is the Vocational Training Center (VTC) located in Nkhotakota. What started out as a way to train a few Malawians of a useful skill they could use to make money and sustain themselves has now turned into a booming success. The...

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Children Are The Future

Children Are The Future

Can you imagine coming second place in a race where there are one hundred other participants? That’s what Caroline did! Caroline is a Malawian girl in standard 6 (4th grade). She is among almost one hundred other students, yet she was ranked as second best according...

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Homework As A Blessing

Homework As A Blessing

Have you ever considered something as simple and mundane as doing your homework as a blessing? To these girls, it is. Girls in Malawi face many obstacles in their pursuit of education. The weight of household responsibilities falls fully on them which leaves little...

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Leading By Example

Leading By Example

Hebrews 13:7 reminds us to imitate the faith of our leaders, but in a world where not all leaders are good spiritual mentors, it’s important that we follow those who remain in the Lord’s Word. Such leaders can be found in Dwangwa, an area that has several villages and...

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Jesus Had a Job Too

Jesus Had a Job Too

In the same way that everybody goes to work every day, so did Jesus! He was a carpenter who did wood work for a living. Y-Malawi’s Economic Empowerment Program works to provide that same opportunity of a sustainable job for Malawians. This program helps many Malawians...

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A Matter of Faith

A Matter of Faith

Maybe you never thought about it, but God was the first farmer!  Y-Malawi partner Fishers Trainers and Senders includes teaching Farming God's Way in their Bible study curriculum.  This innovation teaches class members different agricultural methods that they can...

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Serving the Least of These

Serving the Least of These

Churches and Bible study groups are working together for the good of individuals in the community. One example of this is seen through the testimony of a man with cancer.  In a Malawian village, having such a serious and persistent illness is sometimes seen as taboo....

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Potential to Possible

Potential to Possible

Like many women in Malawi, Gloria was dependent on her husband for an income. She had the potential to make money of her own, but didn’t possess the resources to do so. Then Gloria joined Y-Malawi's Economic Empowerment program.  In the program women are empowered to...

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Dana’s Story

Dana’s Story

Ever think to yourself, “How did I get here?” Sometimes God takes us places in life to prepare us for what He has coming in the future. Way back in 2008 Dana was attending a church that decided to build water wells in Malawi. She didn’t know anything about Malawi back...

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The Greatest Gift of All

The Greatest Gift of All

Isha is a brilliant young girl at a local school in Nkhotakota. But she struggled juggling school work and household responsibilities. She was required to help her single mother at home make ends meet. Eventually, she decided to drop out of school. The money used to...

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Gardens of Knowledge

Gardens of Knowledge

Mpamantha Children’s Club gathers children together to teach them many different subjects and skills, one of which is gardening. There is a little boy named Samuel who is part of that club. He has an amazing story that comes from the lessons he learned at this club....

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Her Heart Wasn’t In It

Her Heart Wasn’t In It

Mpamantha Last Church is a church located in Nkhotakota that wanted to start a Sunday school program for the children that attend, but needed somebody who would teach the word of God. They consulted a woman named Mainess to fill this position. Mainess is a member of...

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Believe You Can Achieve

Believe You Can Achieve

The Mtaya Youth Club is determined to help their members to a better life. To raise money the club dug an entire fishpond using just 2 hand shovels. To fill the pond with water, they used a foot powered pump to bring water from a local stream. Imagine a stair stepping...

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The sun and the Son

The sun and the Son

Thanks to some very special gifts, we are continuing to move forward with solar powered water pumps.  These pumps are having an incredible impact in the battle against hunger. This is what the pumps look like.  A solar panel drives a pump that floats on the water in a...

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Something Special?

Something Special?

Have you been blessed in a special way?  We are always working on special blessing too.  There are needs that go beyond the day-to-day and special gifts help us get there.  Below are some things we are working on right now. 10 new preschools still need chalkboards so...

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Zikomo for the Water

Zikomo for the Water

Its a sinking feeling.  In some parts of the United States pipes can freeze during winter.  When that happens you turn the faucet and nothing comes out.  Now the nightmare begins as you try to figure out how to live life without water.  Yet for most, this is just...

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A Broken Heart in Love

A Broken Heart in Love

Think sponsorship is all about giving a little to someone who is poor and needs help?  Think again.  In her own words here is Sue’s story. “God really spoke to my heart about the needs and struggles the girls in Malawi have. Things that we take for granted everyday...

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God’s Got Talent

God’s Got Talent

His name is Talent and he was sick. The doctors said they could do nothing.  Not a Christian, he didn’t know what to do.  People told him not to seek help from God because God does not care about your situation.  Any remaining hope he had was fading fast.  Not knowing...

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New Y-Malawi App!

New Y-Malawi App!

Have you seen our new app?  If you haven’t you can download it today! It’s free and will be your best source for keeping up with the latest news and video’s. Plus, you can donate, sponsor, and in the next phase even keep up with daily activities on trips all through...

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Elizabeth’s Story

Elizabeth’s Story

“I thought it was the end of my life.”  That’s what Elizabeth said about her situation when she was raped before entering high school. Elizabeth lives in a home with a family of 11.  She had been able to attend elementary school regularly, but the pregnancy put an end...

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5 Things

5 Things

Are you as excited about what God is doing in Malawi as we are?  Perhaps God is prompting you to lean in a little closer.  But then what could you do?  A lot actually, and the even better news is that everyone can do something!  God gives us all different ways to...

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