Raising Malawi, Inc. is a registered 501 c3 non-profit organization
Many of the photos of Malawi used courtesy of Kristen Ashburn.
+1,000,000 adults and children are living with HIV.
1% of the population receives a college education.
The average life expectancy has dropped to 36 years old.
Over 200 people die of AIDS each day in Malawi.
Just $20 can supply 1 infant with formula for 1 month.
Grassroot Soccer (GRS) uses the power of soccer to educate, inspire, and mobilize communities to stop the spread of HIV. In April, GRS ran its five-day SKILLZ Holiday program with 62 students and seven teachers at Home of Hope (HOH). The program combines HIV prevention activities, soccer and group discussions to raise knowledge about HIV. Everyone had a great time at the camp and learned a lot about HIV prevention and healthy lifestyles.
I am so sad to see that because of the actions of their President Malawians will continue to suffer. In my philanthropic work I have seen the depths of corruption in Malawi’s government. I can only hope that change will come, Malawians deserve so much better