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.
Since 2006, Raising Malawi has remained committed to supporting organizations and individuals who fight tirelessly to help the estimated 1 million orphans, vulnerable children, and their families and communities in Malawi. This support includes providing critical medical care to children through community-based clinics and hospitals.One of the individuals supported by Raising Malawi is Dr. Eric Borgstein (photo above), one of three pediatric surgeons working in Malawi, where there are an estimated 7.5 million children. Working with the staff at the Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in Blantyre, Dr. Borgstein treats thousands of children every year, performing hundreds of life-saving operations.
Press Release - There have been many reports regarding Madonna’s recent visit to Malawi. Some of these reports include inaccurate information and accusations by the Malawian Government on Madonna’s character and the work of her foundation Raising Malawi. Despite the accusations, Madonna and her organization Raising Malawi remains committed to the health and education of the children of Malawi.