Raising Malawi, Inc. is a registered 501 c3 non-profit organization
Many of the photos of Malawi used courtesy of Kristen Ashburn.
The HIV/AIDS epidemic continues to plague Malawi. The national rate of infection among adults remains near 11% , due in large part to a lack of education. Approximately 51,000 people die of AIDS each year—enough people to fill an average stadium.
HIV/AIDS has had a particularly devastating impact on children. According to UNAIDS, 120,000 children are currently living with HIV, and 650,000 children are orphaned by the epidemic.
These numbers may be daunting, but even a little progress can make a significant difference. Through donations and efforts of volunteers, Raising Malawi is able to provide basic health needs by: