Felix Chirombo Named Paul Harris Fellow

December 27th, 2016

Missed the 2016 MCV Newsletter in the mail? Read it here on the blog. Read more stories from the newsletter here.  In Felix Chirombo’s office at MCV, one wall is covered with banners from Rotary clubs that have collaborated with MCV for more than 15 years. Among them is longtime partner, the Rotary Club of […]

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Treasurer’s Report 2016

December 21st, 2016

Missed the 2016 MCV Newsletter in the mail? Read it here on the blog. Read more stories from the newsletter here.  Although our official thank you to donors is written in the receipt by our bookkeeper, we thank our supporters throughout the year! You all have helped with the many needs of our orphans and […]

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Village Outreach: The Heart of MCV

December 18th, 2016

Missed the 2016 MCV Newsletter in the mail? Read it here on the blog. Read more stories from the newsletter here.  The heart of MCV is with our Village Outreach Coordinators, Catherine Shabani and Florence Kondwani. Florence learned resilience at an early age when she became an orphan herself at the age of three, losing […]

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Light and Empowerment

December 15th, 2016

Missed the 2016 MCV Newsletter in the mail? Read it here on the blog. Read more stories from the newsletter here.  “You treated us as equals, and you did it with love.” This comment from Gladwell, a primary school teacher in Mangochi district is perhaps the greatest gift I received in working on the Student […]

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Samama Village Profile

December 13th, 2016

Missed the 2016 MCV Newsletter in the mail? Read it here on the blog. The Article below was written by Mary Pomeroy and Frances Vitaglione. Read more stories from the newsletter here.  As longtime donors know, MCV is NOT an orphanage. It is a village- based orphan care project. This means that aside from the […]

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Gracious Celebrates Ten Years

December 10th, 2016

Missed the 2016 MCV Newsletter in the mail? Read it here on the blog. The Article below was written by Jesse Kwiek and Vincent Sisya. Read more stories from the newsletter here.  The idea for Gracious Secondary School began in 2000, when 15 orphan students, each of whom was sponsored by MCV to learn in government […]

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Njala Update

December 7th, 2016

Missed the 2016 MCV Newsletter in the mail? Read it here on the blog.  See more articles from this year’s newsletter here.  Hunger strikes almost every year in Malawi. When it comes it is known as the njala season. (Njala means hunger in Chichewa.) As reported last year, the devastating floods of 2015 wiped out […]

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2016 Newsletter – A letter from our President

December 4th, 2016

Missed the 2016 MCV Newsletter in the mail? Read it here on the blog. Below is the newsletter’s opening address from MCV Board President Tom Vitaglione. Read more stories from the newsletter here.  Dear Donors and Friends, Twenty years ago, some returned Peace Corps Volunteers and Malawians came together to consider the plight of Malawi. Already […]

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