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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Matawere Village Profile

December 19th, 2015

Missed the 2015 MCV Newsletter in the mail? Read it here on the blog. We’ll be sharing other articles from the newsletter on the blog in the coming weeks. Find more newsletter articles here. As longtime donors know, MCV is NOT an orphanage. It is a village- based orphan care project. This means that aside […]

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The Villages of MCV’s 
Village-Based Care: Chipoka I

December 14th, 2014

Missed the 2014 MCV Newsletter in the mail? Read it here on the blog. Below is our village profile piece on Chipoka I. You can find other stories from the newsletter on our blog here or access the complete newsletter in PDF  form on our print media page. As longtime donors know, MCV is NOT an […]

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From the Archives – An Extraordinary Man

October 20th, 2014

  The MCV Annual Newsletter 2014 is off to the printer and should be arriving in mail boxes around Thanksgiving. We profile the village of Chipoka 1 in this year’s newsletter, reminding us of Nicki Kennedy’s excellent profile of one of Chipoka 1’s volunteers in our 2010 newsletter. In case you missed it, or would just enjoy reading it again, […]

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Njereza Village Profile

October 20th, 2013

Njereza Village is located further from the shore of Lake Malawi than many of the other villages in the MCV catchment area.  It is 12 kilometers from the road, over near the hills.  Instead of crops being damaged by hippos coming out of the water, here the crops have been damaged by elephants from the […]

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Village Based Orphan Care

October 13th, 2013

Rural Mangochi District, along the southern shores of Lake Malawi, is composed of villages engaged primarily in subsistence farming and fishing. Village populations are family based to a large extent.  Up until the mid 1990’s any child who lost parents was taken in by extended family, thereby making the concept of “orphan” somewhat rare.  But […]

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