News from Malawi Travel
As we strive for a better future for Malawi attained through improving the well-being of the nation’s children, Friends of Sick Children (FOSC) is inviting you to become a FRIEND OF THE SICK CHILDREN by partnering with us in renovating and equipping the much-needed new paediatric high dependency unit at QECH.
We strive to protect and preserve one day at a time
"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better, it is not.
Dr Seuss - The Lorax
Due to the increase in population and the need for woodfuel for cooking and heating, Malawi has lost 85% of its trees in the last 20 years, and as the graph shows: at current rates of population growth and deforestation, by 2025 the country will no longer have enough biomass to sustain the population.
In 2012, Madonna launched a partnership between Raising Malawi and the global nonprofit buildOn. Together, Raising Malawi and buildOn have built 14 primary schools in rural Malawi and educated community members about the importance of girls’ education. Students who attend these schools no longer have to walk miles to reach a school in a neighboring village, learn math under a tree or study their ABCs under a thatched roof.
Today, the Raising Malawi schools serve nearly 10,000 students, fulfilling Madonna’s commitment to making learning and school accessible to Malawian youth.
See what Raising Malawi means for people!
In low income countries people have no money to bring their deceased loved-one home for bereavement and burial or cremation. Parents, family and communities need bereavement in order to cope with their loss. "Nurses for Peace” provides for the transportation home for their deceased patients.
Do help out and donate on Nurses for Peace.
A leaflet of ‘Guidelines for Departing & Arriving Passengers at Airports’ was produced in November by the Ministry of Health downgrading the requirement for those with a negative test result so that they only now have to ‘self-monitor’ but can otherwise travel freely. The latest document states the following for arriving passengers: