Welcome to Malawi—the warm heart of Africa. The country shares its borders with Tanzania, Zambia and Mozambique, and lays claim to beautiful Lake Malawi. With a population of 15 million, this diverse country is troubled by low life expectancy and high infant mortality as it battles the prevalence of HIV-AIDS. The country relies heavily on an economy based on agriculture, including sugar cane, … [Read more...]
Commissioner Brian Peddle shares reflections and photos from his visit to Malawi.
February 11, 2013 Leave a Comment
Through the Partners in Mission campaign, we can improve the lives of people around the world.
May 14, 2012 by Commissioner Brian Peddle Leave a Comment
“Welcome to the warm heart of Africa.” These were words I heard over and over again when I visited Salvation Army projects throughout the Malawi Territory. At first I thought that this descriptive phrase simply captured the inspiring landscape and hot temperatures. But the truth of this greeting is found in the Malawian people. For many Salvationists, the Partners in Mission campaign is … [Read more...]
For the past four years, the Gifts of Hope campaign has provided support to vulnerable people around the world
September 28, 2010 by Major Gillian Brown Leave a Comment
When the Gifts of Hope campaign launched in October 2007, it carried the tagline “Gifts guaranteed to bring hope”—a bold promise that has born fruit. Last June, in the remote Liberian village of Arthington, a young mother went into labour. She had no access to public transport and was unable to make the two-hour walk to a medical clinic. But she safely delivered her firstborn thanks to … [Read more...]
Now active in 117 countries, The Salvation Army is at work in all corners of the globe
March 27, 2009 by Major Gillian Brown 1 Comment
We live in a broken world where millions experience hunger, poverty, war, disease, unemployment, and lack of education and health care. There are so many challenges that it can be difficult to know how and when to respond appropriately. Fortunately, The Salvation Army is active in 117 countries, demonstrating love in action to those desperate for support and assistance. The Salvation Army … [Read more...]