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£595raised of £100 target by 34 supporters

    Weʼve raised £595 to Help empower a young women in Kauma, rural Malawi who, along with her 8 month old baby, has no home or income currently.

    Funded on Thursday, 20th July 2017

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    Maddie has been working to set up her own community organisation, Time Malawi, which aims to empower young women and girls in her home country of Malawi. She is currently in a village called Kauma on the outskirts of Malawi's capital city, Lilongwe, working on Time Malawi's first project, which is supporting women by helping them to set up and microfinance small businesses.

    While in Kauma she came across this women and her 8 month old baby. While not part of the Time Malawi project Maddie is still keen to help her. The woman pictured is only 20 years old and is treated badly by her husband. He often leaves her 3 or 4 days without food. When Maddie met her she was crying, she hadn't ate for 6 days and her husband was telling her to leave and to go back to her family in Kasungu, 120KM North of Kauma. Her family won't take her back as they can't afford the extra mouth to feed and once married they expect the husband to look after her. The situation for her and her young child is clearly a dire one. For 80,000 Malawi Kwacha, about £90, Maddie can help this woman to get back to Kasungu pay for her first months food and to set up a business to provide her with income. If you would like to help us to help this women and her young child please let me know. Any donations much appreciated.

    Hopefully we can smash through the £100 target and any surplus can be used by Time Malawi to help more women and girls in similar situations.

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      34

      • Pari Pancholi

        Pari Pancholi

        Jul 10, 2017

        Keep up the good work Chris & Maddie. An excellent cause.

        £5.00

      • Ian Cole

        Ian Cole

        Jul 7, 2017

        ....good cause that will hopefully change this persons life in a positive way.

        £10.00

      • David Welch

        David Welch

        Jul 3, 2017

        Hope things work out for her & you will soon be able to help a lot more girls.Mum & Dad

        £20.00

      • Pradeep Mathur

        Pradeep Mathur

        Jul 3, 2017

        A great cause . Well done

        £20.00

      • Adrian Saxton

        Adrian Saxton

        Jun 28, 2017

        Great cause, happy to support.

        £20.00

      • Kenny Ademolu

        Kenny Ademolu

        Jun 28, 2017

        Good luck!

        £10.00

      • Pete Addison

        Pete Addison

        Jun 28, 2017

        Interested to hear how the effort to support goes over the coming months, all the best, Pete

        £10.00

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