Community Concert for Joshua

February 3, 2015

Come and join us for an eclectic evening of local musical talent in aid of Joshua Venue: St Mark’s Church, Myddelton Square, London EC1R 1XX Web: www.stmarks-clerkenwell.co.uk Date: Thursday 12th of February Time: 7 – 10pm. The night will be kicked off by a local school choir, and each half will have a variety of acts …..

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Your donations in action – Malawi Floods

January 27, 2015

Thanks to the incredible response to Joshua’s Emergency Appeal we have been quickly able to start helping people whose lives have been devastated by flooding in Malawi. One such person is Mphatso, a single mother with 11 children to care for. Mphatso makes her living from brewing local beer to sell in her village which …..

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Emergency Flood Appeal

January 19, 2015

Urgent appeal to help families affected by flooding in Malawi 200,000 people have been displaced and 170 killed due to flooding caused by extreme weather in Malawi. Caught between two cyclones there has been non-stop heavy rain for more than 72 hours, the worst the country has experiences in 20 years. Worryingly things are set …..

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Tell them we are over the moon!

January 10, 2015

Joshua Trustee David Pearson has been working hard to complete a footbridge over the Mudi River and we are delighted to announce that it has now been completed. The Manyenje footbridge has been funded by Sherborne Castles Rotary Club. We would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to the club and all its members for …..

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Sylvia awarded MBE in New Year’s Honours list

January 6, 2015

Sylvia Avgherinos, Joshua’s Executive Director, was delighted to learn that she has been awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours List in recognition of her charitable works in Malawi. She is pleased to accept this honour but acknowledges it could not have been possible without the physical and ever-needed financial support of family, friends, …..

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“What else would you do on a Monday night?”

November 23, 2014

“What else would you do on a Monday night?” This was what Hugh McShane, one of the organisers of Hurst Dad’s Footballer’s said to me when I spoke to him about their incredible fundraising efforts on behalf of Joshua. Hugh, Jon Bunning and around eighteen dads and some former students of Hurstpierpoint College meet every …..

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Joshua Christmas Cards sell like hotcakes

November 11, 2014

Joshua Trustee Sarah Charlton and fundraiser Heather Deaville were delighted to be a part of the Charity Christmas Sale and Coffee Morning at St Mary Magdalen church in Tilehurst a few weeks ago, where our handmade cards from Malawi sold out!    

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25th Oct – Last day on Project

October 28, 2014

Today we awoke for the last day on project slightly later than usual. We ate our breakfast and prepared ourselves for a rigorous day of exercise and competition in the Malawian heat. We then devised 5 different events for the day of sports.The events were dizzy football, skipping, crocodiles, over and under and a relay …..

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Day Six for LP volunteers – English Lessons

October 24, 2014

After a lazy breakfast the groups got going and we were off to our work sites. The Marys Meals team started the day in the primary school assisting with English lessons as the ladies in the feeding centre were undergoing some refresher training. The team taught the alphabet and vowels. The landscaping group smoothed and …..

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First day on site for Leighton Park volunteers

October 20, 2014

A team of enthusiastic volunteers from Leighton Park School arrived in Malawi on Friday and on Sunday they had their first taste of working on site. This is from their blog, which we will share with you as much as we can: Today we trekked up the mountain to attend a church service at the …..

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Joshua Orphan and Community Care, UK Registered Charity 1114727
Joshua Orphan and Community Support Group, Blantyre, Malawi Registerd Charity R.G. 20754/M/5.2005

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