Joshua Orphan and Community Care are grateful for the backing of numerous Trusts and Foundations who provide vital support for our life changing work.
We are always interested in hearing from new groups interested in our work, so if you are a Trustee looking to make a big difference to a small charity then please get in touch with Sarah Hammond Ward by emailing [email protected] to find out more about our work.
Current projects in need of funding include:
The Sukulu Project
Every day in Malawi, thousands of children are unable to attend school, not because they do not want to, but because poverty prevents them from so doing. For those who are fortunate Secondary School is a dream come true. However, the reality is that most children in Malawi do not complete Primary School, let alone receive a secondary education. This is due to poverty. The battle for food, shelter and clothing comes first for over a million orphans who struggle to survive day by day in Malawi, leaving education at the bottom of the agenda. Joshua supports around 200 students every year to access secondary education by providing a bursary – this pays for school fees, uniform and exams.
Support a community-based childcare centre
There is a huge opportunity to make a difference to the lives of children by providing effective pre-school education, nutrition and health care before they reach the age of 6 years hold. This gives them a head start in education with evidence that it benefits them throughout their education and future employment. We work with villages to set up community-based childcare centres – a one-stop shop for children to have a daily meal, attend a mobile health clinic and take part in early years education activities. Centres are run by volunteers from the village – Joshua helps train and support them to deliver activities and raise awareness about the importance of early childhood development.
Find out more
To find out more about these and other projects and how your Trust or Foundation can make a difference please contact Sarah Hammond Ward by emailing [email protected].