Mgona

Home-based care delivers medicine and hope in Malawi

When Brenda learned she was HIV positive in 2007, she struggled with much more than just agonizing physical pain. The mother of two was also in emotional turmoil, desperately fighting depression. Home-based care (HBC) volunteers in Mgona learned about her situation and intervened. They began to visit Brenda on a regular basis; cleaning and assisting […]

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A Transformed Life

“I saw God in my life in a big way when I fell ill,” says Belita Wayson from Mgona, Malawi. In 2010 after becoming very sick, she chose to be tested for HIV. The results were positive. Doctors revealed she was also suffering from tuberculosis and asthma. At first, Belita refused to accept her diagnosis. […]

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15 Minutes Away

Our Malawian partner, Keta, explains what is happening just 15 minutes from her house.  

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When Mothers Are Cared For, The Whole Family Benefits

Emily, 28, is expecting her third child and, like most moms, she is excited. Except this time her pregnancy is much easier because she has joined the Safemotherhood Program in her community of Mgona, Malawi. This program caters to pregnant and lactating mothers who want the best for their baby, but often cannot afford to […]

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Stronger, Together

Meet Kaundu. She is 26 years old and a mother of two. She lives in Mgona, Malawi.   She is also HIV positive and has cancer. Her complicated medical needs create a difficult life for her and her family. Her cancer began in her mouth and now has travelled to her legs. Kaundu is on […]

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