Archive for month: September, 2011

Nicola Robinson

Nicola Robinson and all her colleagues from Glasgow University who helped at the orphanage and at the local hospital for several days.

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Katie 12 July – 12 Aug

Categories:Volunteers Diary

Katie raised a significant amount of money prior to her trip for a project of her choice at Tilinanu and has been a fantastic volunteer where she has pumped her raised money into learning, creativity and most importantly giving the girls the opportunity for play! Katie has created a play area within Tilinanu for the […]

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Fresh help

Categories:Volunteers Diary

Tilinanu has always been smothered by fresh volunteers but this is the first year that we have placed guidelines for those volunteers to protect the well being of its Angels. Mercy Mkandawire and the Pulford family have decided to implement this due to the increase of awareness of Tilinanu and its location within Lilongwe. This […]

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Gary Dixon

Categories:Volunteers Diary

Gary Dixon who contacted us through the website also spent 2 weeks volunteering at the orphanage this summer. Apart from the physical work he put in he also gave us unlimited valuable advice and suggestions towards taking the project a step further.

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Sophie, Laura and a kind gentleman!

Categories:Volunteers Diary

There is no doubt that Tilinanu is learning as we go. We don’t feel that orphanages have a manual, as many are so unique and offer different opportunities. Tilinanu is blessed that we have managed to learn as we develop and haven’t had any drastic learning curves. However, Tilinanu has learned that water bills are […]

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Pia and Julia

Categories:Volunteers Diary

Pia and Julia arrived in late July. They have come from Germany to volunteer their skills in teaching the girls of Tilinanu. Furthermore, the girls raised donations to help Tilinanu develop towards self sustainability, and they are using some of the money raised to build a new cooking oven which is one hundred times safer […]

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Mamma Mia! – It’s ABBA Night

Categories:All Updates, Fundraising

Abba Party Night organised by The Beacon Magazine and Quorn Country Hotel. Friday 23rd September 2011, 7pm till midnight. 2 course dinner, glass of Pimms, Abba tribute band and disco. Tables of 10, £29.95 each Hopefully will be a good night-Please organise a table! Please phone 0116 2301166 to reserve table or ring Yvonne on 07740 […]

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2011 Fundraisers

Categories:All Updates, Fundraising

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts to everybody who has supported our fundraising events and organised events on our behalf. This year has included: A 1940’s Hair Show and Vintage Tea Party by Lyn and all the girls at Aqua ‘Christmas Recovery Evening’ followed by supper organised by Catherine Heyworth and all her friends. The […]

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Workshop September 2011 Update

Categories:Workshop Diary

It is proving more difficult that we first anticipated integrating the community into Tilinanu despite spreading the word of the opportunities that Tilinanu offers through the community’s chief. It is understandable that they are sceptical of westerners due to previous charities letting them down. There has also been a problem of jealousy amongst the village […]

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July 12th – August 12th

Categories:Fundraising

Katie raised a significant amount of money prior to her trip for a project of her choice at Tilinanu and has been a fantastic volunteer where she has pumped her raised money into learning, creativity and most importantly giving the girls the opportunity for play! Katie has created a play area within Tilinanu for the […]

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