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Katy’s Boys

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Introduction Hi! My name is Katie Bushell and I’m a Primary School Teacher based in Liverpool. I’ve been working alongside the Pulfords and Tilinanu for over two years now, the project I’ve been involved in is fostering orphaned boys within smaller family environments, the project is based in Lilongwe, close by to the girls orphanage. Currently […]

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What we have achieved so far

The influence of volunteers, with their support, love and hard work is life changing, not only to those that they help, but also to the volunteers themselves. The Love Support Unite Africa volunteers have helped change the lives of so many people. The out-reach projects we work on have enabled us to: LSU was founded […]

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Katy Gerity Update – Nov 2011

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My favourite parts Gomez falling asleep on me. My birthday. Seeing the girls playing netball with real goal posts. The girls praying Living with mercy The lake Church Not as good parts Maybe just the food. From a volunteers perspective at Tilianu i have had one of the best experiences of my life. It was […]

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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

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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

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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

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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!

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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

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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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Steve & Mandy Noss

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A Special thank you to Steve and Mandy Noss of Likeminded who have kindly designed, donated and updated this website…

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