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Pregnant and lactating women have an increased need for vitamins and minerals throughout pregnancy and while lactating. providing supplemental nutrition in the form of a daily multivitamin is an excellent way to meet this increased need.

Ensuring adequateOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA nutrition improves the pregnancy outcome and enhances breast milk.

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The earlier a woman begins taking a multivitamin the greater the impact the vitamins and minerals may have on her and the health of her child

 

 

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Mrs Loveness Pharaoh from Group Village Headman , Nambesa

 

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Mums were told that:

  • Multivitamin can help reduce anemia, night blindness, and other symptoms caused by vitamin and minerals deficiencies.
  • Support a healthy immune system.
  • Improve birth weight.
  • Promote physical and cognitive development in children. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
  • Mrs. Belita Kasawala a happy mother
  • Recommendations:
    • Infants during the first six months of life should be exclusively breastfed.
    • Pregnant and lacttating and children over 6 months of age should seek to eat a nutritious diet that includes a variety of brightly colored fruits and vegetables, animal products such as dairy and meat, and nuts, oil and legumes.
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    • Multivitamin Dosing Instructions:
        • Taking a Multivitamin Capsule-After eating, pregnant and lactating women should take 1 capsule-swallowed whole-together with liquid once daily.
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        • Mirriati Matiyasi one of the Mother support Group coordinator reading instructions on how to give multivitamin to pregnant and lactating women in Malawi, Zomba district, Traditional authority mwambo.

       

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    How Often Multivitamin capsules should be taken every day, but only once capsule a day.

    • Happy mother with a healthy baby from Khalora Village, zomba district, Malawi
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    • A mother who is taking a daily supplementation of multivitamin
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    • Happy Mothers
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    • Happy mother mrs Ethel Sogode from Elliot Village
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    • Mrs Mangulama of Mbatata Village happy with her child
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    • Mrs Namaona of Nambesa Village
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    • Fatsanawo Nyoni Mereka of Mcmoris Village with her happy and healthy child
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    • Care Group’ s meeting
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Chiphoola Children’s corner formalizes the care of children where families, for whatever reason, are unable to provide all the support they need.

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Chiphoola Children’ s Corner is also a focal point which ensures referrals between service providers. With support from Carl and Eloise Pohlad family Foundation

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At Chiphoola Children’ s Corner children aged 6 to 18 years old  especially orphans and other vulnerable children , are given holistic care, support and protection.

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With financial support from the Carl and Eloise Pohlad Family Foundation , chiphoola Children’s Corner follow to key components like the provision of psychosocial care and support and the active participation of children in all Children ‘ s Corner activities from planning and evaluation and in relevant activities within the wider community

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Incorporating an ongoing process of meeting children’s physical, emotional, social, mental and spiritual needs , all of which are considered to be essential elements for meaningful, positive human development.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERALinking all Orphans and other vulnerable Children interventions and because both children and volunteers learn about child rights at the corner, they can be influential in schools as well as in the community at large.

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The center enable children to discover and sharpen their talents, gain a sense of self worth and learn teamwork and respect for others.

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The center integrate children into society, regardless of socioeconomic or other status

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With financial support from Carl and Eloise Pohlad family Foundation, the center build capacity of volunteers to provide psychosocial care and support to orphans and other vulnerable children.

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With financial support from Carl and Eloise Pohlad family Foundation ,Children’ s physical  needs are met, when necessary, orphans ans other vulnerable children are given clothing and blankets.

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At the age of eight children are taught traditional skills such as making local mats, baskets, brooms, combs by volunteers and local artisans.

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Meeting physical needs for orphans and other vulnerable children.

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Occasionally children themselves acquire blankets and share them with orphans and other vulnerable children in the community who need help with financial support from Carl and Eloise Pohlad family Foundation.

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Children also carry out charity work and help their peers and other vulnerable children of the community.

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Play and recreation materials  being purchased with financial support from Carl and Eloise Pohlad family Foundation

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An interesting and stimulating environment that is safe for young children.

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Mr William Malinda and Borniface Bongwe happy and excited with the support they gets from Carl and Eloise Pohlad family Foundation

 

 

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30 Community Based Childcare Centers Caregivers from Katanda CBCC trained in Early Child Hood Development Programme and has received Certificates.

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EVEN THE STRONGEST CHILD CAN BE WEIGHED DOWN: Audine Linje, from Elliot Village aged 14 years at Chiphoola Primary School experienced different problems as i grow and develop. I was overwhelmed by problems, particularly when i was facing with many challenges at the same time. I gratefully acknowledge the support being given from American People through Childcare Organization Malawi.

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CHILDREN IN DIFFICULT CIRCUMSTANCES: Iam Lackson Ketulo aged 9 years , Grade 6 at Chiphoola primary school, living in extreme poverty, facing a lot of problems and sometimes i tend to behave in different ways that affect those around me and the entire village. But i thank childcare Organization for recognizing me as i was struggling with problems and given me the right kind of support they got from United States of America.

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THE ROAD OF DANGER: Starford Jumbe aged 8 years, Grade 3 from Milliot Village at Chiphoola Primary school faced greater challenges from birth that made my personal development , family and community also being affected. Childcare organization Malawi acknowledge me that i need help and support, after being offered a psychosocial support and being given a direct support i return to the main road from the road of danger and am not being given up.

 

 

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Child Development has shown that the first years of life are critical for development: Up to 80% of both brain development takes place in the first two years alone.

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With funding from  JoAnn Pooton, the CBCC ensures eraly psychosocial stimulation and exploratory sensory play that promote brain development in the early years.

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God’s Will Community Based Childcare Center focuses on holistic development that includes, physical, emotional, cognitive, social and spiritual aspects, aiming to prepare children for formal schooling and productive adult lives.

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The Community Based Childcare Center encouraged and began as a national response to the spread of malnutrition which resulted in high child mortality. With support from American People this Center Based approach has since grown and is providing care and support to many orphans and other vulnerable children in Malawi, Zomba , District.

 

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It is a proved fact that the foundation for a child’s ability to survive and thrive lies in the provision of opportunities for the child to grow socially, emotionally,morally,physically, mentally, and spiritually. This has been possible with financial support from Nicole Patterson, Mary Johnson and Meghan Bracken of  USA.

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Henery Naonje Chairperson of Mapira CBCC handing over blankets to Needy children at the Center

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When a child is nurtured and cared for, receiving proper nutrition and health care, stimulated and loved from the onset of birth, the child begins to flourish and develop to their fullest potential.

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The children of Malawi are faced with the impacts of extreme poverty and coupled with increasing rate of HIV/AIDS infection remain at risk but in Zomba TA Mwambo there is a response with financial support from Nicole, Meghan and Mary.

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The center addresses the development domains and needs of children.

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The project targeting children 0 – 5 years in TA Mwambo and almost 80 children supported.

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Providing the best start in life for the children of Malawi.

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Effectively provide the required basic and essential Early Childhood Development services that uphold human dignity.

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Due to good coordination Mapira CBCC is fulfilling the rights of the child’s survive, growth, and development.

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The center ensures that issues affecting children are not being compartmentalised.

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Active participation.

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Highlighting quality care.

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Every day we bring real hope to many Malawian children in the country’s hardest places as a sign of God’s unconditional love.

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In 2013 your donations transformed the lives of nearly 1000 Children in Traditional Authority Mwambo, Zomba District

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“Go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”
-Matthew 28:19-20

I surrender to Lord

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At Childcare Organization, everything we do is inspired by the Gospel. Our spiritual ministries include supporting the work of local churches and evangelists, as well as after-school programs that teach children Biblical-based character traits. In addition to these programs, we desire to help each child in our Children’ s Corner a relationship with Jesus.

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 Prayer of Salvation

God’s love is not based on our goodness or how we perform but rather on who’s we are and we are all God’s children when we accept His son, Jesus Christ, who gave His life for all of us. Receiving the love of Jesus and living in his love everyday, is the first and most essential step in having a love worth giving. Jesus gave His life for you so give your life to Him.

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Born again christian caregiver

Can I really Know Christ?

“All people have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God.”-(Romans 3:23)

The answer is yes! There are a lot of words used in our world to describe what knowing Jesus means. People might ask you (Are you born again?) (Have you repented of your sins?) (Have you been saved?) Wow! It can be real confusing and sometimes scary. Our goal is to share with you in the simplest terms who Jesus is and what knowing Him can mean for your life. Let’s start at the beginning…

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Girls from Chiphoola Community day secondary schoool being supported with School Uniforms, Shoes, School bags and Notebooks, Ball pens. Really these children are orphans and coming from the poorest families. Many thanks to Tony.

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Female education is a catch-all term for a complex set of issues and debates surrounding education (Primary education, Secondary education, tertiary education and health education in particular) for females. It includes areas of gender equality and access to education, and its connection to the alleviation of poverty.

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Children on Direct support from Group village headman Nambesa.

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Orphans being provided with Education Support

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Happy children at Milliot Village

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This was for their first time to receive support and understand God’ s love

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With support from Anthony we have develop an elaborate training programme through which we have train more Early Childhood Development Caregivers at Community level. Also designed, developed and delivered demand- driven early childhood Development programmes.

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Center- based Early Childhood development services are offered through Community based Childcare centers. However, access is limited and it is estimated that only 30% of all children in Malawi currently attend one of these centers. The situation is worse for girls, children with special needs, orphans and other vulnerable children.

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Ana ndi Athu Community Based Childcare Center (CBCC) .A dilapidated infrastructure with inadequate play materials and space

Most early Childhood Development centers currently lack adequate facilities, Early Childhood Development infrastructure is generally poor and may be inappropriate for young children. Many centers are characterized by poor ventilation, dusty rooms, poor lighting, temporary dilapidated structure and absence of child- friendly sanitary facilities. These issues need to be addressed if Early Childhood Development is to make a positive impact on the national social- economic development agenda.

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Malawian Children from TA Mwambo, GVH Mindano Expressed their appreciation to Tony DelDotto, Meghan Bracken, Mary Johnson, Nicole Patterson, Scott Moe, Paul Sevenich, David Burkards, Angela DelDotto and the Carl and Eloise Pohlad family Foundation for the finacial support necessary to develop this area and these  Malawian children are going to have a strong foundation for life.

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This Community Based Childcare center  resource center is under construction.

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These Caregivers are Happy with this early childhood Development Center because children aged eight and below in Malawi are confronted by many challenges in Early Childhood Development (ECD) services. These include inadequate early learning and stimulation during the first few years of life at home, poor health and nutrition services, dilapidated infrastructures, inadequate play materials and space. These challenges are aggravated by inadequate funding of early childhood Development services, lack of incestives for ECD caregivers. But this time Jennette Chinyanga Head of ECD center expresses her gratitude to all American people for their support.

 

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The project has been finished .

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Dilapidated Infrastructures in Malawi

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Some of these Community based Childcare Centers experience inadequate capacity of the Caregivers.

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Apart from being temporary dilapidated structure also there is an absence of child- friendly sanitary facilities. Need more sponsors on early childhood development in Malawi.