Testimonies as written by a few of the one hundred orphans funded by our dances in the orphan care program in Lizulu, Malawi.
My name is Erick and I am 14 years old. I came to the orphanage a year ago. I come from Mlanda Center. Here I get soap, Blanket, and food which I used not to get before I came here. I am able to wash my body, my clothes because I get soap.I get Bible lessons which make me a better person, I am encouraged to study. I go to Mlanda primary school and I am in 8th grade and I hope to go to High school if I get somebody to pay for my school fees and I want to be pastor in the future.
I have no brothers or sisters, both my parents are dead. I live with my grandmother.
My name is Ernest and I am 15 years old. I used to live with my parents in Zimbabwe. Both of my parents are dead and I live with my grandparents. I am in 6th grade and I never used to go to school before I came here at the orphanage. I would like to be a doctor in the future. I have been in the orphanage for 1 year. I get my basic needs met. Before I came here I used work with my grandmother to get money for food.
My name is Cheliza. I come from Maluza village. I am 8 years old. And I am in 3rd grade. I walk for about 4 miles to go to school. I am 4th in the family of 5. I live with my grandmother.
My parents died in 2009. I get food, soap and a Blanket at the orphanage. I like reading. It is very cold here in winter and the blanket helps to be warm at night.
My name is Jeniffer and I am 11 years old. I am in 4th grade. I am the first born in the family of 4. I get food, soap and blanket form here. I don’t know how life would be if it were not for this orphanage.
My mother died and my father left us and I don’t know where he is. I used to work with my grandmother to get food. I wish my other siblings would also come here. The other of my siblings don’t go to school.