Archive for the ‘Malawi’ Category

LifeNets Business Center, Llongue, Malawi

March 27, 2017

Business Center

3 Current Blogs from Workers in Malawi

March 5, 2017

Two U.S. families are living in Malawi and serving the needs of the Lilongwe, Malawi congregation and LifeNets. They tell their stories in these three easy-to-reach blogs through the LifeNets Website—two blogs by Lewis and  Lena VanAusdle and one by Brennan and Michala Hilgen.


Lewis & Lena with Two Youngsters

38 Hats Today!

February 21, 2017

We received 38 hand-made hats from Renee Robertson and Ruth Chuprinko in Vancouver, WA today.  They will be going to Malawi, Zambia and South Africa plus other places.  We thank these wonderful ladies for their love and care for little children by making hats for us at different times.


Shown are UCG home office employees Chelsea Dawe and Linda Merrick

LifeNets Helps Malawi Woman Use Her Sewing Skills

February 6, 2017

Livelihood Development project for Zione in Blantyre, Malawi in late 2016. Provides for her family with her sewing skills. (posted January 8, 2017)





LifeNets Grad in Malawi Becomes Finance Administration Officer

January 8, 2017
Attached is a photo of one of LifeNets graduates in Malawi.

Kondwani R Malera, Bachelors Degree in Accounting, sponsored for two years from 2013 to 2014, now has a good job as Finance Administration Officer.

He did his degree program for a period less than four years because he already had a diploma in accounting when he was selected to go to University.

Dan Ringo
LifeNets Malawi

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LifeNets Board Met Dec. 11

December 15, 2016

LifeNets board meeting on Sunday, December 11, 2016 at the home of Sue Peine in Indianapolis.  Discussed 3rd quarter activity and projects—namely construction in Malawi, student scholarships, food security in Malawi and Zambia, charity auction, 2017 calendar, Annual Report, treasurer’s report and more.

board-meeting-2017Chaired by Bev Kubik (right).   Continuing right to left:  Jamie Snyder, Mike Snyder, Don Turgeon, Sue Peine, and Cathy McClure. On the phone was Mark Rorem in San Francisco.

80 Hats for Malawi

September 30, 2016

LifeNets and Good Works received 80 hats from two divergent sources in one day on Sept 27, 2016. They will be hand-carried to Malawi for the Fall Festival by two travelers. Linda Merrick, home office employee displays hats. Read the story.


LifeNets Distributes Maize for Malawi

September 15, 2016

LifeNets Malawi distribution of maize for stressed area which has had three years of drought. Yield this harvest will be less than last year. This is only one of the distribution centers. We thank the Cincinnati East congregation for sponsoring this project! Read more about this project as well as see more photos.


Cinncinnati East Congregations Donate Maize for Malawi

June 10, 2016

Cincinnati East UCG and LifeNets Provide Food Security in Malawi.

Malawi has suffered two dismal agricultural years and we see prices for grain skyrocketing in a few months. The Cincinnati East congregations took up a collection to buy 300 50 kg sacks of maize to help our people through the almost certain famine later in the year. Maize is stored at the LifeNets Business Centre in Lilongwe.

Malawi maize

LifeNets Helps Malawi Family

May 25, 2016

LifeNets helps with poverty in Malawi by giving a family of 12 a plot of land for growing food and a space for a new home. The 12 now live in a one room house in Blantyre. MORE at
Malawi land