Raising money for your charity can be a family affair - as shown by an inspirational group of families who brought their children to Malawi to learn first-hand the challenges of rural communities and get involved in a special challenge of their own! While their parents were cycling through Southern Malawi RSC put together a special kids programme offering children (aged 3-11yrs) an insight into village life- Malawi style! 

Day To Day: Mothers2Mothers Kids Programme.

  • Day 1: Satemwa Tea Estate (Tea Tasting, Recycled Paper Making)
  • Day 2: Zomba Plateau  (Guided Walk, Village Dancing)
  • Day 3: Safari (River Boat Safari, Game Drive)
  • Day 3: Lake Malawi (Village Reading, Beach Celebrations)

 

TRAVELERS DIARY

May 2016.

Dear Dom and Kate,

I am writing to you both to convey our sincere and heartfelt gratitude for the incredible support you have both shown mothers2mothers for our Kid’s Programme on Cycle to Zero Malawi 2016. Alice, Sarah, Samina and Julia relayed to me how grateful they were for your support leading up to the event and we were so pleased with how much the children enjoyed all of the community activities that they visited. We are truly so thankful to you both.

We are delighted to say that Cycle to Zero has raised over £250,000, creating vital funds and awareness that help us at a critical time as we continue to expand our Mentor Mother model. mothers2mothers trains, employs, and empowers local women living with HIV, called Mentor Mothers, as frontline healthcare workers in understaffed health centres and within communities. Their intimate understanding of the social and cultural challenges facing HIV-positive and negative women who are their peers makes them uniquely effective in providing education and support on HIV and other critical health issues. Since our founding in 2001, m2m has become a leader in global efforts to end paediatric AIDS, reaching more than 1.4 million HIV-positive women in nine African countries with its scalable, high-impact peer approach.

With sincere appreciation on behalf of our staff, and the 1.4 million mothers who have been supported by mothers2mothers: thank you for helping to bring us one step closer towards a generation free from HIV.

Very best wishes,

Emma France European Director mothers2mothers

Press Links to the trip:
https://www.m2m.org/cycle-to-zero/

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