Senior Army officer Colonel Desmond Chawanda bails out Adziwa orphans
By Malawi Exclusive
Senior Malawi Defence Force (MDF) officer Colonel Desmond Chawanda and his family together with the family of Mr and Mrs Chikapa on Saturday 18 January 2020 donated assorted items both food and non food material worth K1.450 Million, to Adziwa Orphanage Centre in Lilongwe.
Some of the donated items include; 25 bags of maize, bales of sugar, bales of salt, cartons of Soap, Vaseline, note books, cooking oil, bales of clothes and 16 heres.
We always come here to share the little we have with these orphans. As you are aware, these children are being raised mostly by a single poor parent, so we feel its good to be here atleast once every year to be with these children and donate the little we have,” said Chawanda.
Orphanage chair Moses Chimangeni thanked Colonel Chawanda and his family and the Familly of Mr Chikapa for the timely donation especially this time when food is in short supply.
He said it is sad that the orphanage is surrounded by rich people from areas 10, 11, 12, 43, and 11 but non has thought of visiting the place to the appriciate the plight of the orphanes.
He said the orphanage is experiencing alot of challenges ranging from transport, food and utility bills.Adziwa orphanage was opened in 2001 with support from Capital City Baptist Church.The family of Colonel Chawanda is not new to Adziwa Orphanage as they have been coming to help the orphanage since 2015.