The Tapokera Orphanage - Mzuzu, Malawi
Tapokera Orphanage is based just outside Mzuzu on the road that leads past Mzuzu airport on the way to Lilongwe.
|The Orphanage is on the outskirts of Mzuzu in Chiwanja town, it consists of two classrooms (left and middle of the picture above) a storeroom and a kitchen (on the right). The playground is in front of the orphanage, where the 120 orphans play, in-between lessons.|
|Several of the younger orphans, both their parents died of AIDS and from 6am until 1pm they are looked after by the orphanage team (a group of local people who volunteer their time to Tapokera).|
|Some of the local volunteers who help to look after the children. These villagers help with cooking, teaching and discipline for the orphans.|
|Some of the orphans being taught in the middle classroom, the ages range from about 2 years old to about 12 years old.|
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Tapokera Orphanage currently provides food and shelter for 120 orphans from about 2yrs old to 12yrs old. The orphanage is open from 6am until 1pm and the children, mainly with parents the victims of AIDS, take classes, eat and play with their peers.
Donate £2 below and we will send it to Tapokera Orphanage to provide maize porridge and vegetables for one child for a month.
If you would like to find out more about Tapokera Orphanage, please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org.