Lilongwe City Council - Civic Offices
The Civic Offices are the headquarters of Lilongwe City Council. Located on African Unity Avenue in the new town of the capital city Lilongwe. We have supported Lilongwe City Council since 2006 and a memorandum of understanding was signed between Glasgow and Lilongwe in 2014.
Lilongwe City Council also support a number of other organisations within Lilongwe and also provide transport for the project in, and around, the greater Lilongwe area.
500 Miles is a Prosthetic and Orthotics Centre is in the grounds of Kamuzu Central Hospital. The current premises was built by the Lord Provost Fund in collaboration with City Building Glasgow and funded by 500 Miles. You can view images of the site's construction on our 2010 photos page.
Opened in the mid-1970s, Bwaila Hospital is one of the busiest hospitals in Malawi.
CEDOR (Centre for Education and Orphans Resources)
|Founded in 1999 CEDOR provides resources, including computer lessons, for orphaned children. Over 50 children, all aged 9 years and above, are supported.|
College of Health Sciences
The College of Health Sciences provides education and training to a range of middle level health personnel to promote health and improve services through provision of quality training, consultancies and research. They have campuses in Lilongwe, Blantyre and Zomba.
Children of Blessing Trust
Children of Blessing Trust offers love, hope, acceptance, rehabilitation services, preschool education and special education to children with disabilities.
Community wide HIV/AIDS capacity building project and Youth & adult education on HIV/AIDS
Charles Jekete runs these two separate projects providing information on HIV and AIDS to children, teenagers and young adults, with the objective of reducing ignorance through education.
10.8% of the Malawian population are HIV-positive (over 1 million people).
Daeyang Luke Hospital
Daeyang Luke Hospital has 200 beds and serves as one of the best hospitals in Malawi, helping those who would otherwise have lacked access to medical benefits. It has backing from the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), a government-led program that supports developing countries with financial and human resources.
Daeyang Luke Hospital is being equipped with educational facilities designed to train nurses and medical personnel.
DIPD (Development and Integration of People with Disabilities)
DIPD is a project which reinforces the capacity of rural communities to effectively manage disability challenges: The focus of the organization is to empower communities to continue the interventions initiated by DIPD on a sustainable basis. DIPD adopts a multidimensional approach to aspects of disabilities through ensuring a significant impact on children and adults with disabilities' wellbeing. DIPD has a multi-skilled team including rehabilitation (physiotherapy, occupational and speech therapy) and education services (special needs and sign language) designed to increase inclusivity of people with disabilities through these services and soft skills capacity building.
Dzaleka Refugee Camp
Established in 1994 by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in response to a surge of forcibly displaced people fleeing genocide and/or war in Burundi, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Most refugees come from these three countries but there are also refugees from Ethiopia, Somalia and other nations. Dzaleka is the largest refugee camp in Malawi and now home to almost 34,000 refugees (March 2018 UNHCR figure).
Fountain of Life
Fountain of Life is a local NGO whose primary goal is to provide help and support to victims of rape and sexual assault. Included in that support is the provision of the basic trauma counselling to the victims - at no cost to them.
HODIC (Hope for disabled youth organisation)
|HODIC provides help and assistance for children with disabilities.|
IPCC (Interdenominational Pastoral Care Centre)
|IPCC works with local government to train support officers and carer workers for people living with HIV|
Kamuzu Central Hospital
|Kamuzu Central Hospital is the main hospital in Lilongwe|
|We provide computers to primary and secondary schools across Lilongwe.|
|Maula Prison has almost 2,800 prisoners and is surrounded by several high fences of razor wire. We have provided PCs to be used by prisoners during their rehabilitation sessions.|