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Kauma Village, Malawi Africa LHHS Leadership May 5 th, 2010 Miss Bradley Kauma Village, Malawi Africa LHHS Leadership May 5 th, 2010 Miss Bradley

Applies for grants from CIDA Veronica Mc. Ginn Project Coordinator Veronica@unb. ca Does not Applies for grants from CIDA Veronica Mc. Ginn Project Coordinator [email protected] ca Does not involve itself with 1 - Politics 2 - Religion

A little from wikipedia • Kauma Village is not on Wiki – not enough A little from wikipedia • Kauma Village is not on Wiki – not enough people know about it

Malawi • Population: 15. 3 million (UN, 2009) • Capital: Lilongwe • Area: 118, Malawi • Population: 15. 3 million (UN, 2009) • Capital: Lilongwe • Area: 118, 484 sq km (45, 747 sq miles) • Major languages: English, Chichewa (both official) • Major religions: Christianity, Islam • Life expectancy: 37 years • Main exports: Tobacco, tea, sugar, cotton • GNI per capita: US $290 (World Bank, 2008) • Estimated 4 th – 10 th poorest country in the world

Lilongwe • Lilongwe has an estimated 3 million people – 1. 2 million of Lilongwe • Lilongwe has an estimated 3 million people – 1. 2 million of which are orphans (AIDS) – Many without parents – Many children acting as head of house. . What does this mean? • 250 people diagnosed with HIV/day • KV - Home to 17, 000 people

New Brunswick Day in KV New Brunswick Day in KV

 How do we help? What can you do? • Help make the country How do we help? What can you do? • Help make the country more “selfsustainable” • Get and stay educated about the world around you • Donations – Equipment is good – Money is better

5 Reasons why money is better than Equipment • 1 – There are no 5 Reasons why money is better than Equipment • 1 – There are no overhead costs 100% of money goes to the children (CIDA) • 2 – The needs of the children are not yet certain • 3 – It costs to ship equipment • 4 – Buying when I arrive will support local businesses • 5 – Malawian mail is not like Canadian mail

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