I was first taken to Malawi in January 2007, to see a village district called Kaponda and a school
called Dambo. I arrived at my hotel only to find that my luggage had not! 61 years of age, in a country I knew nothing about
and wearing the clothes I had travelled in for the past 26 hours...
WHERE WE DO IT
Despite vast human and natural resources, much of Africa languishes in extreme poverty. Compared to much of Africa, Europe is a land of plenty – the average European earns about twenty times what the average African does.
WHY WE DO IT
Despite vast human and natural resources, the majority of the world's poorest countries are in Africa,
their citizens languishing in extreme poverty. In 2009, 22 of 24 nations identified by the UN as having "Low Human
Development" were located in Sub-Saharan Africa.
HOW CAN YOU HELP?
The Betty Cunningham Trust has already done a great deal to assist the impoverished children of
Kaponda. However, with your help we can do so much more.