Opening People’s Hearts to Change

Y-Malawi brings people together in community with each other and God. This true, deep, meaningful connection can heal hearts, transform lives and change the world.

Opening People’s Hearts to Change

A NEW APPROACH

A groundbreaking new model providing incredible results in sustainable development and discipleship.

TRANSFORMING LIVES

Transformation of lives In Africa yes, but also in the United States. We are worlds apart,  yet part of the same body. Click the box below to learn more about how you can get involved.

LASTING RESULTS

Sustainable change, education, and development that is impacting lives now and for eternity.

FROM THE BLOG

Ending Child Marriages

In Malawi, the facts tell the story. 42% of girls are married before age 18. 9% are married before age 15. 3 out of 4 girls have children before age 18. 40% of women report domestic violence (more assumed). Why does this happen? Poverty, a lack of hope for other...

The Church United

Can the Church change the world? We believe it can! In the Nkhotakota District, 52 of 59 local village churches have joined hands to create lasting change. Organized by Y-Malawi partner World Relief, they are coming together to gain doctrinal training that most have...

Jesus came today!

"I think Jesus came to visit me today!" That's what Tiyanjane told her Field Officer during their last visit. Tiyanjane is one of those sponsored in Y-Malawi's new program to empower women and girls. She is 11 years old. On the first visit the Field Officer found her...

Malawians Leading Change

      Meet Felia, she is 14 and runs her own business. She does this to pay for her school fees. School is not free in Malawi and her parents cannot afford to pay. Felia became convinced of the importance of school after attending a conference hosted by Y-Malawi...

A Generational Impact

Firewood is a precious commodity in Malawi. If you think about it just a minute, that makes sense. In the village, and even many places in the city, fires are the main source of cooking, light and heat. No matter where you travel, small fires are everywhere as people...

We Choose Love

For more than one and a half decades Y-Malawi and our partners in Malawi have linked arms together. Much has been accomplished. Strong relationships have been forged as we have shared, encouraged, and prayed for each other. We know our brothers and sisters in Africa...

Healthy Living

They may seem common place to the western world, but simple healthy living literally saves lives in parts of Africa. That's why one of our core impact areas is health and wellness. Just look what happened in 2017 alone. 10,000 households sprayed for mosquitos Hundreds...

An Empowered Woman

Meet Fwasani, she is 27 years old and married. She and her husband live with her Aunt, and a small child. They make a living by growing vegetables and selling them at a local market. Neither she or her husband had the money to finish school, they very work hard. Yet,...

Girls in School is Cool!

It is a common thing for teenage girls and boys to attend school together, at least in much of the world. Unfortunately, in developing countries, girls often don’t get the same opportunities as boys. Young girls in Malawi live very different lives than those in the...

Girls and Women Empowered

Most of us living in the United States have a difficult time understanding the many challenges people face in developing countries like Malawi. Life for girls and women can be very different. Consider some of the statistics. The average woman has 5.7 children 26% of...