Malawi is a beautiful country that is known as the “Warm Heart of Africa” because of its warm people and their kind spirit. It is a small land-locked country located in southeastern Africa between Tanzania, Mozambique and Zambia.
Lilongwe is Malawi’s capital, and Blantyre is the largest city in the country. These cities are overcrowded and the surrounding areas are extremely poor, primitive and rural.
The Malawian culture is rich in music and dance that has been passed down for many generations. Malawi is the fourth poorest country in the world and has no natural resources to rely on. Although it is a small country, Malawi is home to 14 million people, 2 million of which are orphaned children. Due to HIV/AIDS millions of children have no parents and young children are often left to take care of their younger siblings. Educational opportunities are limited to the few who can afford uniforms, tuition, books and food.