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Temwa's 20th Anniversary Christmas Party 2023

Temwa's 20th Anniversary Dinner was a huge success!

Over 120 people gathered at The Mount Without in central Bristol to celebrate the last 20 years of Temwa. They were able to raise almost £23,000 for disadvantaged communities in Malawi, and one lucky guest went away with a Minirig Mini 2 amongst other prizes donated from local businesses.


Some of the main problems Temwa are helping to address are:

  • a chronic shortage of food, often with periods of starvation

  • high rates of HIV and AIDS

  • limited access to basic education

  • deforestation, which causes flooding and displacement

  • only one hospital in the region, which lacks fundamental equipment, staff and medicine

  • very few roads and limited access to transport

  • limited employment opportunities

From initially supporting a small community of just 2,000 they now work with around 55,000 people. Since Temwa began they have: 

  • Trained over 6,200 farmers in sustainable farming practices and building climate resilience to help increase household income.

  • Tested over 35,900 people for HIV and supported those who are HIV positive through our counselling service.

  • Helped over 2,334 schoolchildren improve their literacy.

  • Supported 201 secondary school children with a bursary.

  • Planted over 1.6 million trees to help combat climate change whilst helping community members develop forest-friendly livelihoods.

  • Helped 13,146 men, women and children access safe, clean water and hygiene education.

  • Distributed more than 1,300 microloans to small business entrepreneurs.


To find out more check out their 2023 annual report here.