Supporting CBO Early Years

Early Childhood Development is an important part of  Shine’s work and at Shine Village we assist and care for 120 young children (0-5 years) providing them with education food and health and development checks. We also provide essential learning across the region through CBO partnerships.  Taking care of young children gives their carer, who may […]

International trustees special trip

ShineRelief International trustees make a special trip to Mikolongwe Vocational School in Blantyre! On 12th July, Lynley from Shine New Zealand and Debbie from Shine UK traveled to the far side of Blantyre, down many bumpy dirt tracks, to eventually reach Mikolongwe Vocational School and visit our two College students. This was a special moment for […]

back to school with 169 children!

Back to school – primary classrooms with over 170 children and poor resources Imagine your child starting school this September with another 167 children and they are all in the same class! Amongst their class mates will be children aged 5- 9 years old, these older children are re-sitting the previous year due to low […]

Malawi Trip 2017

Shine UK and New Zealand trip 2017 What can we say but WOW! Two weeks in Malawi with beautiful, friendly, joyful and creative people – working together to see Gods glory revealed in so many different ways. Shine Village Early Years team – such a blessing to us! We were able to bless them with […]

Early Years shine!

Smiles, fun and games – its Shine’s Early Years leaving party !  UK and New Zealand trustees Lynley and Deborah had the pleasure of helping out with the presentation. Each child received their very own tooth brush, toothpaste, and a pencil. Agnes helped demonstrate to the children how to use a tooth brush before the balloons were […]

Walk to the Lighthouse smashes target!

9 mile walk to Spurn Lighthouse!    Yes, it’s been another wet and wild walk, challenging especially for those who chose to take it a step further carrying water containers, baskets of fruit and for some going barefooted!   Breaking into three teams each participant had the opportunity to experience something of life in Malawi. Without […]

Summer news !

SUMMER NEWS! Ready to download full of all our latest news! Celebrating church, starting businesses! Shine Newsletter summer 2017wb Bursary Update Beatrice who recently began work at Shine Early Years, graduated Secondary School last year. She had attended Night School, to re-sit the final two years she had failed. She found it very difficult, however through the support […]

All you need to know for our 2017 Walk

Essential information   Download now: Participants on the day information- updated ( for all you need on the day!) Starting from the Blue Bell Café Spurn c.30 miles east of Hull 9:30am for a 10:00am start. Walk approx 4 hours – includes a visit to the top of Spurn Lighthouse. Distance: approximately 9 miles (There is a 300 meter stretch of […]

Making the news

May 2nd 2017 The Hull Daily Mail and KCFM are reporting on our work in Malawi. Following our story of how two couples who came together in 2008 to make a difference to vulnerable children in Malawi. Nine years later with a team of ten on the ground Shine Relief Trust has grown to support the […]

Shine Walk to Spurn Lighthouse

  Walk to the newly restored Spurn Lighthouse, the tallest lighthouse in Northern England! Join us for a unique walking event at Spurn point as we walk together to Spurn lighthouse and help raise funds for Shine children’s home, Shine Village, Malawi. £5 per person ( under 12’s free with paying adult) Starting from the Blue […]