Students graduation

The future hopes of young people are now being realised thanks to our sponsors. Congratulations to Beston Neva and Joseph Saudi who graduated from DAPP Mikolongwe last month after three years of intensive study. Now they are both in part-time employment. In 2017 two students Beston and Joseph finished secondary school with grades that could […]

10 years on the ground

This month we are celebrating ten years of Shine Reliefs work on the ground in Malawi. Since we delivered the first pan and sack of maize to the CBO at Chilambe Village back in April 2010 we have seen a small self-sufficient complex providing housing and facilities to care for children in need come into […]

Response to COVID 19

Normally Shine would be gearing up to see 350 children back at our Early Years centers across the area were children receive a hot bowl of porridge and fruit, health checks and a time of fun and learning with friends. Sadly due to school closures, we do not know when we will see the children […]

40 acts of generosity

40 days, 40 reflections, 40 challenges to make a difference “In the midst of a very severe trial, their overflowing joy and their extreme poverty welled up in rich generosity. For I testify that they gave as much as they were able, and even beyond their ability. Entirely on their own, they urgently pleaded with […]

Shine Walk POSTPONED

SADLY Shine Walk on March 28th to Far Ings IS POSTPONED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 5TH due to new government directive regarding the observing of social distancing. Far Ings center is now closed to visitors however the walkways are still open should you wish to visit please check out their latest information here This event was to […]

Market Rasen – Zikomo

We are always excited to receive gifts from our friends in UK and New Zealand. These recent garments were hand-knitted with lots of love and were such a perfect fit! We are particularly thankful to Helen Robinson, her friend Jane and the ladies of The Hobby group in Market Rasen who not only kept busy […]

Alternative Christmas

For those people who love to bless others From hens that lay eggs and a new pair of shoes or a party with Fanta, and a smart uniform. You can help plant a tree, that will give us some oil that will help us to school some more girls and boys! For details on purchasing […]

SHINE NIGHT OUT

November 29th 2019 Shine held its final event of 2019 to support our work in Malawi and raised over £400. Our Christmas themed pass the parcel helped to raise funds along with our raffle and was made possible by the generous donations given by Greetings Box. Thank you so much to Alison and Dan Mackay […]

Brickmaking at Shine Village

Hydro-form brick production. Over the past six months, the families in local communities surrounding Shine Village have pulled together to support each other. Many lost their homes or the damage caused has resulted in a complete rebuild needed. All our buildings were constructed using locally produced fired bricks. Going forward hydro-form bricks made at Shine […]

A child’s time at Shine Early Years

So what do the children get up to at Shine Early Years group? After greeting their teachers and one another with a number of songs and dancing, the children settle down to listen to a prayer and their first story.  Even the youngest sit still and quietly, having learned from their older friends and siblings […]