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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

Full tummies and warm feet

Shine EY feeding program served 16, 320 portions of Likuni Phala across three centers this quarter. Some children received a brand new pair of crocs shoes- cold weather is currently hitting our area so these shoes will keep tiny feet warm. Training of the caregivers Last month Shine delivered 12 sessions on handling HIV/AIDS cases […]

Talent stage brings hope

Child Sponsorship continues to support hundreds of 2-5 year olds in a region hit badly by the recent storms that rendered countless families homeless. Across Shines project area alone over 450 households were impacted with more than 45 homes destroyed. As people are now forced to live in their cooking shelters and with their neighbours, […]

Easter Celebrations

            Easter is a very significant time for reflection and celebration across Malawi with many people making new outfits and planning to visit family and attend extended church activities. Over the past 5 years, we have organised many activities at Shine Village. This Easter Suzen worked together with a special […]