A note from John 11/7/22

El-Shaddiah Orphanage Update I thought it was a good time to update you all on what is going on at the El-Shaddaih Orphanage in Malawi. Much like the USA is in turmoil, the country of Malawi is in turmoil too.  A couple of things; Blessings called us a week ago and was more upset than […]

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Hope for El-Shaddaih Orphanage

I just checked the weather in Malawi on my weather app. Trusty device. I can know how it feels 10,000 miles away in less than 5 seconds. 74 degrees, clear with periodic clouds, a steady breeze and no chance of rain. If one looked at the forecast today, they might say, “What beautiful weather, sounds […]

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Building a Boys Hostel!

There is once again a need at the orphanage!  There are actually so many needs, but we are going to talk about the one that is most currently pressing.  Going back to our last post, we updated everyone on the floods that were devastating Malawai. The orphanage was not spared from the devastation of the […]

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National State of Emergency

Salima Malawi, the home of our beautiful El-Shaddaih Orphanage, has been declared a National State of Emergency        By: Josie Ehlers One day, as Papa John (my dad) and orphanage directors, Joel and Blessings Nyasulu, toured around the orphanage compound talking and discussing strategies, children and The Lord; I found myself the participant […]

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A note from John 1/31/22

Have a Purpose in Your Life! It’s been nearly six years since I took my first trip to Malawi to visit the El-Shaddaih Orphanage (ESO). The time has passed quickly, yet, I honestly can’t think of a better circumstance in my life that has shown the desire of God to work through ordinary people to […]

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A note from John 11/29/21

Grandma & her 6 grandchildren A few months ago, after receiving a call from Social Welfare, Blessings made a trip to a village an hour away to find a grandmother caring for six grandchildren. Their mother had died after giving birth to twins, and one twin was very malnourished. The oldest child (9 years old) […]

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Has your child ever put razor wire on their Christmas List?

Has your child ever put razor wire on their Christmas list? If you follow The El-Shaddaih Orphanage on Facebook, you are no doubt aware that life and its basic needs are a daily struggle there in the village of Salima, Malawi. Food, clothing, shelter, education and healthcare are scarcely available to most families.  When you visit, […]

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Urgent Need Update!

Many, many thanks for your quick love in action towards the beautiful children of El-Shaddaih Orphanage. Three weeks ago we asked for help covering the difference in price for the remaining metal sheets needed to complete the roof of the new school and church building on the orphanage property. Within 24 hours, you sent all […]

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Building update!

We wanted to give you a quick update on the church/school building at the El-Shaddaih Orphanage. Everyone there has been working hard on the building and they’ve accomplished so much! The next step, to make the building usable, is to finish the roof. The metal sheeting for the roof was supposed to be purchased from […]

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Building progress tour!

Click on the link below to see a tour of the school/church building that is being built at the El-Shaddaih Orphanage! So much progress has been made! Click here: 4028FE68-745A-48E5-9D22-87B91ACF785C

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