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Adam in Malawi

Adam in Malawi - Credit: Archant

Anti-poverty charity, ActionAid, has launched an appeal for a new sponsor to step forward to make a five year old boy from Malawi the child of Ely this Christmas.

By reaching out to sponsor the child of Ely, residents can help provide a brighter future for a young person and their community in one of the world’s poorest countries.

Adam lives in Malawi where more than half of the population live on less than £1 a day. Communities depend on farming but failing crops have left many struggling to earn a living.

In Malawi, ActionAid helps by providing the basics of food, water and healthcare as well as agricultural support to farming families.

Through child sponsorship the charity has also helped build schools.


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Jane Moyo of ActionAid said: “For just £15 a month, child sponsorship through ActionAid can help bring about real, long-term change.

“You’ll get two letters a year from the child you sponsor, and updates from the country to tell you how the money you donate is changing lives.” For more information or to sponsor a child directly visit www.actionaid.org.uk/city

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