Creative Global Relief, a US based non governmental organisation with a branch in Malawi has committed itself to continue supporting various projects in Malawi,especially in the Central Malawi Conference.
Speaking in an interview at M'bwatalika mission,the executive director of the organisation, Jimmy Stricklaud, who has visited Malawi twelve times in the past fourteen years said his organisation has been providing humanitarian work in Malawi since 2004 and is geared to work with people to help them improve their lives and have better opportunities while at the same time preparing souls for eternity. ''Its encouraging to note that every time we come the Lord opens new doors. We have distributed 107 treadle pumps, we have opened Bible school with a current enrollment of 606 children, we have a prison Ministry at Maula, we hold evangelistic meetings in villages,and we have child sponsorship projects in which Americans pay fees and provide food and clothes for fourty eight needy children at M'bwatalika school every month.''He said.
Creative Global relief is providing funds for the construction of new facilities at M'bwatalika mission. ''We noticed that each time we came infrastructure at the school was not improving.We thought of doing something about the situation.We are working in partnership with Central Malawi Conference to improve infrastructure. Phase one has already been completed."He said. According to the chairperson of the board of trustees for Creative Global Relief in Malawi,Benson Nkhoma, phase one of the project involved construction of girls hostels,classrooms,computer laboratory,classroom blocks, platform for water tank and a borehole. "In the next phase,we intend to construct more classroom blocks,boys and girls hostels,upgrading of primary school and procurement of more desks and beds''. Said Nkhoma.
Creative Global Relief also provides computers and other school supplies to the school.Last year they donated ten computers while this year they will donate six computers. ''We want to encourage the students at Mbwatalika to work hard in school.We want them to know that friends in America care and love them.We want them to live better lives'' Said Jimmy Stricklaud.
CGR constructed a maize meal to assist the communities at Mbwatalika.The proceeds from the maize meal support Mbwatalika school.They also support HIV/AIDS support group by providing them with goats.
The CGR team which arrived in the country on 4th October had a big Sabbath at Mbwatalika mission on 7th October and they will hold an evangelistic crusade at Nsundwe from 9th October to 22 October.