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Population growth, increasing pressure on agricultural lands, corruption, and the spread of HIV/AIDS pose major problems for Malawi. This is an underdeveloped and impoverished country, one of the poorest in the world. Malawi has the sixth-lowest gross domestic product per person on the planet...


Mission: Malawi 2020

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Healing rain God is a Father to the fatherless and a defender of widows. He sets the prisoners free and gives them joy. He is a sender of His people, leading His workers to a sun-scorched land to proclaim His goodness. We have showered love on orphaned children and long-forgotten widows in Malawi,...

Mission: Malawi 2019

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Lifting eyes to the mountain Picture 19 students sitting in the dark on five chairs and two benches built for perhaps eight bottoms. They are squeezed together, but without complaint. Instead, they are enthusiastically answering questions about the Bible. “What do we learn about God?” ...

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Mission Moments: Malawi

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Wash your hands – if you can By Gary Fallesen, founding president, Climbing For Christ A widow in southern Malawi uses her gift from Climbing For Christ – a 10-liter water bucket – so her grandchildren can wash their hands. (Photos by Damson Samson) Damson Samson vis...

Trip Report: Malawi 2020

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Calm before coronavirus By Gary Fallesen Founding president, Climbing For Christ Our celebration with more than 450 widows on March 20 would not have been permitted three days later, when Malawi’s president declared a coronavirus national disaster. The specter of coronavirus hung over...

Mission Moments: Malawi

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New roofs over their heads Lydia Namonde, above, and Inesi Chisteko, below, give praise and thanks to God for new houses. (Photos by Damson Samson) Inesi Chisteko’s late husband was a farmer and he was able to harvest more than the next guy, but she told our Damson Samson “...

Dispatches: Malawi 2020

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Mission: Malawi 2020 By Gary Fallesen, founding president, Climbing For Christ Sunday, March 22 Our Malawi team (left to right): Gary, Elaine, Laura, and Steve – wearing some of the gifts from widows at the widows’ celebration Friday. (Photos by Damson Samson) God&rsquo...

Photo of the Week: Malawi

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Climbing For Christ’s Damson Samson, right, leads our Mulanje Massif Chapter members in prayer after they sang and danced around the room to the song “Jesus is coming around the corner” during a time of worship. (Photo by Gary Fallesen) Climbing For Christ continues to serve t...

Photo of the Week: Malawi

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There is a saying in Malawi: “God can’t sleep.” Psalm 121:4 tells us God “never slumbers or sleeps.” The hunger situation in Malawi remains “critical.” For the second time in as many months, Kingdom worker Damson Samson delivered maize purchased with f...

Mission Moments: Malawi

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God can’t sleep By Gary Fallesen, founding president, Climbing For Christ “And even the very hairs of your head are all numbered.” – Matthew 10:30 (NIV), also Luke 12:7 I looked into the eyes of the many widows photographed by Kingdom worker Damson Samson during last week&...

Laura Copper

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Laura sharing Jesus with children in the Amazon rainforest. Nationality: American. Occupation: Teacher. Missions with C4C: Malawi 2020. How long have you climbed? Growing up in Colorado, I have loved the beautiful mountains He created all my life. Type of climbing you do: Hiking. Highlight of c...

Elaine Fallesen

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Elaine Fallesen and a widow enjoying the moment in rural Malawi after taking a grand tour of her new home, one of more than three dozen homes for forgotten widows rebuilt through Climbing For Christ in 2017. Nationality: USA. Occupation: Women's and Family Ministry/Communications Director, Climbi...

Gary Fallesen

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Nationality: American of Danish descent. Occupation: Missionary. Missions with C4C: Dominican Republic 2005; Haiti 2006, 2007 (twice), 2008, 2009 (twice), 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013; Indonesia 2007, 2010, 2012, 2017, 2018 and 2019; Kilimanjaro 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 201...