Mary's Meals was born in 2002 in Malawi at a school in a village called Chilomoni in an effort to try and break that cycle of poverty.
THERE were no tears and histrionics, nor any Bob Geldof-style exhortations from singer Annie Lennox yesterday.
Dignitaries and celebrities gather in Edinburgh today to mark the achievements of Scotland's links to Malawi. The Princess Royal, Annie Lennox and former First Minister Jack McConnell will join Scottish and Malawian schoolchildren, charity workers, community leaders and academics, whose cross-continental friendships have strengthened the official co-operation agreement.
Singer Annie Lennox has described a recent trip to Malawi to observe how Scottish donations are making a difference there, as "inspiring and encouraging".
Pop star Annie Lennox will be accompanied by her eldest daughter on her first trip as a government-appointed envoy to Malawi.
A SCOTTISH-BASED charity that provides school meals in 16 of the world's poorest countries is now feeding half a million children, it was revealed yesterday.
Wilkins Mijiga claims to be a true Scotsman.
In 2005, Jack McConnell promised that Scotland would help impoverished Malawi. We examine where the £13m spent in the five years since that vow has gone
An ATHEIST group in Malawi has said it will ask the country's president to release dozens of women jailed on allegations of practising witchcraft.
I HAVE just returned from Malawi having been fortunate enough to work with lawyers from the Legal Aid Office (LAO) in Lilongwe, the capital, writes Duncan Hughes.
IMAGINE the courtroom scene. A number of accused are faced with six counts of murder and there is a ritual element to the killings.
THE chief executive of a local council is set to cycle 600 miles to Paris to raise funds for schools in Malawi.
PRESIDENT Bingu wa Mutharika has pardoned a homosexual couple sentenced to 14 years in jail.
POP superstar Madonna has condemned a Malawian court decision to jail a gay couple for 14 years and demanded it be challenged "in the name of human dignity".
THE British government's aid programme to Malawi has come under fire from an influential Commons committee because there is little evidence that it is achieving anything.
HUMAN rights campaigners have called on the Scottish Government to intervene following the arrest of two men who became the first gay couple to marry in Malawi. Tiwonge Chimbalanga and Steven Monjeza publicly wed in a traditional ceremony on Saturday.
DISASTER officials in Malawi are appealing for international help after a powerful earthquake killed at least three people and damaged thousands of homes.
THE mother of a Glasgow schoolgirl saved from deportation has said her daughter wept as they were driven to the airport to be sent back to Malawi.