From a Facebook group, Malawi Queens has revolved into a charitable organisation called Malawi Queens Health and Education Project and they are hosting the first of Malawi Healthcare Support (Mahecas) 20th anniversary activities lined up for 2015 – a dinner dance to take place in Kent on February 7.
The event will take place at the Bexleyheath Marriot Hotel, 1 Broadway, Dartford, DA6 7JZ.
According to the MQHEP Chairperson, Emily Chimwemwe Phillips, the night event will be spiced with entertainment from DJ’s, fashion Show by Malawian Queens in Diaspora and entertainment from reiging Miss Malawi UK Rose Mmangisa
There will also be raffle draws with motuh watering prizes to raise funds.
“MQHEP is an upcoming charity that springs from an all women group in Diaspora (Malawi Queens UK & Europe),” said Phillips, adding: “MQHEP’s main objectives are to promote the health and wellbeing of our families, our brothers and sisters in our homeland by organising fundraising activities to fund projects in the Health sector, Women and Children’s Welfare as well as Education for boys and girls who will in turn be shaped to be our future Leaders.”
She added: “Our collective is giving back to the motherland.”
Spokesperson of the group Patricia Peters said they decided to offer their contribution to Malawi Health UK (Mahecas) by offering to organise a fundraising dinner for them as they recognise “the amazing job Mahecas is doing towards healthy issues in Malawi.”
Malawi Queens UK committee comprises of Rhoda Magalasi, Janine Sankhani, Angella Ching’amba, Emily Phillips,Lusekero Kalindawalo , Ruth Chinguwo , Yendamo Kapalamula, Emily Tembo Statowski, Cynthia Kenala, Thandie Msulira , Ellen Honde, Joyce Phiri and Norah Chiwaula Maclintock.