LifeNets member Neil Wallis
participates in 7000 km road rally driving
through 7 countries in Southern Africa,
giving LifeNets exposure and giving out
hundreds of pairs of shoes to poor people
along the way.
We establish new service program in South
Live Clean Program to be presented to
groups of vulnerable children in order to
provide them with a message of hope and
practical techniques for daily living in an
attempt to alleviate emotional and mental
suffering. It will be headed by
LifeNets Southern Africa chairman, Monique
In January 2013 we recorded these three
short testimonials from our LifeNets
Developing Nations Scholarship Fund students
who tell us of their ambitions and progress.
They are studying to be a doctor, social
worker and school teacher--none of which
would have been possible without a a
Developing Nations Scholarship grant. Please
take a look at the three minute YouTube
video above. We thank All of God's Children
501 (c)(3) in Lansing, Michigan that has
just provided $4000 towards the Zambia
farmer get water from stream onto his land. In April of 2012 we
provided hosing to connect gasoline and treadle pumps to send
water from the stream and a reservoir over his acre of land that
provides livelihood for a large family.
Three young adults
complete first phase of LifeNets and Good Works hydroponic project
in Guatemala. We hope to expand our project to provide food
security in urban areas.
LifeNets has provided financing
for completing of Dunya Orphans School in Kosele, Kenya
for 70 children. Read more at
Thursday, September 20, 2012
helps sponsor Charles Wilson on extended mission to Thailand to work
with Burmese and Thai community. See more at
About a year after the March 11,
2011 Japanese disaster, LifeNets Japan
director Dr. Yumi Yamamoto writes about
special symposium in her city of Kochi
discussing disaster issues for the disabled
We're pleased to
receive this report from the LifeNets Orphan
Care Centre in Malawi that includes photos.
The introduction of goats to help provide
milk for the orphans is working well. Read
Dr. Chilopora's report.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
LifeNets is now supporting Dunya
Orphans School in Kosele, Kenya. We love supporting well-managed indigenous
projects that have already produced good outcomes. Please read more
and see how you can help at
LifeNets has been pleased to be on the
ground floor of the Chernobyl's "Revival" Centre of
Rehabilitation of Disabled Children since 1996. See their
video on right that gives some history of the center. More
on our website at
Centre for the Rehabilitation of Disabled Children in
Chernihev, Ukraine on its 15th Anniversary June 23. LifeNets
has worked with this Centre since before it opened in 1996.
See latest updates and photos
Monday, July 4, 2011
Update on the new LifeNets project: The JohJan
school in Migori, Kenya.
Watch YouTube video above by John Elliott
that tells the story about the building of
the school. Posted July 4, 2011
Latest update today. LifeNets
will be helping with earthquake victims and will facilitate relief to
victims through our friends in Japan. You can donate on our Japan page.
100% of donations will go
Sunday, March 20, 2011
It's been almost
25 years since the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. We have been
working with and are a part of the "Revival" Centre in
Chernihev, Ukraine since April 1996-- before it opened in
June of that year.
See latest updates and photos.
Sunday, March 13, 2011
part of our Developing Nations Scholarship Program, LifeNets
decided to help some of its students with laptop computer
support. Some courses of study are quite computer intensive
a laptop computer has accelerated their education.
Read what some of the students say
mosquito net distribution in Chapita Village, Malawi. The
people of the village greatly appreciate the work being done
not only to improve the nutrition and health of the
children, but by the latest gifts of treated mosquito nets.
The first ones were distributed in January and February,
during the rainy season of the year when malaria is
prevalent. The remainder of the distribution of 200
nets occurred in August.
See Story (posted October 22, 2010)
for Change jar to collect change for a LifeNets project, in this
case the Street Kids in Vinogradov, Ukraine. Would you like a
laminated poster to put into a jar. Write to us at
poster and instructions.
New LifeNets eNEWS
March 19 --
Ukraine president visits LifeNets project in Chernobyl area,
Assisting Parma victims in Philippines, a wonderful wheelchair story
and Boot Scoot fundraiser in Ft. Worth, TX (posted March 19, 2010)
See all eNews
Tuesday, March 23, 2010
The JohJan School project
in Migori, Kenya.
Once again, a beautiful Charity Tea was held in Piscataway, New
Jersey on an ideally beautiful day June 28, 2009. The chief
organizer was Dr. Barbara Walls who again put forth a phenomenal
effort to raise attention and money for disadvantaged children in
Balaka, Malawi where LifeNets operates the LifeNets Orphan Care
Soundpost band performed at
the Ft. Worth, TX Boot Scoot
Fundraiser on January 10th for
the LifeNets Developing Nations
Scholarship Fund was a great
success. More than 100 attended
and about $5000 was raised. This
will send three young adults to
college for one full year in
Malawi or Zambia.
See report and photos.
Thursday, January 22,
Christina Davis is spending two
months in Malawi starting
January 15, 2009 and will be
living and working in Malawi as
part of the International
Development Internship Program
at Seattle University in
collaboration with LifeNets. Her
LifeNets sent Jennifer Myers
this past summer to Malawi and
Zambia to teach a "Business 101"
seminar and to assess many of
our livelihood development
projects in those countries. She
was a joy and inspiration to our
people in those countries.
Read her report and see a LOT OF
Amanda Rupp of Youngstown, Ohio
helps coordinate calendar
fundraiser for LifeNets
Developing Nations Scholarship
Fund that will benefit student
in Ghana. The amount raised will
pay for nearly a year of
Howdy! You're invited to join us on Saturday, January 10, 2009 at
7:00 p.m. in the Fort Worth Stockyards for a silent auction, dinner,
dancing and sweets benefiting the LifeNets Developing Nations
December 7, 2008)
A wonderful LifeNets Ladies
Charity Tea on June 22, 2008. It was well-attended and
provided funding for almost an entire year for the LifeNets
Orphan Care Centre in Balaka, Malawi.
More story and photos.
LifeNets 2007 Annual Report including
Financial Summary was mailed to friends, donors and
volunteers on June 5, 2008. You can also see it online
of Chernihev, Ukraine was paralyzed for life on July 17,
2001 at the age of 20.
his inspiring account about how he has battled this
great disability. LifeNets has been helping him since
McClure of Indianapolis, Indiana on her 14th birthday
January 5th. She told everyone that she had everything
she needed and would like any gifts be a donation
towards a LifeNets water well in Africa. This
philanthropic spirit generated about $1000 in donations
towards our next well project! What a spirit!! Thanks
February 3, 2008
Reminiscing, updating and closing words on our
Manhattan Project to help 911 Victims in New York
City in 2001.
Update on our Ole Kaine
(OK) "Be Sober" program in Estonia. Our visit to the
alcohol/drug-free NK Kohvik (Cafe) on October 5, 2007
LifeNets van for our Vinogradov Street Children is delivered
in September 2007 to its destination in Ukraine. On the left is
Vasyl Polichko along with some of the children that he and his wife
Irina (in the middle) care for. Thank you all for helping us
with the funding of this Mercedes van.MORE
This short video is still being played on Indianapolis PBS
TV station WFYI. It is from a Communities
Building Communities segment hosted by former Indiana
First Lady Judy O'Bannon (right). She speaks about LifeNets
and its work.
View the clip.....
Phil Myers who along with Aaron Blue and Jennifer Myers
participated in the LifeNets Malawi Medical Mission in June/July
2007. He completes his wonderful
travel blog on October 11th. You may want to read his
LifeNets North Dakota Chapter builds float for
4th of July Parade promoting the 2007 Mandan Triathlon on August
26th. Read more about the
PARADE. Details about
this year's Triathlon
Want to participate? Register at
Portland, Oregon volunteers are organizing
fundraiser to benefit LifeNets and Lions. See website
Karen Schuster did May 20, 2007 interview to promote Lunch Specials
Today on 1190 KEX radio in Portland.
Mary Chisevente of rural Mapoko, Zambia receives LifeNets
wheelchair delivered by Kambani Banda in January 2007. She has been
disabled since age 15, yet continues to work in the fields and walks
five miles to church services each week on her crutches.
read Kambani Banda's inspiring story about Mary.
Tsunami update: We are happy to show you
brief clip (6 min. 21 sec) from documentary produced by Masoud Farand an
Afghan/American filmmaker called Force of Nature about the aftermath
of the Tsunami tragedy in Sri Lanka.
Stream clip. (Requires Realplayer). Also go to the
technology newsletter from Chicago read by more than
250,000 mostly technology and investment executives features LifeNets work
in Chernobyl as its top story this week.
DIRECT LINK to article
Better Business Bureaufeatures LifeNets on the front page of its
quarterly online newsletter sent to thousands in Central Indiana. See
front page and the
LifeNets work in the
Chernobyl area is featured in the April 2006 issue of the
Rotarian magazine that goes monthly to 1.3 million Rotarians in 33,000
clubs in over 100 countries. Download one of the versions below
Albertson's, Osco, Savon join LifeNets to
help Christina Davis of Portland, Oregon to provide 1000 mosquito nets for
Read updated report about how you can painlessly help when
shopping at any of these fine drug stores!