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Meeting Point Malawi (in German: Treffpunkt Malawi) is an initiative of the Kolping
family Riesenbeck – based in North West of Germany. Founded upon
the aims of the Kolping society, we want to improve the life situation
of the people in Malawi, promote the foundation of new Kolping
families and want to inform at the same time here in Germany about the
general life situation in Africa.
is the Kolping Society?
Kolping Society is a Catholic social association with headquarter in
Cologne. It is based on structures similar to a family and counts
worldwide approx. 450,000 members in more than 5,000 so-called Kolping
families. The foundation and naming is to be led back on the priest
Adolph Kolping living in the 19th century.
does mark the Kolping Society?
item and main focus of the work of the Kolping Society is the
engagement with and for the family. Besides, the internationality of
the association wins more and more in meaning.
Kolping Society in Malawi:
the work of the Meeting Point Malawi three Kolping families in the
north of Malawi (diocese Mzuzu) were founded. Besides, all interested
inhabitants of a village or a region can become members of such a
community - independently of age and gender. Now with Malawi the
International Kolping Society is represented in 61 countries of our
That is what the Meeting Point Malawi stands for:
the direct financial aid, we forward small scale loans to these
communities which enable the members to get access to money. This
allows the beneficiaries to invest in their own future. These loans
are a basic help to the self-help.
according to our motto „co-developing & co-experience“ we want
to wake up the people in Germany, inform and arouse enthusiasm for the
||Wildlife Action Group Support e. V.|
||Hilfe für Malawi e. V.|
||Active Aid in Africa e. V.|
|Deutsche Afrika Stiftung e. V.|
|Kolping Society Deutschland|
|SolarChance (Hermann Determeyer)|
|White Fathers / Afrikan Missionares|
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