Collaborative Project between Village Empowerment and the Savannah School of Art and Design

  Village Empowerment was contacted by two graduate students at the Savannah College of Art and Design (one is a masters student and the other is working towards her PhD).  Their studies are in the field design for women’s clothing and their aim is to support African women who are struggling with poverty, by providing them with employment that would include sewing for clothing designs.   Our Malawi Program Director, Linda Limbe,  happens... [Read More...]

Join us on Facebook for News and Photo of the Week

Join us at our new Facebook Page where we are sharing our latest news and posting weekly photos.     We would love to hear from you there.  Click here to “like” the page and then leave a comment for us on Facebook.      Read More →

Nominate African Women for the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize

“We are at the dawn of the African Women’s Decade… We need to empower African women who produce food, raise children and drive the economy here. When those women take their rightful place at the negotiating table, in the parliament and in leadership positions across society, we can unleash Africa’s enormous potential” ~UN Seceretary-Genral Ban Ki-moon Village Empowerment’s greatest success has come through partnerships... [Read More...]

My Journey to Malawi

By Heather Gray A little background. I met Don Smith (founder of Village Empowerment) in January 2009 when we both joined a year long mastermind group that was focused on empowering entrepreneurs to bring their gifts to the world. There were 12 of us in the group, mostly women and mostly coaches with specific expertise. Don stood out as someone who was “retired” from the working world and focused on giving back. At the time his organization... [Read More...]

Self-Sustaining Villages

Take a look at what happens when a village becomes self-sustaining. The results are amazing because it’s not just a matter of brick and mortar. When we care for the widows, orphans and those in deepest need, lives are truly changed. As you watch, whisper a prayer of your own for these precious people.  Read More →


If you haven’t yet seen our video presentation, you can view it right here.  Read More →

Kids in the Day Care

Take a look at some of the lives you help change when you support Village Empowerment These children live with relatives or others in the village who often can not or do not want to feed and care for them. Our ladies groups take care of them, feed and teach them, and show love to  them as a loving mother would.  This is done in the village church building, in the evening they go back to the home they stay in.  Some the women take a child... [Read More...]