my name is Vincent K.Phiri and I am a Director of the Organization. We would like to submit our letter to your organization requesting a grant of $ 5,000 to support our activities. Our Organization is called Heart Of Hope Orphan Center it is located in Southern part of Malawi in town called Mulanje, which is about 50 km from Blantyre. The Center started in 2005 with 4 members. Currently the group has 7 members whom among them are 2 men and 5 women. The main aim of forming this Orphan Center was to provide parental care and other assistance to the vulnerable children particularly orphans and street children, Education, Health, Agricultural around Mulanje town. The idea of forming this group came from few members who later mobilized their friends, after realized that there were many children who were living in very difficult conditions. Our Center its now at its final stage of Registration.