Othakarhaka Foundation

Our History

Othakarhaka (passing on the kindness) Charity Foundation is a registered non-profit making organization under the Trustee Incorporation Act. OTK was founded by Ida Puliwa in 2012 as merely a charity group in response to the kindness she received from a retired Virginia based professor, Dr. Marquita Hill, who helped her with scholarship to study in college in Malawi.

The organisation was officially registered as an organization in 2013 with government of Malawi through the registrar general.Othakarhaka is a volunteer-based organization that currently has active volunteer base of over 6600 people in the area of senior Chiefs Nkanda, Juma and Mabuka covering an estimated population of 73,000 people. Each volunteer contributes 10 cents a month to support some of the organization programs.

Our Office Secretariat is situated at Chambe area in Mulanje, next to Chambe Secondary School along Chitakale-Phalombe road

Some of Othakharha's volunteers