In the inaugural Year FAM partned with the Malawi Blood Transfusion to make people donate blood while FAM also used the funds raised to buy equipment worth K5 million for Kamuzu Central Hospital. The equipment included 10 state of art trollies and hampers.
During the second year FAM bought medical equipment for Kachere Rehabilitation in Blantyre. Among the equipment donated were 10 wheelchairs, 10 Aluminum Clutches, 10 Walking Sticks, 20, digital thermometers, four scales, 10 pedal bins, 20 Squeeze balls
In the third year FAM donated a Brail Embosser and food items to Ekwendeni School for the Visually Impaired in Mzimba.
The main aim objective of the 2019 Ecobank Charity Shield was on mobilizing football fans and the public to take DECISIVE ACTION against brutal killings, abductions, discriminations and persecutions of People with Albinism in Malawi. Under the theme One Love – Stop the Killings! FAM aimed at using the beautiful game to stress the message that as Malawians we are all One and Must Love one another. With Ecobank as the Sponsor FAM partnered with the Association with People with Albinism in Malawi.
FAM donated K11 million to the Association of People with Albinism (APAM). Which was used to buy a top of range Ford Ranger twin cab with a trailer.
Ecobank returned to partner with FAM for the 2020 Edition which will target the education sector by reaching out to the survivors of the 2019 Cyclone Idai in the Lower Shire district of Chikwawa.
The Bank is pumping in K18 million Shield which will focus is on advocating for quality education for all in line with United Nations Sustainable Development Goal number 4. This year’s Shield is being held under the theme, ‘Together for Better Education’.
The Shield which was due to take place in April 2020 was called off due to the COPVID-19 Pandemic.
It has been rescheduled for November 20-21, 2020.