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Buddhism and kung fu in Malawi orphanage

19 February 2014 Last updated at 16:38 GMT

Near Malawi's commercial capital, Blantyre, a Chinese-run orphanage looks after around 300 children.

Besides the standard curriculum, they learn Buddhism, Chinese and kung fu.

Aubrey Kalonga from the Amitofo Care Centre, and one of the orphans, told BBC Africa their story.

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