Monday 22 November 2021

Malawi Chief Fights Vaccine Stigma; Rallies Wary Villagers Towards COVID-19 Vaccination


In the village of Thambani in the south western town of Mwanza in Malawi, the villagers get jittery at the mention of COVID-19 vaccination.

Thursday 9 September 2021

16 Year Old Realizes His Dream Through RED Project

It takes massive determination, hard work and commitment to build a lifestyle that manifests a dream into a reality that everyone hugely desires. Thokozani a 16 year old boy from Kavithiwa has challenged people in his area that age says nothing about your capability if you put your mind to your goals.

Thursday 9 September 2021

RED project Grows Fashion Designing in Chikumbu Village

According to the 2018 population census, 1,224,602 Malawian youths were unemployed representing 18.5 unemployment rate.

As the figures from this study proved scary in the job market, Save the Children Malawi embarked on an area development program to impart different entrepreneurial skills to the youths of Zomba district in 2016.

Peter from Chikumbu village in Zomba is one of the youths that took part in this initiative and was grilled on tailoring skills in a two months course.

Thursday 9 September 2021

Food Security Achieved through DRM Trainings

Save the Children through the Resilience Economic Development (RED) Project has proved rewarding in helping communities harvest more produce as they are trained disaster risk management.

Sambani Chairperson for Village Civil Protection Committee (VCPC) in T/A Mdeza is one of the beneficiaries of the Project and has also witnessed people from her community benefit from it.

Thursday 9 September 2021

RED project to the Rescue of Mayaka Village

High poverty rates continue to affect youth’s access to education in Zomba, threatening their sense of independence and future. Nevertheless, the youth hailing from Mayaka village have tremendously benefitted from Resilience Economic Development (RED) Project, implemented by Save the Children, aimed at among others, empowering the youths with different sets of skills. Currently the youth in the area are learning how to become fashion designers, phone technicians and motor cycle repairers.