Wednesday 7 September 2022

Save the Children unleashing innovators

Evance is an 18-year-old innovator with a passion for aerospace engineering. He was born and raised by underprivileged family in the rural part of Lilongwe district. His interest in electronics began while learning a science subject in grade 8. The partial knowledge he acquired ignited his interest to discover more. This then led him to begin extracting motors from discarded gadgets like CD-ROMS. He was 13 years old by then.

Thursday 26 March 2020


Urgent support needed as Covid-19 cases in Africa increase by more than 500 percent in one week, warns Save the Children

As the number of Covid-19 cases across the African continent rose dramatically this week, health systems that serve some of the most vulnerable and marginalised children and families in the world will come under ever-increasing strain, warns Save the Children.


Thursday 20 February 2020

Life after pregnancy at 15


In Malawi, 29% of adolescents and youth aged 15-19 begin childbearing (Malawi Demographic and Health Survey 2015-2016).

Susan (Not real name), a 19-year-old secondary school student living in Traditional Authority Dambe in Neno is mother to 4-year-old daughter Watipatsa (not real name).

 Susan is not just an ordinary teen mother. Her determination allowed her to rise above her circumstances and forge ahead with her ambitions.  

Thursday 20 February 2020

Bringing the stories of Malawi's girls to the US-A blog by Girl Champion, Cecelia



Thursday 22 June 2017

Carving Media Space for Children in Malawi

Save the Children Malawi recently supported the newly established Media Advocates for the Advancement of Child Rights (MAACR) to conduct its first media training workshop aimed at equipping journalists with skills to competently report children’s issues. President of the MAACR, Mallick Mnela, gives an account of how the journey towards championing child-friendly journalism started in Malawi: