Hunger & Livelihoods

Saturday 1 October 2022


Vincent, 45, is a member of Namwekho Village Savings and Loan (VSL). He has a small family of three children— two boys and one girl. When Save the Children, through its Sponsorship livelihood program, introduced VSL at his village as part of improving the livelihood of families, Vincent joined and immediately started saving.

Wednesday 2 May 2018

Invest in Youth. Transform Lives

30th April 2018, is day that the future of 102 young Malawian people transformed. Prior to this day, these youths all had one thing in common; they were school dropouts with no income or skills to survive. But now their story is different.

Wednesday 13 April 2016

It Only Takes Determination

Sometimes, life becomes hard in almost every aspect – no money, no clothes and not even the slightest idea of where the next meal will come from. This is what Loveness Jemusi went through for many years of her life.

Timidly posing for the camera but eager to share her story, Loveness from Kalombo Village in Mchinji district said she has been through a lot as a young girl growing up. These hard times forced Loveness and her siblings to do some piece work for their survival; and while she was in Standard 4, things got worse such that she dropped out of school. 

Tuesday 10 June 2014

The Multiplier Effect

If you are short of tomatoes, onions, or vegetables to make that stew you have been craving for – you are certainly guaranteed to find your desired ingredients at a Cash Transfer distribution site. Mobile money Cash Transfer distributions have brought increased income and created vibrant markets where vendors are selling goods ranging from fresh produce, meats and various household items. As a result, an economic multiplier effect has been created with numerous small traders/vendors benefitting.