Monday 27 October 2014

Village Clinic Saving Under-five Lives in Mzimba

No one can deny the joy that is bestowed upon a family when they receive a newborn baby. Innately, parents want to provide the best for their children. In dreaming about a child’s future, a parent considers things such as education, health and other social services having to be in place in order to make that child’s life adequate. But for some families, ones based in remote areas particularly, where access and provision of these services depends on the government, sometimes such dreams can vanish instantly.

Thursday 16 October 2014

Save the Children Donates Items Worth Over MK3.5 Million to Mangochi District Hospital

On 12th October 2014, Save the Children reaffirmed its commitment towards the welfare of mothers and under-five children when it donated items worth MK3.75 million in Mangochi district during this year’s Mothers’ Day Fun Run event, an annual event organised by Nation Publications Limited.

Speaking during the ceremony, Richard Luhanga, Facility Maternal and Newborn Health (MNH) Specialist for Save the Children, reaffirmed the commitment Save the Children has towards mothers.

Wednesday 24 September 2014

Literacy Boost and Tiwerenge Ndi Ana Athu (TiANA) Early Grade Reading Innovations Spice Malawi’s International Literacy Commemoration Day Celebrations

Today, the grounds of Pheleni Primary School, in Lilongwe Rural were filled with colour and pomp on the World Literacy Day Commemoration thanks in part to the collaborative Save the Children and USAID project, Tiwerenge ndi Ana Athu (TiANA). TiANA is a project funded by USAIDs All Children Reading Grand Challenge, which supports and helps improve Save the Children’s, Literacy Boost Initiative – an evidence based response to an alarming global trend—the rise in the numbers of children finishing primary school who are unable to read well enough to learn.

Thursday 7 August 2014

Save the Children Hands Over Vehicles and Motorcycles to VAC Project Partners, Courtesy of the European Union (EU)

On Friday 25th July 2014, Save the Children’s Malawi Country Office celebrated the arrival of three vehicles and four motorcycles as assets provided with support from the European Union for a Child Protection project that fights Violence Against Children (VAC) in Malawi.

Monday 21 July 2014

Community Innovation Improves Quality Data Reporting

While most of the community caregivers in Community Based Child Care Centres (CBCCs) have low education attainment that makes it difficult for them to fill out data capturing forms for their centres, the communities around Chaidoni Village in Balaka District have devised an ingenious way to ensure that low education attainment no longer stands in the way of quality data reporting. Save the Children’s Monitoring and Evaluation Manager for the Education Program in Malawi, Charles Nzawa testifies.