Tuesday 19 May 2015

Save the Children Honors Best Reporters in MNH

Save the Children, during this year’s The National Media Institute of Southern Africa (NAMISA Awards, honored its pledge by awarding two best reporters in Maternal and Newborn Health (MNH). The two awards came under the best MNH reporter for print and electronic. The two awards went to Watipaso Mzungu of Nations Publications and Rachel Mhango of Times TV respectively. Each of the winners was given a state of the art Samsung galaxy tab and a shield curtesy of the Bill and Melinda Gates funded Saving New Born Live project.

Friday 8 May 2015

Malawi Celebrates International Day of the Midwife: Pictorial

Save the Children joined several organisations in celebrating this year’s International Day of the Midwife, which was held on 5th May 2015 at Lunzu Primary School ground. The event drew together midwives from all corners of the country where they showcased some of their initiatives in their work.  The guest of honor at this year’s event was the Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Health, Dr. M Magwira. The theme for this year’s event was Midwife; For the Better Tomorrow. 

Below is a pictorial illustrating some of the day's events:-

Tuesday 7 April 2015

Healing and Education Through Arts in Camps

The scale of the disaster in the Lower Shire has wreaked havoc on the densely populated country of Malawi, where most people survive from subsistence farming. Crops of maize have been destroyed, villages obliterated, homes swept away and livestock killed.

Despite the predicament, there are children who have survived to tell their tales. While they crowd in tents in the camps, where there are no comforts as they might have used to enjoy at home, they begin to feel safe in their new families.

Tuesday 7 April 2015

Saving Children Through CBCC's - Flood Response

Homes swept away like grass. Farms, huge farms, turned to mud, fields of precious crops drowned. Thousands of livestock gone unaccounted for. Human lives lost. Families separated leaving children unaccompanied.

Friday 13 March 2015

Save the Children Hands Over Vehicles to Partners

Keeping Girls in School – a Save the Children UKaid funded Improving School Experience and Cash Transfer project on Thursday, March 12, 2015 handed over vehicles to its partners. The event which took place at Save the Children offices attracted over 15 representatives from the five organizations implementing the Keeping Girls in School (KGIS) project.