Friday 31 March 2023

Plight of the Children Impacted by Multiple Storms, Flooding

It is Tuesday evening and Esnat has just finished having her dinner together with her parents and siblings.

The normal night darkness has been abnormalized by the dark cloud that had impregnated the sky over Chikuse village in the lower-shire district of Chikwawa.

Esnat (Left) captures with her mom and siblings - she is now at a camp for the third time in two years.

Tuesday 21 March 2023

Malawi schools bear the brunt in Cyclone Freddy aftermath

Jane (Right) and her Mom had to walk 10 kilometers to receive food and other essential items as her camp is unreachable by road 

“We were sleeping in our house when we were woken up by a thundering noise from the mountain,” explains 13-year-old Jane*, a Primary School Grade 8 learner in the south west district of Mulanje in Malawi’.

Monday 20 March 2023

Raising Children’s Hope Amid Cyclone Challenging Realities

Chrissie with some of the items received from Save the Children. Chrissie still needs support with rebuilding her home as it can be seen in the background

Save the Children on Sunday, 19th March, provided relief assistance to two children who had earlier on told the organisation they had lost various items including learning materials and clothes to Tropical Cyclone Freddy.

Wednesday 15 March 2023

Malaria/Cholera Response Integration bears fruits

CHAGs and Community Nurses demonstrate how to use a Mosquito net

Health officials in Salima are touting a Breakthrough Action Malaria Project which, apart from tackling the disease, also assisting in the fight against the Cholera Outbreak.

Wednesday 15 March 2023

Children Hit Hard as Cyclone Freddy Sweeps Across Southern Malawi

An aerial view of the damage caused by Cyclone Freddy

14-year-old Chrissy* from Blantyre feels lucky to be alive but she is afraid of the uncertainty of life following the disaster that struck her home.

Her parents’ house has been damaged by Cyclone Freddy induced floods which hit her area on Sunday.