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Tuesday 29 November 2016

Keeping a Baby Close to Your Heart

Save the Children Malawi raises awareness for KMC on World Prematurity Day 2016

Imagine spending at least 20 hours a day 7 days a week with a baby strapped to your chest.  Imagine you must eat, sleep, work and care for your other children with a tiny baby depending on your continuous skin-to-skin contact for survival.

Wednesday 12 October 2016

Improving Child Nutrition and Development in Southern Malawi: One Meal at a Time

Photo: Luzayo Nyirongo, Save the Children.

Friday 29 July 2016

Carving Beliefs for Change: RTP Open Day

Wednesday, July 13th was a precious day for the children and community of Namisi Education Zone in Mangochi district as they had an Open Day organised by the Reducing Teenage Pregnancies (RTP) project.

Wednesday 27 July 2016

Struggling to Survive: the Effects of El Niño on Malawi

We have reached a stage where climate change can no longer be looked at as a fallacy – in Malawi it is evidently taking away people’s livelihoods. Today in Malawi, droughts and floods are more severe and frequent than they used to be.

A study by the Malawi Vulnerability Assessment Committee (MVAC) has shown that the climatic phenomenon, El Niño is responsible for putting up to 6.5 million people (39% of the country’s population) at risk of being food insecure during the 2016/17 consumption period. 

Wednesday 6 July 2016

Every Child has a Right to Life: Protect Children with Albinism

June 16th every year is the Day of the African Child. The commemoration of this day originates from the valiant children who stood up against the apartheid Government in the streets of Soweto in South Africa for better quality education on 16th June 1976. 

This years Guest of Honor in Malawi, Minister of Gender, Children, Disabilities and Social Welfare (MoGCDSW), Dr. Jean Kalilani urged people in the country to join hands in stopping the abduction and killing of people with albinism during the national commemoration at Chiwembu Community Ground in Mwanza district.

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