Malawi

CARE established operations in Malawi in 1998. Malawi is one of the most densely populated countries in Africa, with a population of almost 16 million people, half of whom are below the age of 15. CARE’s programs include food security, agriculture, health, education, and social and economic empowerment, especially for women.

2/1/17

How to get a $31 Return for Every $1 Invested

According to communities in Ghana, Malawi, and Mali, the Pathways program generated $158 million worth of benefits in their lives.  That’s $31 of benefit for every $1 the project spent working with them.

1/4/17

The Plight and Promise in Southern Africa

Southern Africa is a source of great people, potential and possibility. It’s also right now a place of great challenge and uncertainty, as extreme weather conditions such as El Niño have produced a severe drought that threatens 40 million people.

12/12/16

PBS Newshour: In Drought-stricken Malawi, Rains just Don't Come

The World Food Program has declared its highest level emergency for Southern Africa where drought has destroyed crops and harvests leaving 28 million people in need of emergency food assistance. Malawi is one of the hardest hit countries.

3/8/16

Three key CARE projects win funding from Gates Foundation

On International Women’s Day, CARE announces new support to further its work of empowering women and girls and promoting gender equality

12/3/15

Enhancing Community Resilience in Malawi Provides a 2,900% Return On Investment

A recent study of Village Savings and Loans Associations in the Enhancing Community Resilience Project in Malawi provides a 2,900% return on investment.  The external evaluator estimates that for every $1 invested in VSLAs,

9/10/15

The Maternal Health Alliance Project

As a global community we know that the science around what to deliver in reproductive, maternal and newborn health (RMNH) is well-established, but the science on how to do it effectively and efficiently for the greatest impact, is not.

8/6/15

Malawi: A Safer Home at Last

In January 2015, 77-year-old Mwaona Bote narrowly survived one of the worst floods in Malawi in living memory. Heavy rains poured for five continuous days before her house fell, leaving her homeless and destitute.

7/7/15

LIFTing HIV Patients By Connecting them to Services

Using paper referrals and a bottom up approach to community services for HIV positive patients, CARE’s LIFT II project serves 6,400 people in Malawi and the Democratic Republic of Congo by connecting them to Village Savings and Loan/ and food security opportunities.

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