Stategies, Results and Impacts of Evaluations 2011 - 2013
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.
Fill Hearts, Minds and Bellies
In rural Malawi, completing even a primary education is one of the most precious things anyone can achieve.
CARE's Pathways Program Empowers Women in Malawi
Watch Anastazia Saka and Vicknes Chimbonga, two women members of the Village Savings and Loan groups in Malawi, share their stories about how participating in savings groups is changing their lives. This video introduces the Pathways program and features an interview with Henry Swira, Program Director at CARE-Malawi.
She just became the most educated person in her family.
Orphaned at age 13, Jenifer was raised by her aunts, whom she affectionately calls her “other mothers.” They’re subsistence farmers who live in a tiny mud-brick home with Jenifer and her sister.
But Jenifer, now 19, just passed her university entrance exams, one of 1,909 students selected from 11,539 applicants.
Empowering Women in Agriculture
Push, Pull and Cross-Cutting Strategies
A Pathways Programming Approach
Results of a Baseline Assessment From Six Countries in Africa and Asia
“Please Henry don’t talk to me in vernacular, I don’t want to be punished once my colleagues and teachers hear me talking our vernacular while in the campus.”
These were Rhoda Chaima’s first words when I recently visited her at Santhe secondary school in Malawi. Rhoda was referring to a policy by the school that requires every student to speak English as one way of improving their fluency.