Feb 2012 Girls Leadership Program Brief
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.
The Plight of Malawi Flood Victims
The worst flooding in 30 years has destroyed homes, crops and livelihoods in Malawi. Read Aida Marko's story.
CARE's Pathways Program Empowers Women in Malawi
Watch as Anastazia Saka and Vicknes Chimbonga, two Village Savings and Loan participants in Malawi, share their stories about how the savings group is changing their lives.
The Power to Lead Alliance (PTLA) aimed to create, strengthen, and scale-up diverse leadership opportunities for girls in six countries [Egypt, Honduras, India, Malawi, Tanzania, and Yemen] through extra-curricular activities, social networks, and civic action.
Naomi lives in central Malawi. Here we say women like Naomi are born with a "man’s heart." She overcame much adversity in her life and uses that horrible situation to inspire others around her.
Born in Zimbabwe as Elle Tina, she was the third of seven children. At 15, Naomi was raped and became pregnant with her son, Wally. She later changed her name to Naomi, inspired by Naomi in the Bible who also faced troubles but overcame them through courage.
Push, Pull and Cross-Cutting Strategies
A generic guide for implementing CARE’s CSC process to improve quality of services
Overview of CARE’s Intervention & Evaluation Plan
Proven approaches for empowering women smallholders and achieving food security
We are beginning to see the results of our efforts in promoting, protecting and supporting optimal infant and young child feeding.