This 2 page summary describes CARE's work in Malawi and the Democratic Republic of Congo under the LIFT II program.
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.
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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 Plight of Malawi Flood Victims
The worst flooding in 30 years has destroyed homes, crops and livelihoods in Malawi. Read Aida Marko's story.
Making a Difference: Empowering Girls, Expanding Knowledge, Addressing Poverty
Results of a baseline assessment from six countries in Africa and Asia
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