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.
CARE responds to dozens of disasters each year, reaching approximately 12 million people through our emergency programs.
The AIDS pandemic has devastating and debilitating long-term implications, and these effects are most apparent in Africa, where the disease is strangling the continent.
In Malawi is a small, landlocked country where 65 percent of the population lives in poverty. Its population struggles also struggling with one of the highest HIV prevalence rates in the world. CARE is working to turn things around and change the perception people hold of people living with HIV and AIDS.