MENSTRUAL HYGIENE KITS – MEETING THE NEEDS OF GIRLS

Not having sanitary supplies means days without school  and not leaving their houses/hostels. It also means girls using unhealthy materials, cloth, paper, leaves, mattress stuffing, corn cobs, or anything they think can be used to manage the menses. Centre for Youth and Development is excited to share the progress of...

Looking forward to 2020. . .

Thank you for your support and standing with us in the previous years. 2020 signifies another important stage for us. We are stepping into a new decade that fills us with hope and possibility. As the Chinese proverb says: if you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you...

Can school computers bridge the digital divide?

Earlier this year, we were delighted to host an inspiring graduate researcher whose independent study provides valuable academic insights into our work in Malawi. Nat Chutima Tantakasem is now an MSc in International Development graduate from the University of Edinburgh where she attended as a Chevening scholar. Her dissertation ‘Bridging...

Guest Blog: All I wanted …

Our second Student from Mzuzu University is Grinwell Kachingwe. In this Guest Blog he shares his profile and his expectations while working with us. I am Grinwell Kachingwe, a Malawian completing a Bachelor’s Degree in Information and Communication Technology from Mzuzu University. Currently I am doing my last course industrial...

Greening the fields again: Tapukwa Irrigation Scheme Renovation

Winter is generally a dry season in Malawi and water becomes a precious commodity. In Tapukwa, a community in the Henga Valley in Rumphi District the fields around the valley bottom are green with winter Maize, Tomatoes, beans, vegetables and many other crops thanks to irrigation. The scheme was built...