Malawi

Better Together: Promoting Gender Equality At Home

For years, the outside of Patuma Stone and Stone William’s home has been a telling reflection of their marriage—a disparate display of plaster, bricks and unfinished business. Now, after three children and nearly three decades together, they’re finally beginning to work as one and seeing progress. “I realized that involving my wife in decision-making could [...]

By | 2017-10-25T14:15:54+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Empowering Women, Hardship, Malawi|

Celebrating Fathers Across the Globe

Padre. Bambo. Baba. Pitaji. Dad. No father is the same, but by any name he has the potential to help transform the health and well-being of his community and family. In the spirit of honoring those who have embraced this role and challenge, we asked Project Concern International (PCI) staff to help us highlight a [...]

By | 2017-10-25T14:29:35+00:00 June 18th, 2017|Guatemala, Malawi|

Fighting Armyworms in Malawi

A pest that is barely the size of a paperclip poses a major threat to farmers in Malawi. In 2013, droves of armyworms marched across the fields of this landlocked country in southern Africa, feasting on essential crops and leaving a trail of destruction in their wake. According to the Government of Malawi’s Ministry of [...]

By | 2017-10-25T14:33:02+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Agriculture, Disaster Response, Food Security, Hardship, Hunger, Malawi|

Study: Evaluating Women-led Saving Groups to Stay Resilient in Malawi

By Julia King In Malawi, a landlocked country in Southern Africa, agriculture is the primary industry and employs over 80 percent of the working age population. The country is now facing the worst drought its seen in 35 years and this challenge has led to dramatic crop failure and soaring food prices, with maize prices [...]