Bright Msuku here! We at Empower Malawi partner with rural regions across Malawi for 5 years to support local efforts to achieving self-reliance. Rural regions in Malawi typically comprise of Traditional Authority (T/A) jurisdiction, each with an average of 50 - 100 villages that make up
This month we have a guest blog post by our partners Matt and Wendy Napier (Walk to a Better World) We recently had the opportunity to visit some of Empower’s projects in Malawi and see first-hand the work they are doing to empower local communities. Our trip started with a tour of
This is part of an ongoing series of blogs by our intern Maddy Wilcox-Kerr. She is sharing insights from her time with our team in Malawi. After a couple of days in Kapita, I am beginning to come to terms with AFT (African Flexible Time). A concept coined by my friend Chawezi to help me
This is part of an ongoing blog series by our intern Maddy Wilcox-Kerr. About 5 hours north of Lilongwe lies the district of Mzimba South East. Kapita is a large area comprised of 38 villages. The area is governed by a village head and the main source of income is farming of maize and coffee.
The Timbiri Savings and Credit Cooperative is changing lives in Nkhata Bay through financial inclusion and access to solar technologies. Recently, this community bank recruited a new 'Member Service Officer'. We thought it appropriate to formally introduce him to all our supporters. "My name is