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 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
If we were to encapsulate our efforts in Mpamba, Nkahata Bay across 2015, we'd say that we've been "sowing seeds". Working shoulder to shoulder with community is central to our work and we recognise that this is not a process that can be rushed and forced into convenient timelines. It involves