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October 2, 2014
As the lives of Malawians improve through development action, communicating this progress in individual lives is proof of a better world. It is our intention with  this collection  to  inspire  development  colleagues and  Malawian citizenry with hope for the future of the warm heart of Africa.
September 12, 2013

The Wellness and Agriculture for Life Advancement (WALA) program is a Title II USAID Food For Peace funded five-year $80.7 million integrated food security program.  The program started in July 2009 and will end in June 2014. This initiative aims to reduce food insecurity of 215,000 vulnerable households in 39 traditional authorities in eight most food insecure districts in Southern Malawi.

September 12, 2013

USAID partners with the Government of Malawi (GOM) to increase the country’s capacity to undertake and sustain uninterrupted supply of life-saving health commodities at the facility and community levels

September 12, 2013

Clean water is vital for a healthy population.  In Malawi, 80% of the population has access to an improved source of drinking water, but that leaves about 4 million people who still lack access to safe water. Additionally, only six percent of the population has access to an improved sanitation facility. Poor sanitation practices and improper storage of drinking water commonly lead to waterborne illnesses such as cholera.

September 12, 2013

Tuberculosis (TB) is a major public health problem in Malawi.  In 2013, 20,335 new and relapse cases and 1,400 deaths were reported in Malawi.  The World Health Organization estimates that only 78% of TB cases are diagnosed in Malawi.

September 12, 2013

The Integrating Nutrition in Value Chains (INVC) project is designed to implement USAID’s Feed the Future (FTF) and Global Health Initiative (GHI) strategies with the aim to sustainably reduce rural poverty and improve nutritional outcomes. INVC, which is USAID/Malawi’s flagship FTF project, runs from April 2012-April 2015. 

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