Mitigating barriers to girls’ enrollment and retention in school by building schools, boreholes, and latrines

Implementing Partner: Save the Children International, Peace Corps, Ministry of Education

USAID Investment: $10,499,806 over four years

Contact: Radhan Cumaraswamy

Continuing discussions with the Government of Malawi, other donors, and the private sector:

  • Leveraging support to build onto AMAA infrastructure

Construction of secondary schools and basic facilities in remote locations:

  • Building new classroom blocks with administrative offices and staff houses
  • Constructing girls dormitories
  • Adding ventilated improved pit (VIP) latrines and boreholes

Working with the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology:

  • Selecting sites, designing schools, and procuring contracts together