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Malawi: I can become successful in life – Greford, age 16 December 02, 2016

In 2013 in Malawi, only 41 per cent of pupils passed the national examination at the end of primary school to enable admission into public secondary school. One of the children who passed the exam was a remarkable 16-year-old boy named Greford, who came from a very remote village in Malawi. He passed the exam against significant odds – including the fact that he was born without arms. 

Families eat bird’s food to survive El Nino August 12, 2016

Agriculture is the main livelihood in Malawi but due to severe drought, farming has been seriously affected. According to the assessment conducted by UN, about 2.8 million of the population won’t be able to meet their annual food requirements during the 2015/2016 consumption period.  

The El Ñino phenomenon – How the extreme weather is impacting millions July 08, 2016

El Niño is a warming of the central to eastern tropical Pacific. It happens every two to seven years. Its impact on global weather patterns means an increase in droughts and floods. In Africa the droughts in Southern and Eastern Africa existing conditions have been exasperated by El Niño  and has left millions of children in need. El Niño is also leading to droughts in the Pacific Islands and Central America.

El Nino threatens gains on education in Chikwawa June 17, 2016

World Vision works closely with local communities suffering from the effects of extreme and changing weather patterns. The droughts El Nino caused in Malawi impact the lives of people in many ways. Left with no choice, most families must spend their income on maize rather than spending it on the development of educational structures. 

Reading and thriving August 10, 2015

Since receiving new school books, 10-year-old Chimwemwe and her friends have found a new love of reading, and what's more, Chimwemwe has gone straight to the top of the class.

Mother Sacrifices for Daughter January 29, 2015

A 41 year old woman died in Malawi’s Nsanje district after sacrificing her life to save her 12 year old daughter, Bertha from the raging floods.

Children in Zomba, Worried that Floods may Cause Hunger January 27, 2015

Children of Chingale community, Malawi, are worried that with most of their gardens washed away, there might be very little of even nothing to harvest, a thing which they believe will affect their education.

World Vision helps to Combat Cholera in Flooded Areas January 25, 2015

Flooding in Malawi has tragically claimed the lives of more than 100 people, and left thousands more homeless. World Vision has on-going programmes in many of the flood-hit areas and is working to support children and their families who have been impacted.