Most Malawians never see a doctor in their life. We train rural communities on health matters and operate mobile clinics nationally.
Planning for the future requires upskilling and education. We set up and operate schools from primary through to vocational colleges and university scholarships.
We strongly believe in uniting efforts and working together and have developed partnerships internationally with governments and charitable organisations to bring more benefit to Malawi.
FOOD & WATER
Food shortage, polluted water and lack of nutritional fulfilment are fundamental challenges we need to face. Through irrigation and fish-farms, wells and clean water programmes we are making an impact.
MAI AISHA TRUST
Putting the services you need within reach
Investing in core services - Education, health care and sustainable livelihoods
We aim to foster independence from donor assistance
We work with government, the business community and voluntary organisations to ensure we have wide-reaching impact and the make the most out of all our efforts
Ummah Welfare Trust
Drop of Compassion
Madinah Social Services
More than 50,000 households supported this year
In 2018, Mai Aisha Trust constructed two irrigation schemes in Mangochi with funding from Peace and Relief International Trust, a UK based charity organization. The two irrigation schemes are Nakawale and Pachibale irrigation schemes respectively. Nakawale irrigation scheme covers an area of about six (6) hectares of land It comprises of thirty-three (33) farmers and Read more about Mai Aisha Trust Constructs Two Irrigation Schemes in Mangochi[…]
In 2017, Mai Aisha Trust constructed two irrigation schemes in Mangochi and Blantyre with funding from Drop of Compassion (DoC), a UK based charity. The irrigation schemes are Titukulane and M’bawa respectively. M’bawa has 15 direct and over 200 indirect beneficiaries whilst Titukulane has 18 direct and over 250 indirect beneficiaries. M’bawa Irrigation Scheme M’bawa irrigation scheme covers an Read more about Mai Aisha Trust Construct two Irrigation Schemes in Mangochi and Blantyre[…]
With the advent of HIV/AIDS pandemic and the effects of climate change, many women and children have become vulnerable and destitute due to poor living conditions like poor shelter. As HIV/AIDS related deaths claim lives of young and productive age groups, the remaining family members, vulnerable women and elderly in particular, live a miserable life. Read more about Responding to Malawi Floods[…]
While water sources are fairly abundant in Malawi, much of the population live without access to safe and clean water and free from life threatening conditions such as industrial pollution. It is estimated that 3.5 Million people living in rural Malawi are without access to portable water, a situation perceived as deplorable for improved living Read more about Improving Access to Portable Water[…]
Malawi is one of the countries that are currently making strides increasing schooling levels in order to improve quality of education at both primary and secondary age children. Despite this progress, Malawi’s primary education system is still overwhelmed by many problems among them, high rate of school dropout, high pupil/teacher ratio, high repetition rates, inadequate Read more about Quality Education- Best Strategy for Sustaining the Lives of Rural Children[…]
Mai Aisha Trust (MAT) is a local Non-governmental organization (NGO) registered in 2002 under the Trustees Incorporation Act of 1992. Mai Aisha Trust implements programs in Education, Health, Food Security. MAT primarily initiates programs based on community-driven approach and designs them to be responsive to the local needs and priorities. The Trust also supports and Read more about MAT ANNUAL REPORT[…]
Due to erratic rainfall patterns, Malawi always suffers adverse effects from food insecurity. In order to mitigate the situation there is need to involve local farmers in small scale irrigation farming which will in turn mobilize communities to ensure food security at household level and generate income through irrigation farming, such as vegetable production, fish Read more about Food Security[…]
Following the windydown-pour on Thursday 1st October 2015, two school blocks, one at Nangapoche and another one at Nkambiri, had their roofs blown off. The incident caused a substantial amount of damage to the two properties. No loss of life or injury was reported as the incident occurred after the learners had knocked off. With Read more about Heavy and windy rains blows off Nangapoche School roof[…]
Meningitis Research Foundation has recently launched an online exhibition highlighting the work of their health intervention project in Malawi calledFocus on Action Meningitis. Rachel Perrin, International Development Officer, tells us more about this health intervention. Rachel Perrin, 21 May 2015 Triage mobile phones and a health passport: How has the mHealth app improved clinics in Read more about Tackling infant mortality in Malawi with mHealth[…]
With support from our strategic partners, Unleashing Potential, we have moved over to a new website. As technology progresses, more and more people are connecting to the internet on their mobile phones and our site needs to reflects these needs while remaining easy to use and navigate. Let us know what you think of the changes Read more about Rate our new MAT website[…]