Improving Access to Portable Water

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[…]

Quality Education- Best Strategy for Sustaining the Lives of Rural Children

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[…]

MAT ANNUAL REPORT

MAT ANNUAL REPORT

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[…]

Food Security

Food Security

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[…]

Heavy and windy rains blows off Nangapoche School roof

Heavy and windy rains blows off Nangapoche School roof

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[…]

Tackling infant mortality in Malawi with mHealth

Tackling infant mortality in Malawi with mHealth

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[…]