Malawi

Tsogolo Labwino literally translates ‘towards a brighter future’ – and that is exactly what this wide reaching project is helping some of Malawi’s poorest communities achieve. Working directly with community groups, the project is improving food security and resilience to changing climates through sustainable livelihoods and natural resource management.

One of the project activities includes providing bee hives to farmers to string up between trees. This helps encourage forest regeneration and provides honey for families to sell or eat. Yum!

Community members also receive literacy and micro-finance training and experience better health thanks to improved access to clean water.

74% of Malawians live on less than $1.25/day

Malawi ranks 174th out of 187 countries in the Human Development Index.

Progress

9.67%

$14,977 raised

99 donors

$154,900 goal

The Tsogolo Labwino Project operates until 2019 before being reviewed for possible future phases. Our annual fundraising target is $154,900. Every donation you make to this project will be combined with funding from the Australian government to reach more people. We have committed to contribute $1 for every $5 we receive from the Australian government. Your donation will allow us to extend our programs.

Stories

Jonis’s Story

Jonis spent much of his early life caring for his sick mother. Getting to school took three hours each day, leaving little time to study. When his mother passed away, Jonis felt hopeless and lonely, and couldn’t pay for his school fees. A few years later, when he was 16, his community elected him to lead a ADRA savings and loans group. He was a natural leader: he could read and he was kind and empathetic. Jonis dreams of one day becoming a doctor, and he’s grateful to ADRA and his community for believing in him. “I have learned that nothing in life is impossible,” he says with determination. “Never give up!”

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