Tagged: Malawi

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Tea picking in Mulanje, Southern Malawi. Photo: Abbie Trayler-Smith

A new coalition of tea companies, non-governmental and certification organizations commits to finding solution to systemic problems locking-in low wages for tea workers. 

Agnes, 8, proudly holding her school book. Photo: Abbie Trayler-Smith/Oxfam

Since 2005, over 3,000 families have received a goat from an Oxfam-funded program in Malawi – a simple initiative that helps vulnerable people to improve their incomes and make their lives better.

Wistedi Phinifolo, Thyolo District, Malawi. Photo: Maureen Bathgate/Oxfam

Oxfam's program in Malawi, through our partner, Circle for Integrated Community Development (CICOD), brings a double benefit to the community: a bee keeping project not only generates income from selling honey but also helps protect the forests.

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Nurse, Margaret Ganga, takes the blood pressure of Grace Banda, who had a caesarian section after difficulties during labour at Bwalia 'Bottom' Hospital in Lilongwe, Malawi. Credit: Abbie Trayler-Smith/Oxfam

Failure to provide free public healthcare in poor countries means that millions of people are paying with their lives, according to a research report published today by a group of 62 NGOs and health unions.

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Scores of schoolgirls, from the Mitengo Primary School, went on a colorful march during the Thyolo District Assembly open day on climate change. More than 4000 people participated. Credit: Oxfam

Climate change in Malawi is pushing people further into poverty and women are suffering most, according to our new report (Wed June 17).

Rose Juwawo with her livestock. Rose is a beneficiary of Balaka Sustainable Livelihood. Credit: Debbie Yazbek/Oxfam

Eight years ago, Rose Juwawo, from Balaka, in Malawi, received a goat through an Oxfam livelihoods program. Here, she tells how that goat has transformed her family’s life.

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