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. 

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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.

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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).

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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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