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A boy drinks water from the faucet


21 current projects
4.7 m. € funding in 2022
524,000 people reached in 2022

+++ Latest news: Malawi is suffering from severe drought. Around 44 percent of grain-growing areas are unusable, which means that around two million households are threatened by hunger and are dependent on humanitarian aid. The extreme weather conditions are caused by the El Niño climate phenomenon. We actively support measures to prepare for natural disasters and adapt to changing climate conditions in Malawi. +++ Most of the approximately 19 million residents of Malawi make their living as smallholders in rural areas. The landlocked southern African country is combating the effects of the recurring climate phenomenon of El Niño. Wide swathes of the country regularly suffer extreme droughts, while other areas experience heavy rainfall. Both result in crop failures.

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Support for children with disabilities

Life in Malawi's largest refugee camp is difficult – especially for children with disabilities. In the care center, they are supported.

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Changing Everyday Life One Day at a Time

Life in Malawi is defined by poverty and hunger. Water, sanitation and food security are the most critical topics for the people.

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News from Malawi

Publications about Malawi

Strengthening Rural Governance for the Right to Adequate Food Program

With a view to the 2030 agenda, there is still a gap in reaching the most marginalized groups to end hunger and malnutrition. The concerns of people…

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Magazine 2018

Jenifer Dokali from Malawi shares the secret of her successful vegetable garden. Discover more stories like hers in Welthungerhilfe's magazine.

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Working to Zero Hunger

This case study aims to assess Welthungerhilfe's Zero Hunger Goal and analyses the current situation in terms of hunger and nutrition security in…

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