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A boy drinks water from the faucet


22 current projects
5.59 m. € funding in 2021
470,000 people reached in 2021

+++ News: Cyclone "Freddy" destroys livelihood of hundreds of thousands of people. A long-lasting tropical storm, which formed in February 2023, has caused severe flooding in Malawi and neighboring Madagascar and Mozambique. The landlocked African country has been the hardest hit: The disaster management authority has reported more than 500 fatalities, and more than 500,000 people have been affected by the storm.+++ 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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Selected projects

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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More projects in Malawi

Helping Disabled Children in Refugee Camps

Malawi | 2017 – 2023 | Budget: € 340,857

Boring but Vital: Gutters

Malawi | 2019 – 2023 | Budget: € 420,000

Living Off the Baobab Tree

Malawi | 2019 – 2024 | Budget: € 245,700

Calling for and Fulfilling the Human Right to Food

Malawi | 2020 – 2024 | Budget: € 1,241,843
Institutional donors: BMZ

Expertise, Management, and Communication Skills for Local Organisations

Malawi | 2021 – 2024 | Budget: € 1,735,414
Institutional donors: BMZ

Digital Skills to Revolutionise the Landscape

Malawi | 2021 – 2024 | Budget: € 462,255
Institutional donors: BMZ

Fighting hunger with 800,000 trees

Malawi | 2022 – 2026 | Budget: € 2,264,460
Institutional donors: BMZ

Let There Be Light: Jobs in Solar Power

Malawi | 2021 – 2023 | Budget: € 250,000

Health Clubs As Keys to Better Nutrition and Hygiene

Malawi | 2020 – 2024 | Budget: € 2,496,664

News from Malawi

Publications about Malawi

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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Final Evaluation Report 2014: Malawi

This evaluation aims to assess the extent to which Welthungerhilfe's project "WASH Infrastructure Rehabilitation and Health & Hygiene Promotion in…

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