UNICEF Malawi/2015/Scott

Empowering girls through education
Sileni Suluwali (16) gave birth three months ago to a bouncing baby girl. That is not all. She got pregnant last year when she was about to write her standard 8 examination. And now she is back in class and this has caused outrage from part of her community who thinks she should be breastfeeding her baby instead of going to school.

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UNICEF Malawi/2015/Chikondi

Official handover of water supply facility at Namaela in Blantyre by the EU Head of Delegation to Malawi, Marchel Gerrmann
UNICEF with funding from EU partnered with Water Missions International to provide safe water supply to fifteen communities in the following districts Blantyre, Lilongwe, Dowa Kasungu and Karonga. A total of 66,978 people and 16,339 pupils will benefit from this innovation.


UNICEF Malawi/2014

UNICEF has been operating in Malawi since 1987. The current UNICEF/ Government of Malawi Country Programme of Cooperation aims to support national efforts to progressively realise the rights of children and women through improved child survival, development, protection and participation.

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