Proposals in Malawi

April 14, 2014

Malawi: Music Crossroads: Youth Media Outreach

The project will be organised by the nonprofit organisation Music Crossroads International (MCI). The project aims at introducing our students’ stories, at the local academies in Mozambique and Malawi, to the global community. The project will empower the musicians, sharing skills on effective music recording and knowledge on how to spread their message to larger audience using social media tool, to start a global conversation. Music is extremely important in Southern Africa and this project will give our young students a voice in the community and online through their music

April 9, 2014

Malawi: Pamodzi Media – Bringing Digital Media to the Disabled Community

The project is designed to enhance unified access to health and social-economic information for the vulnerable people and increase their usage of digital media and take up leading role in influencing the policies and counter act on the social injustice that heavily affect people with disability. The project website will be developed and it will house online audio, video and article publications. weekly outreach events, will be encourage to sensitize on the use of our online media website. The project will teach and encourage use of digital media amongst the disabled people

April 4, 2014

Malawi: Behaviour Change, a Primary Factor Towards Self-reliance

Just as so many African countries in the sub sahara region, Malawi is one of the countries in this region that has numerous cases of bad cultural and social beliefs that are deterrent to development. With this background, it was necessary that deliberate mechanisms be effected so that the situation could start aggravating itself towards modern way of managing social interests for the good of the citizens living in these economies. Besides cultural and social mishaps as indicated in the preamble, technology is another factor that has negatively contributed to the growth of bad beliefs and pro

March 31, 2014

Malawi: Social Justice through Digital Stories

The problem of child domestic labour in towns especially the major cities of Lilongwe, Blantyre, Mzuzu and Zomba has become very common and wide spread. A random survey of 360 households in the city of Lilongwe reviewed that 323 households representing 89.7% had domestic servants. 78.8% of these servants were children between the ages of 8 and 14 years. 84.9% of the domestic child workers are girls. Many of these servants are obtained from the villages. They are highly illiterate, poor and hence disadvantaged. In the surveyed area child labour was discovered to be associated with the follo