Malawi is one of the poorest countries in the world.
malawi’s children face extensive challenges.
Hunger & FOOD INSECURITY
In our communities, 84% of households experience food insecurity after harvest.
WIDESPREAD HEALTH THREATS
Malawi faces a 10.6% HIV/AIDS rate, among the highest in the world, as well as threats such as malaria, water-borne diseases, and high rates childhood mortality.
poor EDUCATION outcomes
In Malawi, less than half of students graduate from primary school & only 8% graduate from secondary school, which leads to increased instances of child labor & child marriage.
Climate change is causing shorter growing seasons and poor crop production, while vast population growth is aggravating already stressed infrastructure and environments.
70% of all Malawians live on less than $1.90 each day, & over 80% rely on low-productivity, rain-fed subsistence farming.