Pamudzi youth for development - Raise a hand to support the education of a girl child

Pamudzi youth for development – Raise a hand to support the education of a girl child

Date grant awarded: October 20, 2018

“Raise a Hand to Support the Education of a Girl Child” is a three-month long project that is aimed at promoting the education of girls through the provision of learning resources like school uniforms and writing materials to needy girls in Zomba district in Malawi. This project will economically empower 20 women through the establishment of two women’s groups that will be trained in business management, tailoring, and marketing.

The groups will be supported with one sewing machine each and other materials as a start up to run their own business and able to support needy girls in their communities. This project will help to improve retention of girls in school and reduce cases of early marriages and teenage pregnancies in the area of Traditional Authority TA Mwambo.