Ambassador Awards 13 Small Grants

U.S. Ambassador to Malawi Virginia Palmer recently signed 13 small grants totaling $175,000 to various community organizations to help improve living standards in rural areas across Malawi. The grants will fund the construction of girls’ school hostels in Machinga, Mulanje, and Ntchisi, furnish a previously-funded girls hostel in Dedza, construct a library/laboratory in Mzimba and ...
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Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Prevention and Services

Engender Health, as part of its Essential Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Prevention and Services Project funded by the United States Government, is seeking Letters of Interest from non-governmental organizations and other interested entities to: To strengthen coordination of GBV prevention and response in civil society organizations and government To strengthen linkages between and among multi-sectoral actors, ...
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Global Health Service Partnership Volunteers Serve in Malawi

U.S. Ambassador to Malawi Virginia Palmer swore-in seven new Global Health Service Partnership (GHSP) Peace Corps Volunteers on September 25.  GHSP brings experienced American physicians and nurses to serve as faculty in the College of Medicine and Schools of Nursing across Malawi.  Since the program started, GHSP volunteers have taught more than 3,000 Malawian nursing ...
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U.S. Supports Humanitarian Relief Efforts in Malawi

On February 23-24, U.S. Ambassador to Malawi Virginia Palmer visited several locations in Zomba district in southern Malawi to observe U.S. Government-funded emergency response efforts implemented by the World Food Program. Ambassador Palmer toured an emergency food distribution facility serving 700 beneficiaries, a community that supports soil conservation projects in exchange for food assistance, and a primary school that provides ...
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