Ambassador Palmer Dedicates Girl Toilets at School in Thyolo

U.S. Ambassador to Malawi Virginia Palmer handed over girl-friendly toilets to Kapichi Primary School in the area of Traditional Authority Kapichi in Thyolo District on April 16, 2018.  Over 1,700 students at Kapichi Primary School and in the surrounding community will benefit from the facility. Speaking at the handover ceremony, Ambassador Palmer said, “For societies ...
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Ambassador Palmer Opens Physiotherapy Clinic at School for Orphans in Blantyre

U.S. Ambassador to Malawi Virginia Palmer handed over a Physiotherapy Clinic building to Jacaranda School for Orphans on April 16, 2018 in Traditional Authority Kapeni, Blantyre District.  Speaking during the opening ceremony, Ambassador Palmer said: “I am delighted to officially open this clinic to support orphans and community members who cannot travel long distances to ...
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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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U.S. Embassy Supports Local Organizations’ HIV Intervention Projects

The U.S. Ambassador’s PEPFAR Small Grants Program for HIV/AIDS today issued grants to eleven Non-Governmental Organizations and Community Based Organizations working with grassroots communities from eight districts.  The projects are expected to reduce new HIV infections and HIV/AIDS related stigma and discrimination; increase availability of HIV/AIDS services such as Testing and Counselling and condom distribution ...
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U.S. Supports Malawi’s Cultural Preservation

U.S. Ambassador to Malawi Virginia Palmer on October 12 presented a grant for $39,032 to the Museums of Malawi to carry out activities related to the safeguarding of Sena, Yao, and Chewa performing arts in Nsanje, Mangochi, and Kasungu districts in Malawi.  The grant was awarded through a worldwide competition of the Ambassadors Fund for ...
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U.S. Expands School Feeding Program in Malawi

The U.S.  Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program reduces hunger and promotes girls education through school feeding assistance programs in Malawi and around the world.  Building on a recent award to the World Food Program in Malawi, the U.S. Department of Agriculture will contribute an additional $7 million that will help keep adolescent Malawian girls in school by providing school meals, ...
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U.S. Funds Mzimba Oil Processing

U.S. Embassy Supports Oil Processing Project in Mzimba U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission Michael Gonzales inaugurated the Zuwe Cooperative Society Oil press Project in Mpherembe on October 21, 2015. The Zuwe Agro-Processing Cooperative has purchased and installed a pressing machine and a puff making machine at Mpherembe trading center. Jointly, the oil press and the ...
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Bolero Project

Ambassador Palmer inaugurate Bolero Secondary School Library Project U.S Ambassador Virginia Palmer inaugurated the Bolero Secondary School Library Project with students, teachers, and community members in Rumphi District on Tuesday. The library, funded through the U.S. Ambassador’s Self-Help Fund, will empower students by improving their reading culture. At the event she said that “Children are ...
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Chididi Women Empowerment Project

U.S. Embassy helps Malawian women build skills, economic independence On June 4, United States Embassy Management Officer Geraldine Gray Thibodeau officially inaugurated a project designed to develop women’s entrepreneurial skills in Malawi’s southern district of Nsanje. The ceremony took place at Traditional Authority Malemia. After undertaking an intensive six month training course, eleven entrepreneurially-minded women ...
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