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Improving Girls Education in Marginalised Communities of Malawi

CRECCOM is currently implementing the "Improving Girls' Education in Marginalised Communities of Malawi" - GOA project, funded by the Obama Foundation's-Girls Opportunity Alliance. The project is in Traditional Authority Nkanda and Mwabulambya of Mulanje and Chitipa districts respectively. Within a period of two years, the initiative aims to reach 2000 adolescent girls and 5000 community members. Its primary goal is to contribute towards transforming the lives of girls by promoting access and retention in secondary school and equipping girls with social skills for improved well-being.

Mchinji, Chitipa


Knowing-Doing Network Leadership Coalition KDNLC

It is a global impact network combining the Brookings Institution’s Center for Universal Education (CUE) CUE with ten leading civil society organizations (CSOs) deeply rooted in diverse local communities worldwide. All CSOs including CRECCOM are working to understand how education system transformation occurs in the local education ecosystem with the goal of children and young people globally attaining a breadth of skills. Here are the partners located across 11 countries around the globe, Creative Centre for Community Mobilization (Malawi), Dignitas Limited (Kenya), Dream a Dream (India),Enseña Peru (Peru) Fundación para el Impulso de la Eduación y la Cultura Reimagina (Chile) Ghana National Education Campaign Coalition (Ghana) Pakistan Coalition for Education (Pakistan) SmartStart Early Learning NPC (South Africa) Queen Rania Foundation for Education and Development (Jordan) and Vía Educación (Mexico



BEFIT Program

CRECCOM is supporting the Malawi Government, particularly the Ministry of Education, in executing the BEFIT Programme—a commitment by the Government of Malawi to enhance foundational literacy and numeracy skills for learners in standards 1-4. The program, led by the government and aided by a consortium including Imagine Worldwide, onebillion, VSO, JBF Foundation, among others, aims to reach 3.8 million children across 6,000 public primary schools.

Thyolo, Mulanje, Zomba


Green Skills for Adolescent Youth Project

This is a three-year initiative, financially supported by Save the Children Italy. The implementation will focus on the districts of Ntcheu and Mzimba South. Key partners include TEVETA, ADRA, Save the Children, Mzuzu Entrepreneur Hub, and the Malawi Government. The primary objective of the project is to facilitate the successful transition of vulnerable adolescents and youth (aged 15 to 24) into adulthood, empowering them to attain sustainable economic independence.

Ntcheu, Mzimba South


Peri-Urban Land Governance Activity

This is a four-year activity, funded by USAID and initiated by MHUB (Meeting Hub). Collaborating with CRECCOM and the Centre for Community Empowerment and Sustainable Development (CCESD), the overall objective is to enhance land rights for citizens in peri-urban Malawi. This initiative aims to realize social, political, and economic rights, ultimately improving land administration and management, enhancing accountability, and providing increased access to information on land matters.

Lilongwe, Mzimba-Mzuzu


Let Girls Learn II

With funding from Echidna giving is implementing the Let Girls Learn II project as a follow-up project to Let Girls Learn 1 implemented in the same impact area in 2021. The project aims at equipping rural Malawian children and youth with academic, social, leadership and livelihood skills, which will increase self-awareness, problem-solving, and resiliency. The project is targeting 36 rural and marginalized CDSSs

Thyolo, Mulanje, Ntchisi and Chitipa


Girls Get Equal

CRECCOM partnered with Plan International Malawi to implement the Girls Get Equal – Nzotheka project. The project is being implemented across 189 primary schools with the primary goal of “reduced child marriages” and strict implementation considerations of gender transformative programming, disability inclusion and civil society strengthening.

Mulanje, Phalombe and Lilongwe


Local Capacity Building Activity

Milimo is a USAID-funded activity whose goal is "To strengthen the capacity of local institutions to deliver on their mandates, to help them in designing and implementing social behavioural change interventions using local resources whilst increasing financial independence and self-reliance."

Balaka, Machinga, Mangochi, Lilongwe and Zomba

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