Serving the local population since 1982
ADRA Malawi operates across three crosscutting sectors: food security, nutrition, and economic empowerment. These sectors encompass improved farming methods and innovations, crop diversification both to increase nutrition and decrease flooding, and development of and training in small-scale irrigation skills and harvest techniques.Make a difference around the world
Did You Know?
Now 2,439 adults are able to read, write, and calculate because of our REFLECT and functional adult literacy programs.
More than 6.2 million listeners and viewers have been reached through our radio and television programs.
Approximately 231,000 beneficiaries in Mulanje and Palombe districts are receiving food from ADRA Malawi in partnership with the World Food Programme (WFP).
Claudio Sandoval, Country Director
Capacity Statement OverviewVoted the best advocacy program in Malawi on radio and television, Tikuferanji (“Why are we dying?”) disseminates to the entire country the messages relevant to HIV/AIDS issues. The program has aired on the radio for 13 years and on television for eight. Produced by ADRA Malawi, the program broadened its content to address crosscutting issues of human rights, gender, and democracy. In 2008, Tikuferanji received the award for Radio Play of the Year.
Our Capacity Statement further highlights the projects, programs, and people of ADRA Malawi.
Country OverviewMalawi is one of the world’s poorest nations. Attaining the Millennium Development Goal of eradicating extreme poverty poses a serious challenge, considering that 62 percent of the population lives on less than $1.25 per day. Food insecurities persist due to poor agricultural production, rapid population growth, and environmental degradation, and 46 percent of children under 5 are stunted.