D2D Malawi Visiting Student Research 1
D2D Malawi Visiting Student Research 1
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D2D Malawi Visiting Student Research 3
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Visiting Student Research

  • August 17, 2018

This summer, Determined to Develop once again had the privilege of hosting a collaboration of human rights, engineering, education, and development students from the United States and Malawi. D2D’s institutional partner, The University of Dayton, competitively selects a group of five students to perform critical research connected to key programming…

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Determined to Develop Malawi
Determined to Develop Malawi

Summer holiday for D2D residential youth

  • July 31, 2018

The D2D campus is once again abuzz with the energy of its residential boys, who are home for the summer holiday. After completing final examinations, the 52 boys, excluding those who are still in session at university or on attachment (holding an internship), began returning to campus the week of…

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Community-led project assessment to focus on village development goals

  • June 16, 2018

Our village, Sangilo, recently conducted a community-led Project Assessment and Planning meeting to focus on the development goals the village has for itself from the grass-roots level. The meeting was facilitated by the Group Village Head Chief Mtowelayifwa with assistance from Determined to Develop staff members. It was attended by…

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D2D hosts Teacher Appreciation Day

  • May 7, 2018

D2D and our partner schools and their staff play a central role in moving our sponsored youth forward and enabling D2D to successfully achieve its mission. To acknowledge the extended efforts and contributions of these leaders, D2D recently hosted an appreciation dinner for the head teachers (school principals) of our…

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D2D Girls Club trip to the University of Livingstonia

  • April 18, 2018

In honor of Women’s Week here at D2D, the female staff members took the primary and secondary school Girl’s Club’s on a field trip to the University of Livingstonia. Over fifty-five girls endured the three-hour hike up to Livingstonia and all the way back down in just one day! Even…

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D2D International Women's Day 2
D2D International Women's Day 2
D2D International Women's Day 1

D2D celebrates International Women’s Day with our sponsored female youth

  • March 15, 2018

As the world commemorated International Women’s Day last Thursday, March 8, D2D celebrated with our sponsored female youth. The campus pavilion was filled with young women aspiring toward different dreams. It was empowering to recognize other females around the globe who have made their mark and successfully achieved their goals…

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Determined to Develop Malawi Women's Empowerment
Determined to Develop Malawi Women's Empowerment

Sustainability for women’s empowerment groups in Malawi

  • January 27, 2018

In the coming year, one of Determined to Develop’s (D2D) goals will be to give all sponsored women’s empowerment groups complete independence in operation. This means that they will be truly sustainable. From the revolving goat groups to each of the small business groups, D2D is highlighting for the women…

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Determined to Develop Malawi Holiday
Determined to Develop Malawi Holiday

D2D sponsored youth celebrate their holiday break in Malawi

  • January 16, 2018

We have officially wrapped up 2017 here at the Maji Zuwa/D2D campus! Over the holiday break, the boarding youth were back on campus, granting the opportunity for everyone to spend time together and celebrate the holiday season with one another. A favorite night for all was getting to visit Hakuana…

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