Determined to Develop Deaf Club 1
Determined to Develop Deaf Club 1
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Determined to Develop starts Deaf Club in Malawi

  • December 2, 2015

There are over 50,000 hearing impaired people in Malawi, who face many serious challenges as there are extremely limited facilities to accommodate their needs. As recently as 2009 there were just 11 sign language interpreters working in the country, meaning that the deaf community frequently misses out on vital information…

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Determined to Develop Farlington 1
Determined to Develop Farlington 1
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Youth Sponsorship Program – Farlington

  • November 22, 2015

Farlington is one of over 300 students supported by Determined to Develop’s Youth Sponsorship Program, and has just returned from his first journey outside of Malawi- a five week visit to the United States with Founder and Director of D2D, Matt Maroon. Farlington is 18 years old and has one…

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Determined to Develop Opens New Technology Center 1
Determined to Develop Opens New Technology Center 1
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Determined to Develop opens new technology center

  • November 4, 2015

Most schools in Malawi struggle to provide enough basic resources such as textbooks, desks, and even teachers. The vast majority of schools in Malawi do not possess technological resources, and are yet to introduce basic computer literacy into their curriculum. Even fewer households have computers, and so the level of…

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Determined to Develop Completes Phulano Nursery School 1
Determined to Develop Completes Phulano Nursery School 1
The new Phulano Nursery School built by Determined to Develop
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The old Phulano Nursery School which desperately needed to be rebuilt
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Inside of the new Phulano Nursery School
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Phulano Nursery School teachers and students

Determined to Develop completes Phulano Nursery School

  • October 26, 2015

Determined to Develop is delighted to report the successful completion of the Phulano Nursery School project. This is the second nursery school Determined to Develop has built, the first being the Tilipo nursery in 2013. Construction is part of a holistic nursery education program run by Determined to Develop, which…

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Empowering Malawian women through financial security

  • October 15, 2015

In Chilumba, Northern Malawi where Determined to Develop works: Only 1 in 20 women complete secondary education Women have an average of 6 children 1 in 5 women believe a husband is justified in beating his wife under certain circumstances 40% of women aged 15-19 have begun childbearing Determined to…

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Determined to Develop Expands Womens Revolving Goat Project 1
Determined to Develop Expands Womens Revolving Goat Project 1
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Determined to Develop expands Women’s Revolving Goat Project

  • September 27, 2015

With limited access to the formal banking sector, many people in Malawi rely on keeping their wealth in animals, which can be used for income, savings, and insurance for the owners and their families. One such animal asset that makes a popular and straightforward investment is the humble and hardy…

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Determined to Develop The Maji Zuwa Girls Group 1
Determined to Develop The Maji Zuwa Girls Group 1
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Determined to Develop the Maji Zuwa Girl’s Group

  • August 25, 2015

The Maji Zuwa Girl’s Group continues to run successfully, and has now incorporated a series of hands-on, skills-based lessons from different experts in the village. The group has so far learned how to make traditional pots, weave mats from grass found in the area, and have also been planting a…

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New Garden at Determined to Develop 1
New Garden at Determined to Develop 1
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New garden at Determined to Develop

  • August 14, 2015

Maji Zuwa and Determined to Develop have previously grown a small number of vegetables to supplement the diet of the residential sponsored youth. With the help of three fantastic engineering students from University of Dayton, we have built a much larger garden, and installed a drip irrigation system, which will…

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Determined to Develop Guests and Partnerships 1
Determined to Develop Guests and Partnerships 1
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Determined to Develop guests and partnerships

  • July 27, 2015

Determined to Develop has had a very exciting couple of months, with a number of varied guests, volunteers and students joining us at our home base, Maji Zuwa. D2D is a host organization for Malawian and British volunteers through a partnership with the international youth organization Lattitude Global Volunteering, and…

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Wishing All Our Students Good Luck on Their Final Exams 1
Wishing All Our Students Good Luck on Their Final Exams 1
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Wishing all our D2D students the best on their final exams

  • June 15, 2015

This week Form Four students (the final year of Secondary school in Malawi) across the country are sitting their Malawi School Certificate Examination (MSCE). The MSCE is a two-week long national exam sat by all school leavers. A minimum of six subjects are taken with each subject scored individually on…

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