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2016 Determined to Develop Malawi Youth Leadership Workshop 1
2016 Determined to Develop Malawi Youth Leadership Workshop 1
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2016 Malawian Youth Leadership Workshop

On Thursday 31st December 2015, the students from the University of Minnesota and Australian National University arrived at Maji Zuwa. The main purpose of the visit was to conduct the youth leadership workshop with Malawian youth for Determined to Develop. Over 350 D2D sponsored youths ranged from the age of…

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Malawian Businessman Donates to Determined to Develop

Malawian businessman donates to Determined to Develop

Determined to Develop focuses the largest portion of its resources on providing a chance for young people to go to school. This access to education is something taken for granted in developed countries, but something out of reach for many youth in Malawi. Although school fees are the greatest hurdle…

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Determined to Develop 2030 Adenda for Sustainable Development

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

It is an historic time for the international development community as the predominant and overarching framework of recent years- the United Nations Millennium Development Goals- draws to a close. The post-2015 development agenda and the targets therein have long been a subject of consultation and discussion, but now the time…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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