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International Day of the Girls

International Day of the Girl

Every year, on October 11, people around the world come together to celebrate the International Day of the Girl. Established in 2012 by the United Nations General Assembly, this day aims to recognize girls everywhere, to address the needs and…

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Malawi Teacher Appreciation
Malawi Teacher Appreciation
Malawi Teacher Appreciation

D2D Hosts Teacher Appreciation Luncheon!

Determined to Develop recognizes that its mission of empowering youth through education would not be possible without the tireless efforts of our local schools and their staff.  Educators in our area confront several challenges to education, with limited resources at…

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Determined to Develop Malawi Primary Girls Club

Primary Girls Club Shines!

Girls account for the majority of youth in Malawi who do not attend school because of economic hardship or other unfavorable circumstances.  In fact, only 27% of Malawian girls enroll in secondary school, and over half of girls in northern…

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Residential Youth Parent Meeting
Residential Youth Parent Meeting
Residential Youth Parent Meeting
Residential Youth Parent Meeting
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Annual Residential Youth Parent Meeting

The Residential Youth Program is D2D’s second-largest program and one that is very close to our hearts. This program provides the opportunity for vulnerable youth to have a safe, supportive, and structured family-oriented home life, where they may concentrate on…

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Determined to Develop Malawi Summer Close

Summer Holiday Comes to a Close

Summer holiday at D2D is as fun as it is busy, with all 45 residential youth back on campus enjoying their time off. The two-month holiday is especially memorable, allowing the boys to come together for quality time, as many…

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Girls Empowerment Malawi Africa

Girls Club Keeps Growing!

The Girls’ Empowerment Program has been a main focus for Determined to Develop as a way to strengthen girls’ agency to overcome obstacles that often hinder their educational and personal development. Our program consists of three separate initiatives, all focused…

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University of Dayton Students in Malawi Africa

University of Dayton Summer Programs

Another summer has come and gone with our University of Dayton (UD) student visitors, making it our tenth consecutive year to host the students. The group comprises three programs, the Malawi Research Practicum, Education Practicum, and ETHOS. The Practicum and…

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