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D2D Residential Youth Home for the Holidays

  Another school term has flown by, ushering in the holiday. After writing exams, the residential boarding school and university students will begin returning to Determined to Develop’s campus this week. The boys will enjoy their three-week holiday before returning…

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Malawi Students First USA Visit
Malawi Students First USA Visit
Malawi Students First USA Visit

D2D Sponsored Students Trip to the U.S.A.

On November 1st, Matt Maroon and sponsored students Nashion, Kennedy, and Enoch returned from their three-week journey across the U.S.A. The yearly trip serves as an opportunity for Maroon to engage with D2D donors and board members. For the students…

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Reforestation Project

Deforestation is a persistent problem in Malawi, with two percent of forested land being removed every year. Wood is needed by communities for everyday purposes like cooking and building, but the soil erosion that results affects subsidence farmers who rely…

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Determined to Develop Malawi Girls Income Generating Activity
Determined to Develop Malawi Girls Income Generating Activity
Determined to Develop Malawi Girls Income Generating Activity

Girls Income Generating Activity

The most recent D2D’s Girls’ Empowerment Initiative is a girls income generating activity (IGA). Many girls lack access to training in areas of business management and financial literacy, which often leads to dependency on others, especially older men, for resources.…

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2018 Determined to Develop Youth Leadership Workshop
2018 Determined to Develop Youth Leadership Workshop
2018 Determined to Develop Youth Leadership Workshop

2018 D2D Youth Leadership Workshop

This week was a busy one, as Determined to Develop hosted its annual Youth Leadership Workshop. This gathering provides an opportunity for D2D’s sponsored youth to come together to strengthen their leadership skills, learning from the D2D staff and one…

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Blog Nyika Plateau
Blog Nyika Plateau
Blog Nyika Plateau

Boys trip to Nyika Plateau

On August 20th, D2D’s residential boys departed for their highly-anticipated excursion to Nyika Plateau. Rising 2,605 km (8,547 ft) at its highest point, the plateau makes for picturesque views of Lake Malawi and the Luangwa Valley. Within the plateau rests…

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

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…

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