• The Dangers of Voluntourism

    The two main reasons people travel are for work or for pleasure, yet there are times those two intentions overlap. Having the opportunity to enjoy tourist activities when traveling for a work assignment is a blessing, but there… Read More

  • February 2017 Update

    Social Media Highlight In case you missed it on our Facebook page… We are thrilled to announce that Wilson placed #1 in his class for the 1st term of the 2016-17 school year! We would like to congratulate him… Read More

  • January 2017 Update

    Social Media Highlight In case you missed in on our Facebook page… Alice and Flora have completed grade 2 of electrical installation school! Following their exams, they attended a completion ceremony to recognize their accomplishments. EKARI’s In-Country Director,… Read More

  • Poverty vs. Extreme Poverty

    Since the beginning of 2017 the EKARI team has been in the process of revising our mission statement to better align with the foundation’s long-term goals. After careful discernment and consideration, we have changed our mission statement from… Read More


Our Vision

Empowered communities leading self-sustaining lives filled with dignity and self-worth; thus, adults and youth who no longer need and even more so no longer want EKARI Foundation’s support.

By the end of 2020, our goal is to increase the high school graduation rate among the students we support to 90 percent. In addition, our goal is to increase the livelihoods in the households we support by 100 percent.

Our Mission

Educating Malawians toward self dependency.

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Winter 2016 Update

Social Media Highlight In case you missed in on our Facebook page… Rhoda is studying at the Kamuzu College of Nursing to earn a Bachelor of Science in Midwifery! The Kamuzu College of Nursing is part of the University… Read More

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Help us Build a New Home

Many of the students EKARI supports face a severe crisis. They live in homes that lack adequate sanitation, have no electricity supply, and no direct access to clean water. They attend and live at existing boarding schools in… Read More

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Fostering Education for All Ages: Why Adult Literacy Programs Matter

Find a piece of scrap paper, dig for a pen at the bottom of a drawer or your bag, and write out your name. Now, write it again, this time with each letter spread out widely enough that… Read More

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Stella Feature October 2016

October 2016 Update

Social Media Highlight In case you missed in on our Facebook page… Samson graduated from college with a diploma in Teaching Humanities! He applied to teach at several private high schools and was selected to begin working at… Read More

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