Celebrating Success and Critical Thinking

Our approach is working! For the fourth year in a row, 100% of EKARI’s senior cohort passed their year-end exams. And for the second year in a row, 100% of the seniors are eligible to apply for college!… Read More

November 2018 Update

Social Media Highlight In case you missed it on our Facebook page… We have a new Student Board including: President – Dyson N, Vice – Stella K, Board Members/Program Advisers – Haswell N, Catherine C, Falida K, Shepherd C, Chisomo C, Aubrey M, and Biziwick… Read More

October 2018 Update

Social Media Highlight In case you missed it on our Facebook page… Madalitso has been employed as an irrigation officer at a large farming company near the Phalombe district. This is his first permanent position and is relevant… Read More

August 2018 Update

Social Media Highlight In case you missed it on our Facebook page… Laston recently received employment through the Malawi government as an assistant veterinary officer! He studied Animal Husbandry in college, so this is a great fit! We… Read More

The Unexpected That Made My Trip Worthwhile

I traveled to Malawi in April for my annual monitoring and evaluation trip. Because I communicate daily with our field staff, my trip went pretty much as expected. But, it was those things that I did not expect… Read More

March 2018 Update

Social Media Highlight In case you missed it on our Facebook page… We have welcomed a new intern to the EKARI Malawi staff – Stanley Namakhwa! He is an EKARI beneficiary currently studying horticulture at the Natural Resources… Read More

January 2018 Update

Impact Story: Jenipher Jenipher is one of EKARI’s 13 recent high school graduates. Her story is one of patience, hard work, and resilience. In 2015, Jenipher passed her senior year exam, but did not score high enough for… Read More

Help us Provide Life Skills Training

Many of the youth and adults whom EKARI support face a crisis. At schools in Malawi, youth are generally taught to merely memorize the correct answer to exam questions. They do not learn how to problem solve or think… Read More

November 2017 Update

Social Media Highlight We recently hosted a graduation ceremony for our Adult Literacy English language students! It was a great event commemorating the hard work and progress of our adult learners. Only 65.8% of adults in Malawi are… Read More

Growing Minds, Building Independence

Throughout our previous posts, we have discussed many of the challenges that affect the Phalombe District in Malawi: the educational system is poorly equipped; the secondary schools have high tuition fees; many families are unable to provide the… Read More