August 2017 Update

Social Media Highlight In case you missed it on our Facebook page… Each year in May and June, a group of engineering students from the University of Michigan travel to Malawi to volunteer with EKARI. Our 3rd group volunteered… Read More

May 2017 Update

Social Media Highlight In case you missed it on our Facebook page… Elias, our Malawi In-Country Director, visited Seattle in May! He presented updates to several organizations who support EKARI and raised funds at the Peddler Brewing Company in partnership… Read More

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

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

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

October 2016 Update

Stella Feature October 2016

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

On the Ground in Malawi

This past August I spent two weeks in Malawi for my annual monitoring and evaluation trip. The last time I had the privilege to travel to Malawi was in 2013, the year before my daughter was born. My… Read More