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Sarah Sakanda

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 As part of her visit in Malawi, the Chief Executive for ActionAid International Joanna Kerr had a chance to visit some sites where ActionAid Malawi and its partners work. In Lilongwe, she went...
Friday 7.30am – the day I had been anticipating for a whole month was finally here; to walk in the capital city of Malawi with the Caravan of Hope demanding climate justice. I was geared up in my...
Malawi march: history in the making
As dawn appears in the horizon And no animal stirs but the rooster Your day has begun 30 minutes ago That load of firewood on your head too heavy Child on you back wants your attention Yet you manage...
It feels so good to be back at work. I missed the innocent, shy, smiling faces of the children we reach out to. They are full of life, their energy bursting to levels that amazes me. Their curious...
Africa has the largest mineral reserves in the world and the poorest continent at the same time. Although many companies have mined her resources, there isn’t much to show for improved livelihood in...
Where are we on mining?
Africa has the largest mineral reserves in the world and the poorest continent at the same time. Although many companies have mined her resources, there isn’t much to show for improved livelihood in...
Up until 2005, Malawi had for over a decade been running into lapses of hunger due to food deficits that were a regular feature in the country’s food security. The major crises were in 2002 and 2005...
Campaign for the right to food
A Blog post by Ida Klockman, a 24 year old student from Denmark who is studying her Masters Degree in International Development at Roskilde University working as an intern at ActionAid Malawi for 3...
The international women’s day on the 8th March 2011 in Malawi was highly recognized nationwide. A number of events took place in different districts. Being miles apart and also falling on the same...
Madalitso Mlava
There never will be complete equality until women themselves help to make laws and elect lawmakers.- Susan B. Anthony, women's activist What I enjoy the most about my type of work are the field...