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Mzimba district is one of the six districts in the northern region of Malawi. 

The majority of the people are subsistence farmers. ActionAid Malawi started working in Mzimba particularly in T/A Khosolo in 2000. The DA is working in partnership with a number of community and district level institutions in implementing its development activities. As a development area, issues of women and girls are at the center of its work as such its activities are programmed around women’s rights theme.