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  • Ambassador  Jackson and a Grantee take turns to sign the grant papers

    Ambassador’s HIV/AIDS Small Grants Fund

    Ambassador Jackson presided over the HIV/AIDS Small Grants signing ceremony in Lilongwe. In her remarks Ambassador Jackson said “People with disabilities are equal citizens of Malawi and the world who are entitled to the same rights and privileges as all people in terms of education, health and economic opportunities.

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  • A volunteer teacher discusses the letter “n” at an after-school reading camp in Mbeti, Malawi

    Children Become Readers in Malawi

    “Before, I could not read or write. Now I can read letters and syllables because I have learned with my daughter.”

  • Ambassador Jackson pose with the YALI Students

    YALI Predeparture Reception

    Ambassador Jeanine Jackson hosted Malawi’s 2014 Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Washington Fellows to a reception at her residence in Lilongwe. Check out this video from Ahmed Sunka

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  • Communities are now promoting child nutrition to fight child mortality and stunted growth

    Husbands Join Wives in Maternal Health Care

    July Perera did not believe his ears when community trainers told him that it was possible for a man to join his wife at the ante-natal clinic. He was sure that this was a job for women only.

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  • New Peac Corps Volunteers Sworn In

    Thirty seven new American Peace Corps volunteers will be working as health and environment volunteers throughout the country. They arrived in Malawi on March 06. They spent nine weeks in technical and cultural training in Kaphaizi and Mangwazu Villages in Kasungu.  

  • Media Institute of Southern Africa Awards

    In collaboration with the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Malawi Chapter the U.S. Embassy gave awards to three outstanding journalists and media persons as part of celebrations for World Press Freedom Day  

  • Corporate Social Responsibility

    Is the environment the responsibility of the government only? Businesses in Malawi do not think so. American Ambassador Jeanine Jackson led discussions on how the private sector could cooperate with government and nongovernmental organizations to support environmental sustainability.  

  • What is the Common Thread Among: Malawian Jazz and Diversity

    American Ambassador to Malawi, Jeanine Jackson, provided this answer: “As a musician myself, I find it interesting that Jazz is a collection of very diverse sounds and rhythms,...