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A Food-Secure Household Through a VSLA

Natalia Masankhula, a 58-year-old widow with five children, came to the Fuleya Village in Santhe, Malawi 40 years ago. Natalia joined a CARE Village Savings and Loan Association (VSLA) in 2012 Read More


VSLA Brings Small Business Success

Written by: Madalitso Banda

It’s a sunny day even though it’s the winter season in Malawi. The bright sunlight is a welcome sight for farmers, as some are harvesting their maize, while Read More


The Journey of Life

“If life is a journey, then the lifetime of every living being is a story worthy telling and sharing,” Sineya Banda said as she prepared to tell me about her life’s journey and how it has made her Read More


Sustainable Agriculture Taking Shape

Written by: Madalitso Banda

In the Kasungu District of Malawi, local livelihoods depend heavily on the agricultural sector. However, outdated farming practices make it difficult for Read More


VSLA Turns a Family’s Fortunes

Written by: Priscilla Sogah

Financial freedom is undoubtedly the pursuit of most people, and CARE, through its Village Savings and Loan Associations (VSLAs), is helping rural farmers like Read More


Education, a Sweet Perfume

Loness Mwale is 23 years old and lives in the Zilambirana Village in the Kasungu District of Malawi. In this region, cultural beliefs regarding the value of education have historically meant that Read More


Cocoa Cooperative Boosts Farmer's Income

Written By: Priscilla Sogah

Kouadio Akissi, a single mother of seven children and a proud female farmer, lives in a small community in the western part of Cote d’Ivoire named Aki Kouamekro Read More


Gaining Skills and Confidence Through VSLA

Written By: Madalitso Banda

When Mary Phiri from the Kantimbo Village in Malawi became a member of M’deka Village Savings and Loan Association (VSLA) group way back in 2011, little did she Read More


23 CARE Scholarship Recipients Visit 40 Primary Schools

Recently, 23 former CARE scholarship recipients visited more than 150 students from Kalimadzitche, Malawi to attend a leadership and mentorship training session. During the session, students at Read More


Scholarship Brings Opportunity and Healing

Sella Nyirongo was born on March 19, 1994, and lives in M`nthembwe Village in the rural district of Kasungu, Malawi. In this area, education frequently takes a lower priority, particularly for Read More