While paper still plays an important role in Malawi for collecting data, Concern has been investing considerably more in Digital Data Gathering (DDG) devices to help conduct surveys. EU Aid Volunteer (EUAV) Caroline outlines the benefits and challenges of using such devices in a country with limited access to electricity and the internet.
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Tragically, more than 200 million children under five years of age in developing countries will never reach their developmental potential. Lustilla Mathew and her team of caregivers are determined to ensure that this won’t be the case for the children of Mbachundu, Malawi.
It’s a time of year for reflection, so we’ve asked a few members of our team to select images that stood out to them this year: moments that reminded us, as individuals who work for Concern, why we feel so passionate about the organisation, and the work we’re doing worldwide.
Food writer and cook, Donal Skehan, reflects on the hope and suffering he encountered on his trip to Malawi with Concern last month. And he gives a glimpse into the role that your Concern Christmas Gifts are playing there.
TV host and cook, Donal Skehan, shares the second part of his recent journey through Malawi with Concern.
In the first of a two-part series, TV host and cook, Donal Skehan, shares his recent journey through Malawi with Concern.
A new series of interactive radio plays is set to tackle violence against women and girls in Malawi.
Winners of the 2015-2016 Concern Debates Final from Cross and Passion school in Ballycastle, spent a life-changing week in Malawi during the summer. They report back on how the trip left even these champion orators struggling for words.
Award-winning food writer, food photographer and TV presenter, Donal Skehan, is currently in Malawi to witness the work Concern is doing to improve people’s lives there.
Every year thousands of people around Ireland take part in the Concern FAST raising vital funds for the world’s poorest communities. Last year Cross and Passion College, Kilcullen was among the top fundraising schools and, as a result, pupils Jane O’ Toole and Evie Ronayne were invited to visit Concern’s programmes in Malawi. When they returned we sat down with Jane and Evie to hear about their experience.