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The right to learn in Malawi

Cian Purcell-Milton | 16 April 2018 | 0 Comments

Learn how a community in Malawi changed the educational environment at their school and welcomed the first female teacher in eight years – ensuring a more inclusive and equitable quality of education for all.

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Topics: education, malawi, gender equality

My Health, My Right - World Health Day 2018

Breda Gahan | 06 April 2018 | 0 Comments

This World Health Day, on April 7th, Concern’s Global Health & HIV Advisor Breda Gahan discusses the right to health and Concern’s role in supporting Universal Health Coverage.

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Topics: World Health Day, health, south sudan, chad, malawi

The advantages of digital data collection in Malawi

Caroline Holo | 20 February 2018 | 3 Comments

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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Topics: malawi, eu aid volunteer, digital data

Giving children in Malawi the best start in life

Aoife O'Grady | 20 January 2017 | 1 Comment

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.

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Topics: malawi

Our year in moments: editor's choice 2016

Concern Worldwide | 23 December 2016 | 0 Comments


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.

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Topics: malawi, lebanon, ethiopia, Niger

Donal Skehan: “I saw the difference your Concern Christmas Gifts make”

Donal Skehan | 12 December 2016 | 0 Comments

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.

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Topics: malawi, concern gifts

Watch Donal Skehan explore Malawi with Concern: Part 2

Aoife O'Grady | 09 December 2016 | 0 Comments

TV host and cook, Donal Skehan, shares the second part of his recent journey through Malawi with Concern. 

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Topics: malawi

Watch Donal Skehan explore Malawi with Concern: Part 1

Aoife O'Grady | 02 December 2016 | 0 Comments

In the first of a two-part series, TV host and cook, Donal Skehan, shares his recent journey through Malawi with Concern. 

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Topics: malawi

Malawi tunes in to end violence against women and girls

Craig Burnett | 28 November 2016 | 0 Comments

A new series of interactive radio plays is set to tackle violence against women and girls in Malawi.

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Topics: malawi, 16 days of activism

Our week in Malawi: exhausting, overwhelming and utterly amazing

2016 Concern Debates winning team | 28 November 2016 | 0 Comments

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.  

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Topics: debates, debates final, malawi

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