Fear of poverty keeps our people poor

Fear of poverty keeps our people poor

Rodney Likaku, former Programme Officer for Students with Dreams, shares his thoughts on challenging the narrative of powerlessness so often tied to poverty and inspiring Malawi's youth to embrace bold ideas. Rodney is now a Lecturer in English language and literature at Chancellor College. Read more on Red Bull Amaphiko, a platform connecting social entrepreneurs around the world.

Tales from the Margins

Tales from the Margins

The AGHCA is thrilled to report that the Umunthu programme was featured on Tales from the Margins, a new TV programme in the UK. The host, Dr Rainer Schulze, invited Programme Officer Rodger Phiri and Students with Dream alum Mwizalero Nyirenda to discuss the making of Mwizalero’s award-winning film, Umunthu: An African Response to Homosexuality, and the film’s impact in Malawi.

Umunthu Connect Featured on Maravi Post

Umunthu Connect Featured on Maravi Post

Hear more about the role Umunthu can play in encouraging tolerance and empathy from Mabvuto Bamusi, President Mutharika’s special advisor on Civil Society and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs). Read more in the Maravi Post's coverage of our Umunthu Connect event.

That’s A Wrap! Final Masa Film Project Screening

This December, working in partnership with Dignitas International, the AGHCA completed the final phase of screenings in 13 communities in Zomba district for the MASA Film Project. Each screening was accompanied by moonlight HIV testing and counselling, provide a discrete way for members of rural communities to learn their status.

MASA Programme Featured on Capital FM

MASA Programme Featured on Capital FM

As a direct result of the MASA programme, chiefs from the area of Traditional Authority Mlumbe, led by Senior Group Village Headman Mwangata, formulated bylaws aimed at punishing individuals found responsible for discriminating against people living with HIV/AIDS. Read more on Capital FM.