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The Challenges of Providing Menstrual Dignity for Malawian Girls

Nyezerera Primary School in the Phalombe district, southeast Malawi, is one of the main catchment schools for children in a community of 25 villages and accordingly has a very high pupil population. In 2009 when ACT started supporting the school there were 1842 children across the year groups - from ...
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Transforming Lives – Bornface Bulambo (Automotive Mechanic, Zambia)

In 1998 ACT sponsored its first child, Christine, a 7 year old Zambian girl who had lost her father and whose mother, Elizabeth, was struggling to look after her seven children. With ACT’s support Christine completed secondary school and is now working in Lusaka. In the 19 years since, ACT ...
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ACT Celebrates a year of working in Congo

January 2017 marks a year since ACT expanded its operations in Africa to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), becoming the latest African country where we are active. For a year now, ACT has been supporting six orphans at the Lighthouse school in a village outside Lubumbashi, the DRC’s second ...
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Girl Showers – Providing Accessible Education to Girls and Boys Alike

Pens, books, whiteboards, and desks - all things necessary and conducive to an effective schooling environment. And for a menstruating girl, so too is the provision of water and sanitation facilities. Without safe water, sanitation, and hygiene provisions, access to education will never be truly equal. In Malawi only 13 ...
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Africa Cup of Nations 2017

....Football provides an escape from poverty This Saturday, Gabon will play Guinea-Bissau in the first match of the African Cup of Nations, marking the 31st edition of Africa’s biggest football tournament. Hosted in Gabon this year, 16 teams will battle it out for the title of top national side on ...
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