A Dream Come True…

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  • Posted on September 2, 2016

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… Oscar Is Off To University A-Level results day has recently passed here in the UK. Perhaps a family member or someone you know received their results and found out if they had achieved the all important AAB or ABB to go to the university they wanted. Here at the ACT office we were celebrating…



Education is Critical to Combating Harmful Cultural Practices

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  • Posted on August 26, 2016

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In a recent edition of the BBC’s Crossing Continents, Ed Butler’s ‘Stealing Innocence in Malawi’ highlighted the tradition where men are paid to have unprotected sex with girls after their first menstruation as a cleansing ritual. The title of Butler’s article accompanying his podcast described the practice for what it is -‘The Man Hired to…



Malawi – ACT at the Warm Heart of Africa

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  • Posted on August 19, 2016

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Malawi, known as the “warm heart of Africa” is the land of Lake Malawi, the “lake of stars”, which has the largest number of fish species of any lake in the world. But this beautiful country and its joyful people with a culture of dancing is also one of the poorest and most underdeveloped countries…



Malawi High Commissioner Delighted with ACT

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  • Posted on August 12, 2016

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H.E. Kena Mphonda (left) with Dr Kunle Onabolu (centre right). Looking on are Abby Olufeyimi (r) The Malawi High Commissioner to the UK, HE Kena Mphonda, has expressed delight with the work ACT is doing in Malawi. He was particularly pleased that ACT’s work is based in the rural communities, which is where he believes…



Malawi – 10 Facts you didn’t know

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  • Posted on August 5, 2016

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When you think of Malawi, what springs to mind? Throughout this month of August, we will be blogging about Malawi to give you an insight into this wonderful country and its warm hearted people. We will also be letting you into the fantastic projects that ACT is engaged with in Malawi. So to start off…



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