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International Development Fund: Malawi projects 2015-2018

Published: 28 Jan 2015

A list of the 20 projects in Malawi receiving funding from the International Development Fund between 2015 and 2018, listed by theme.

Health

The Edinburgh Malawi Breast Cancer Project

Organisation:

NHS Scotland Lothian

Project detail:

To achieve and demonstrate improvement in breast cancer treatment at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Blantyre through development of multi-disciplinary care and enhanced pathology.

Total funding: £185,000

Improving Respectful Midwifery Care in Rural Malawi: a Human Rights Approach

Organisation:

Robert Gordon University

Project detail:

The project will develop, implement and evaluate respectful care using a human rights approach to maternity care in Malawi.

Total funding: £432,196

Increasing Citizen's Demand for Accountability and Transparency (ICiDAnT) for maternal and child health

Organisation:

Christian Aid (CA) Scotland

Project detail:

To increase community demand for and participation in accountable, responsive maternal and child health service delivery in Balaka district in Southern Malawi.

Total funding: £600,000

Improving Eye Health and Reducing Unnecessary Blindness in Malawi

Organisation:

Yorkhill Children's Charity

Project detail:

This project will reduce unnecessary blindness in Malawi by building capacity of health professionals to provide a national eye care service for children and for people of all ages with diabetes.

Total funding: £173,355

Triage and treatment, training and engagement. A package for sustainable healthcare improvement in Malawi's primary health clinics

Organisation:

Meningitis Research Foundation

Project detail:

The project will deliver a proven health package for early recognition, treatment and appropriate referral of severely ill children in community health centres, acceptable and ready for implementation across Malawi.

Total funding: £594,899

Impact on Malaria, Maternal Health and the Prognosis for AIDS by Quality Assurance, Knowledge exchange and Training (IMMPAQKT)

Organisation:

University of Strathclyde

Project detail:

The objective of this project is to improve the health of the people of Malawi in the three key areas of malaria, maternal health and AIDs; by developing a programme for the quality assurance of traditional herbal medicines and by increasing the knowledge of the conventional medical profession in traditional medicine both by academic training and through knowledge exchange with traditional healer.

Total funding: £275,918

Education

Tools and Training for Livelihood in Malawi

Organisation:

The Global Concerns Trust

Project detail:

To contribute to the reduction of poverty, the enhancement of economic sustainability, and improvement in community integration of physically disabled men and women in Malawi, by providing vocational training and business support.

Total funding: £198,527

Girls and Boys Empowerment Project in Rural Chitipa

Organisation:

Tearfund

Project detail:

To protect girls and boys from harmful cultural practices that deny them their rights, including educational opportunities.

Total funding: £460,355

Mary's Meals School Feeding Programme Expansion in the Machinga District of Malawi

Organisation:

Mary's Meals

Project detail:

The objective of this project is to provide sustainable support to vulnerable children in remote and rural communities in Malawi by reducing hunger and promoting access and participation in primary education through the provision of a daily school meal prepared locally by community volunteers.

Total funding: £584,038

Increasing MoEST Impact in School Improvement in Malawi (IMISIM)

Organisation:

Link Community Development

Project detail:

To improve the performance of Malawian schools and the impact of the Malawian Ministry of Education Science and Technology (MoEST) and District Education Offices on school performance, by improving integrated planning, multi-stakeholder accountability and the provision of effective support.

Total funding: £599,507

Malawi Leaders of Learning

Organisation:

Glasgow City Council

Project detail:

Improving educational outcomes for children and young people through improving learning and teaching and leadership of Malawian staff and young people.

Total funding: £209,310

Unlocking Talent through Technology: Improving Learning Outcomes of Primary School Children in Malawi

Organisation:

Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO)

Project detail:

This project aims to improve the numeracy and literacy skills of Standard 1 and 2 learners in selected schools in Kasungu District, Malawi by equipping classrooms with mobile tablet technology to enhance instruction and allow for highly tailored and interactive learning.

Total funding: £600,000

Civic governance

Routes for Change ‐ Diversionary Programme

Organisation:

Chance for Change

Project detail:

The overall Objective of the "Routes for Change" programme is to Reduce the Number of young people who have been incarcerated as a result of petty offending, by providing a meaningful series of community disposal options for prosecutors.

Total funding: £522,727

"Rites of Passage" Malawi

Organisation:

Chance for Chance

Project detail:

The overall objective of our Rites of Passage Malawi programme, is to build capacity in unemployed young Malawians to support them become stakeholders in their communities, through engagement in an innovative personal development programme, taking part in youth advocacy activities, delivering informal education to local schoolchildren and contributing to the local economy by generating income through micro-enterprise and small business activities.

Total funding: £465,100

Sustainable Economic Development

Khwamba Sustainable Livelihoods Improvement Project (KSLIP)

Organisation:

Tearfund

Project detail:

To reduce poverty and extreme hunger for 30,000 people by empowering vulnerable households through livelihoods improvement and strengthening of the local governance and development structures.

Total funding: £500,193

Stimulating wealth creation, increasing employment and fostering local entrepreneurship in Malawi

Organisation:

Opportunity International UK

Project detail:

Addressing MDG1 the project aims to create wealth and secure sustainable livelihoods in Malawi by providing micro-business owners, particularly women, with access to financial services and training in financial literacy and business development skills, in order to strengthen their enterprises, generate income and create employment opportunities.

Total funding: £598,301

Improved Livelihoods for 3,000 Poor Farmers and their Families in Rural Malawi

Organisation:

Oxfam Scotland

Project detail:

Malawian farmers will become resilient, overcome poverty and respond to the challenges of climate change through using renewable energy to increase their food production, irrigate and manage their land, and create small scale enterprises.

Total funding: £598,767

Cooperative Enterprise Pathways for Economic and Environmental Sustainability in Malawi

Organisation:

The Cooperative College

Project detail:

The improved sustainability and viability of the cooperative movement across Malawi.

Total funding: £449,449

Renewable energy

PDM – Powering Development in Mulanje

Organisation:

SGURR Energy

Project detail:

The project will catalyse social and economic development in poor communities around Mulanje Mountain by supplying renewable electricity from a sustainable social enterprise.

Total funding: £598,374

Sustainable Off-grid Electrification of Rural Villages (SOGERV)

Organisation:

University of Strathclyde

Project detail:

This project aims to reduce energy poverty in rural Chikhwawa district through the electrification of households, businesses and community energy infrastructure via the deployment of sustainable renewable energy technologies (RET).

Total funding: £599,028

Contact

Post:
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Scottish Government
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Victoria Quay
Edinburgh
EH6 6QQ

Published:
28 Jan 2015
International Development Fund: Malawi projects 2015-2018