Our Water and Sanitation program continues to make a significant difference in the lives of students in rural Malawi. Read our latest blog to learn about how we support hygiene initiatives in primary schools in Dowa, Malawi.
Water & Sanitation Program Manager
Mayamiko joined Orant Charities Africa in September, 2020 as a Water & Sanitation Program Manager. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Water Resources Management and Development from Mzuzu University. In addition to his studies, Mayamiko also holds a certificate in Project Monitoring and Evaluation from Mpemba Staff Development Institute (SDI).
Mayamiko has over 3 years work experience in the WASH sector especially in Project management and implementation of donor funded projects. Mayamiko previously worked with GOAL Malawi, Basic Services Development Agency (BASEDA) in Chikwawa and Machinga districts respectively. Since he joined Mayamiko has been leading borehole drilling & repairs, training of water point committees (WPCs), fostering stakeholder partnerships, community mobilization, promotion of sanitation and hygiene as well as development of monitoring and evaluation of the Orant water program.
In his free time Mayamiko likes watching soccer, movies and socializing with friends. He is not yet married and hopes of getting married soon.
Stories From The Field
Yona Maloto has been a Water Field Assistant for Orant's Water & Sanitation Program since 2020. We interviewed him to learn more about his work.
Clean water is a gendered issue in Malawi. Women and girls bear the brunt of the water burden. Malita Chimbalame tells her story.
MacPherson Chigwenembe joined Orant Charities Africa in July 2022 as a clinician at Kasese Health Center. Learn more in his staff highlight.
James Mwambene is the new Healthcare Program Manager for Orant Charities Africa, a Malawian non-profit organization.
Madzi ndi Moyo: water is life. Melina Maiko of Central Malawi reflects on the gift of water. A new water well impacts her family and village.
Orant makes clean water accessible in rural Malawi by drilling and maintaining boreholes. In 2021, Orant drilled 15 new boreholes.
Poor sanitation and hygiene are major contributors to the burden of disease and school dropouts in rural schools and communities in Malawi.
Praise Padambo is the new Communications Officer for Orant Charities Africa, a Malawian non-profit organization.
Orant received the Solinst Water Meter only a few weeks ago but is already putting it to use in the Water & Sanitation Program.