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Water Well Maintenance

Water Well Maintenance

At the heart of Orant’s programs and initiatives is sustainability, which is also one of our values. We believe in not only implementing programs or initiatives but also in creating long-lasting change that will continue to serve our community. In today's blog article, we talk about why we perform maintenance on water wells and how it contributes to the sustainability of our Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) program.

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Read more about the article The Village Chief’s Vital Role
The Village Chief's Vital Role

The Village Chief’s Vital Role

  • Post category:Opinion
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Ever wondered why we always mention village chiefs and their involvement in Orant’s work? If yes, then today’s blog article is for you! In this article, we talk to Village Head of Kasese Village in Dowa, who tells us about her duties and why her involvement with Orant is important. Read today's blog article to learn more.

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Read more about the article Evolution of Orant’s FEM Program
Evolution of Orant’s FEM Program

Evolution of Orant’s FEM Program

At Orant, we are committed to supporting local entrepreneurs, especially women. This is what spurred us to start our Financial Empowering Microloans (FEM) program in 2017. However, we came to realize that our program participants needed more comprehensive support to achieve sustainable growth. This is why we are excited to announce the evolution of our FEM program into what we now call Business Development Program!. Read our latest blog to learn more about this evolution.

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Read more about the article Unwrapping the Flavours Of Malawi: Champunga Mkati Recipe
Champunga Mkati

Unwrapping the Flavours Of Malawi: Champunga Mkati Recipe

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  • Reading time:12 mins read

It's been a while since we last shared our Malawian recipes and we know you have been missing them. This week, we are back with yet another delicious recipe called Champunga Mkati. We are not sure of its English name but let's call it Malawian rice dumplings. Read our latest blog to learn more about this tasty snack recipe.

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Students Secure Spots at Public Universities

Celebrating Excellence: Our Students Secure Spots at Public Universities

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Of 20 Orant sponsored students who sat for the Malawi School Certificate of Education Examination (MSCE) last year, 18 qualified for University, and we are thrilled to announce that 14 have secured places at public universities! Of the 14, two are boys and 12 are girls. Read our latest blog and learn more about what this means to Orant.

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Orant Nyali Yanga Poetry Competition: Unlocking Creativity

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Some weeks ago, we opened our Orant Nyali Yanga Poetry Competition as a way of encouraging creative expression in Dowa Secondary School Students. We are excited to announce that the competition is still open and the deadline has been extended to July 15th! Read our latest article to learn more about the competition, what it means to us and how important it is to the schools and communities we work with.

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Uncovering the Hidden Threat of Malnutrition in Our Community

Uncovering the Hidden Threat of Malnutrition in Our Community

  • Post category:Healthcare
  • Reading time:10 mins read

Our Healthcare team is dedicated to improving the overall well-being of people. As part of this effort, this week we are conducting a nutritional assessment to all children aged from 6 months to 59 months and pregnant and lactating mothers in our catchment area. In this week’s blog post, we will explore the importance of this initiative and how it will benefit our community.

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The End of Plenty Book Review

  • Post category:Opinion
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Recently, we read The End of Plenty by Joel K. Bourne Jr. An honest and sometimes scathing review of the Green Revolution, this book covers how monoculture crops have led to worsening hunger across the world. As the planet warms, the need is ever more urgent for us to find a solution to humanity’s desperate need to feed 9 billion people.

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Celebrating Nurses: Unsung Heroes of Healthcare

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On May 12, 2024, we celebrated International Nurses Day, a special occasion aimed at celebrating and recognizing this noble profession. During the occasion, we were also thrilled to have been recognized as the Best Nurses in the Central East zone of the National Organisation of Nurses and Midwives of Malawi (NONM)! Read today’s blog article to learn more about what this means to our team.

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