Education

Education

Keeping Children in Safe Schools

Inclusive and equitable quality education

Sustainable Development Goal number 4 (SDG4) calls for inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.

It is in line with this SDG that Extra Mile Development Foundation (EMDEF) with support from its partners is implementing a project aimed at promoting and improving education standards in Malawi.

Among others, EMDEF conducts career guidance and career talks, sports for development, awarding best-performing students, speech writing, spelling contests, and debates in different schools and youths’ clubs to motivate and encourage the school-going children, supports girls by addressing their menstrual hygiene challenges

ACTIVITIES

Menstrual Hygiene Management

  1. Addressing period poverty through training school girls on
    making reusable Sanitary Pads
  2. Construction of sanitation and hand-washing facilities in schools

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Bursary Program

Through this program, EMDEF supports less privileged students with school supplies such as Malawi National Examinations Board (MANEB) examination fees, writing materials and school uniforms

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Back to school campaign

Supporting survivors of child marriages back to school with school supplies, MANEB examination fees and school uniforms

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