Do for Children was established in Malawi in 2018 in order to improve the lives of children through quality education, proper health care, and economic development opportunities, Do for Children is also providing support with emergency aid in the humanitarian sector. It was founded on the principles that support enforcement of the UN Declaration of the Rights of the Child. Do for Children has 5 key priority areas of operations: Integrated Health, Food and nutrition security, Quality education, Governance and Advocacy and Climate Change Resilience.
Our mission: to work together in the fight to end poverty, to create safe spaces for children to be empowered for lasting changes
Our Core Values
I find Do for Children a learning organization and I chose to be part of the agents of change in the lives of children
I am a Teacher by profession, working with children has always made me happy
Enjoys working with smallholders farmers, particularly supporting women with enterprise farming
I have always wanted to do social work, and Do for Children is an amazing organization, doing awesome things for children
It is amazing to work with the children and look at how communities transform
Has worked with the youth in the past and would like to continue supporting youth development initiatives particularly adolescent girls
Edna joined in 2018 and since then she has been happy to see communities develop and practice her entrepreneurial skills.
Capacity Building Officer
Passionate about working with community women and dedicates a lot of her time volunteering to help with keeping girls in school initiatives.
Sarah works with 11 villages as a community facilitator, trains fellow volunteers, and supports youth and women groups on integrated health-related issues.
“I have volunteered for many organizations including CARE and Do for Children, supporting community development initiatives makes me happy, I love my community, the people here and, of course my reputation.”
"Some people tell me that you can't save all girls from early marriage and my response is, "Yes, I know that, but I can certainly try and a little I can do will still make a difference."
Thoko Volunteers with Do for Children an Irrigation scheme because this is where the community rely on to supplement their rain fed food items to avoid cases of hunger.