Pioneers of Change have started their own all female football team, ‘The Pioneers’, consisting of 23 players. Football has become very popular and is having a big impact on their confidence levels, self-worth and teambuilding skills.Read More
Our team have started delivering a six-week enterprise-training programme to 46 young people living in Dzaleka. This programme has been met with impressive energy and commitment from the young people. They are learning how to plan a business, identify opportunities within their situation, manage risk and get started.Read More
Girls Lead The Way To Stop Trafficking and Exploitation
Pioneers For Change is a new programme, designed by our team to try and stop the harmful and widespread practice of school aged girls being trafficked or coerced into sex work or other forms of sexual abuse and exploitation. Our young Malawian team are going to extraordinary lengths to create a programme with real impact. Delivering workshops within primary schools, conducting extensive family visits, working alongside the police and schools to ensure a holistic and effective programme.Read More
As part of a new C4C project, Young Malawians are developing and innovating new local solutions a critical problem facing Malawi- the deforestation caused by wood being cut down for fuel. Working in partnership with local farmers, and employing local young people as business leaders, local firewood is being grown sustainably and delivered directly to the local community. Watch this short film where the team will tell you more!Read More
Reintegration of young people who have been in prison, was the focus in our Global Forgiveness Day Campaign on the 7th of July 2016; a campaign designed and supported by Kate Nicoli, our TIE placement from UK.
One of the most important challenges facing young men and boys when they leave prison is that they may not be accepted back into their community. This successful event was well attended, and raised awareness on the importance of forgiving young people who have been in prison, and giving them a chance to return and start their lives afresh in their communities.