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Remembering the Suicide Awareness Month

Every September, the world celebrates efforts in addressing suicide and mental health issues. We have pretty much seen various messages, hashtags, and flyers with a lot of conversations centered around mental health and encouraging men to talk about their issues. We have all seen the “talk to someone” posts or

Space4Youth: Investing in Youth Leadership

Change starts with you(th) and this why Youth Wave in collaboration with Trōcaire Malawi intends brought youth and development partners together under Space4Youth with an aim of building interest in partnerships between the donor community and youth led organisations by capitalizing on their skills, expertise and collective power of youth.

Announcing Changemakers Programme 2021!

We are thrilled to announce the new cohort of our signature leadership programme, Youth Wave Changemakers Programme (https://youthwavemalawi.org/changemakers-programme/) Having received hundreds of applicants, we have selected the crème de la crème of youth leaders with track record of leadership and proven community footprints in their respective districts. The Changemakers will


Partners, We are excited to share with you all the Declaration that came out of the first Africa Gender Equality Conference 2021, which was held in Malawi from 8 to 10 March. The call to action is in line with the conference themes of women’s leadership, investing in women for

10+ Her Period Her Pride: A Campaign by Peter Mndalasini

It has been a month since I started implementing a project called “10+ Her Period Her Pride” as a Women Deliver young leader for the class of 2020. About 40 girls in Lilongwe district have been trained on how to make reusable sanitary pads. Although the project is intended to

Facing the Future with Hope

For an organism that can only be seen under a microscope, the coronavirus has caused havoc and unease amongst Malawians. People have been bound to their homes and others to smaller spaces as we are encouraged to keep social distance to avoid rapid spread of the virus. Businesses have been


Background This is a unique signature leadership programme, led by ​Youth Wave​, that aims at building the next generation of servant and selfless youth leaders who are passionate and committed to changing the lives of young people and impacting communities by solving the world’s toughest challenges using innovative solutions in


Young people in Malawi have boldly challenged government and partners to intentionally work with them. Find out more on our recent What Youth Want Report that is tackling COVID-19 and Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) during the pandemic https://youthwavemalawi.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/What-Youth-Want-Report.pdf

The State of Implementation of YFHS during COVID-19 pandemic

This is the report on the assessment of state of Implementation of Youth Friendly Health Services during COVID-19 pandemic. Follow this lick to read full report https://youthwavemalawi.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Final-Report-on-YFHS-Assessment-During-Covid-19-Pandemic-8.pdf

Malawi For Mandatory Wearing of Face Masks

Government of Malawi has gazetted rules and regulations, under Public Health Act and have taken a strong stand on mandatory wearing of masks in public places as a measure to contain the public health crisis COVID -19 pandemic. With the surge increase of numbers of COVID-19 positive cases that is