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AGE Africa’s 5th Annual All-Scholars Retreat

AGE Africa’s 5th annual All-Scholars Retreat brought together 88 secondary school students from throughout Malawi’s Southern Districts for a celebration of their achievements and opportunity to learn. The theme this year was: SHE Empowered! – Promoting Safety, Health, and Education for the Girl. The scholars hailed from all 22 of AGE Africa’s partner schools, and they came together in Blantyre for a week of

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Meet Thandiwe.

Thandiwa Mbewe is a new scholar at Mulunguzi Secondary School. She’s been in AGE Africa programs for a year now, and the year has flown by! Right now, Thandiwe is in her second year of boarding school, which can be both a blessing and a curse for a girl child. Boarding schools are known for their higher quality education, their better learning environment…and their

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AGE Africa’s Executive Director Meets with Malawi’s First Lady

AGE Africa’s Executive Director, Aubryn Sidle, gets an opportunity to meet Malawi’s First Lady, Madam Getrude Mutharika, on Monday during the UNGA events in NYC! Aubryn shares AGE Africa’s plans for growth and the Malawi Government pledges support of AGE Africa’s work!           Their meeting was even published in Malawi’s local newspaper. To read more about their meeting, please click here.

New School Year, New Term…New Blog!

The start of a new year is always a busy time for AGE Africa scholars and program team alike.  The start of a new school year indicates the start of a new term in Malawi secondary schools, which, for our girls, means a new classes and new opportunities to strive for success in their academic, leadership and extracurricular areas.  For the program team, it

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Join AGE Africa and the Picnic Theatre Company for a Performance of Tartuffe! Proceeds Donated to AGE

Picnic Theatre Company is putting on a performance of Moliere’s “Tartuffe, The Hypocrite” and donating proceeds from the show to AGE Africa.  The show will feature cast members Nurith Aizenman, Joe Brinker, Nova Daly, Jane Latham Hodges, John Plumb, Omar Popal, Sadrine Rastello, Oli Robinson, Christina Sevilla and Matt Stoller. We’ve partnered with the Picnic Theatre Company twice previously and have immensely enjoyed both

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Ambassador Matenje to participate in Tri for Malawi!

AGE Africa is excited to have Malawi’s Ambassador to the US, His Excellency Ambassador Steve Matenje, and Deputy Chief of Mission Ms. Jane Nankwenya as the newest members of the 2013 Tri for Malawi Team! Ambassador Matenje, AGE Africa’s newest board member, is enthusiastic to join the team to cycle in this year’s Tri for Malawi Team Challenge. Deputy Chief of Mission Jane Nankwenya,

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