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
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
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.
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
AGE Africa’s Board of Directors wanted to share an article detailing something that is very important to the development of AGE Africa. The Overhead Myth is an open letter from the CEO’s of GuideStar, Charity Navigator and BBB Wise Giving Alliance noting the importance of the latest research on measuring organizational impact. Check it out!
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
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,
On April 19th, AGE Africa’s Executive Director Aubryn Allyn Sidle, appeared live on Voice of America’s Africa 54. Broadcast live to dozens of countries on the continent (including Malawi!) Aubryn discusses philanthropy, girls education, and AGE Africa’s Tri for Malawi Team Challenge with the show’s host Ndimyake Mwakalyelye. You can watch the video to learn more about AGE Africa.
The Coalition for Adolescent Girls Mission, Vision The Mission The Coalition for Adolescent Girls drives new and improves existing programming, policies, and investments that will promote the rights and opportunities of adolescent girls. The Vision The Coalition for Adolescent Girls envisions a world where adolescent girls are able to fully realize their rights, navigate challenges and access opportunities during the transition from childhood to adulthood