Faith Community

  • Benefits of Engaging Religious Leaders
    When faith leaders understand population issues, they can convey messages to the majority considering that 97% of Malawians are affiliated to a religion of some kind. This can ensure a significant impact of population and development efforts in the country. Moreover, as religious leaders have readily available audiences, utilizing that opportunity to educate the masses about the […]
  • Changing Mindsets on Population: Church leaders spur responsible parenting in Nkhotakota and Karonga Districts
    The Malawi Council of Churches (MCC) has since 2010 engaged its member churches’ leadership in spearheading change in the way Christians should plan the size of their families. Interventions have so far taken place in Dwambazi in Nkhotakota District in central Malawi. Four activities took place, engaging through church leaders and couples, and interfacing with […]
  • Episcopal Conference of Malawi
    The Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM) is an assembly of the Catholic Bishops in Malawi, comprising the Dioceses of Chikwawa, Dedza, Karonga, Mangochi, Mzuzu and Zomba and the Archdioceses of Blantyre and Lilongwe. The Conference has its General Secretariat at Area 11, off Chimutu Road in Lilongwe and is headed by the Secretary General. The […]
  • Evangelical Association of Malawi
    The Evangelical Association of Malawi (EAM) is an umbrella faith based organization for 130 members composed of 76 Evangelical Church Denominations, 54 Christian Organizations, and individuals joined together in the common task of holistically improving spiritual and social well-being of all people in the country. EAM is Non-profit Faith Based Organization established in Malawi in […]
  • MAM & QMAM’s Population-Related Activities
    Awareness meeting with top religious leaders from MAM and QMAM on family planning (FP) and population issues The activity was conducted as an inception meeting with top leadership from MAM and QMAM so that it could act as a launch of the projects and also as a courtesy call, as they have been supportive of […]

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