Off the Grid in Malawi

This video, made by Deirdre Mulrooney with the kind support of Simon Cumbers Media Fund was shot in Malawi in December 2011, and documents TCD Engineering’s part Irish Aid-funded Thermo-Electric Generator Pilot Project in Balaka, Malawi with Concern Universal. For more information read the article in the March/ April edition of Village Magazine (

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Resilience in action: Malawi floods 2015

International development agency Christian Aid enables people to move beyond survival and subsistence, to enjoy thriving and dignified lives. This means enough food and a steady income, safe and healthy living conditions, and the resources and confidence to take new opportunities, even in the face of disasters, climate change, conflict and disease. We support people to strengthen their livelihoods and manage risks that threaten them. We call this building a resilient livelihood. In Malawi, Christian Aid leads a consortium of 11 partners to deliver the Enhancing Community Resilience Programme (ECRP), a five-year initiative working to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger, reduce vulnerability and strengthen the resilience of around 300,000 people in seven districts. Running until 2016, ECRP

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