Africare was invited to come and work in Malawi in 1985. On November 11, 1985, Africare and the Government of Malawi signed a Memorandum of Understanding. Africare is a registered international non-governmental, non-profit organization in Malawi and is a member of the Council of Non-government Organizations in Malawi (CONGOMA). Since 1985, Africare has worked in all three of Malawi's Regions and in 26 of Malawi's 28 districts. At present, Africare/Malawi's head office is in the Capital City - Lilongwe and field staff stationed in Mulanje, Ntcheu, Dowa and Mchinji districts. Africare has developed very fruitful partnerships with a wide variety of multi- and bilateral organizations that includes US Agency for International Development, International Fund for Agriculture Development, African Development Bank, World Bank, World Food Program, European Union, just to mention but a few.
Africare- Malawi Today
Africare Malawi is currently working individually and in consortiums with other international NGOs and has provided development and relief assistance in the areas of food security, maternal and child health, nutrition, HIV/AIDS education, capacity building of district level officials, child survival, and water and sanitation projects. Through the many activities implemented since its inception in Malawi, the organization has assisted more than 500,000 families.