Recent Ongoing and Future Projects
URAC implements projects in different formats. Some projects are research consultancies undertaken in collaboration with leading research organisations and universities. Some projects are directly funded well wishers and sponsors. Other projects evolve out of our action research and are aimed at influencing changes in policy as well planning approaches and practices.
NGALA: Likuche Farmers’ club members get agriculture loans
Likuche Farmers’ Club members of Ngala in Nkhotakota District got agriculture loans worth about K4.o million in form of hybrid seeds and UREA and CAN fertilizers. Sponsored by Malawi Hilfe Schwindegg (MHS) of Germany under ‘Ngala 2020 Covid-19 Project,’ the loans were distributed by URAC team at the headquarters of Senior GVH Kamkondo on 20th December 2020. The loan facility was preceded by a 2-week training provided by GIZ focusing of good agriculture practices and marketing skills. ReadMore
Chilumba Village Clinic
The Chilumba Village Clinic, constructed by URAC with funds provided by Malawi Freunde Rottenburg E.v of Germany, was officially opened on Saturday, December 5, 2020 by a representative of the Director of Karonga District Health Services. The representative, Msenga Ngwira, told the function that was attended by local chiefs, government officials, religious leaders, non-government organisations as well as political leaders that the government was very grateful that other stakeholders were taking part in the delivery of health services at village level. He assured the villagers that the government will provide all the essential medicines to ensure that the clinic operates effectively for the benefit of the community. He called on the community to take maximum responsibility in caring for the clinic to ensure sustainable health delivery services in their area. Speaking at the function, Principal Group Village Headperson Mponela said that the community was very happy with the project as it would assist pregnant women and children: ‘Now pregnant women will not travel long distances to access prenatal services.