Finals of football and netball competition of 2019
A great number of matches have been played by 117 teams in this year’s football and netball competition in Northern Malawai. The teams played a fair game and competed energetically to end up as winner with their team.
The competition is quite a phenomenon, in northern Malawi and very popular with the local communities, who usually give a festive touch to each of the matches. Read more and find some photo’s …
Final building phase of Luviri secondary school
In the neighborhood of the Centre a magnificent project started, the building of a secondary school for about 300 students.
The building activities will take about 2 years and are a combined effort of a building contractor, the local community and the Eva Demaya Centre. The project is financed by donators from the Eva Demaya Foundation in de Netherlands and Wilde Ganzen Foundation. Read more about the hard work and good collaboration that is going on in these last phase of the building project.
With a little help, water for growing maize
In Malawi the growing of products like maize is not easy, drought, deseases in plants of a herd of elephants can ruin a crop in a wink of the eye. Sometimes a little help is all what is needed to turn the tide. Read how Canaan did so…
Newsletter 40 published
It’s been 20 years now, since the first activities started to build the Eva Demaya health centre. From the very beginning, Jacqueline kept her audience informed on difficulties and successes she and the Center encountered, amongst others with a periodic newsletter. And she keeps on doing so.
In this 40th edition of the newsletter education of young people is the main theme. Financial support of Christina and many other students gives them opportunities to follow secondary or vocational education. Read Christina’s story or read earlier newsletters in the Newsletter archive.
Baarnsch Lyceum donates school desks
In May a total of 50 school desks have been donated to 3 different secondary schools in northern Malawi.
The funding for buying these desks came from the Baarns Lyceum in the Netherlands, where students organized several actions to raise funds for charity purposes. Read on to find out which schools receved the new desks.
Eva Demaya Centre coordinates food distribution
Last months the Eva Demaya Centre was leading a major logistic operation for food aid in Northern Malawi. The Nkhamanga Valley and Nyika National park were confronted with drought and elefants that destroyed their crops.
From some northern Malawian areas with better crops, maize was purchased and redistributed to the most needy in the affected areas. Read more on this.
Vocational training students graduate
Every year 10 young people can participate in the internal vocational training programme at the Eva Demaya Centre. These young people will start their own business with their newly learned skills in tailoring, carpentry, bicycle repair and tin-smithing. At the end of the training programme, there was a feastly graduation ceremony at the Centre. The pictures show how proud these youngsters are on what they achieved.
Medical team fights against malaria
Malaria most of the time is not far away Malawi, but the large number of malaria infections in the last weeks, is quite disturbing and it led to waiting rows at the Centre. The medical team of the Centre tested many people and could provide the needed medicines if necessary. Read more on how malaria caused the team to work overtime.
Mwanda children benefit from new primary school
The local school building in Mwanda was old and far too small to be able to offer primary education to all young children. With the help of donations from the Netherlands in a very short period of time a beautiful school with three classrooms and teacher houses was built. The young children from Mwanda are now able to follow proper primary education within walking distance. Read about the festive ceremony to open the new school.
The Eva Demaya Centre and the Eva Demaya Foundation: Who we are and what we do
Since 2001 the Eva Demaya Centre has been working to provide proper healthcare facilities to a disadvantaged part of Malawi. This initiative was started in the belief that everyone everywhere has a right to a decent health service.
The Centre was created with the cooperation of groups from within the local community. A core element is the clinic, which consists of a number of buildings where Western medicine is practised. The Centre nowadays is an important employer within the area, with a payroll of more than 60 people.

The work of the Eva DEmaya Centre is faciltated by many donors, in the Netherlands and outside. This financial support is organised through te Eva Demaya Foundation, located in the Netherlands. The foundation runs this website to generate publicity en to inform those interessed on activities for funds raising.
Read more on the work of the Eva Demaya Centre in Malawi or become a benefactor and support the foundation with a gift.