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.
 
Building the Luviri secondary school proceeds
 
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 proceedings on the building location and the delivery of the first buildings.
 
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.
 
Sport competition 2018 succesful
 
The line was high again, in this year’s football and netball competition in Norther Malawai. Hundreds of players – male and female – competed to end up as winner with there team. The competition is quite a phenomenon, in an area where a football field usually has little grass. Read more and find some photo’s …
 
Newsletter 38 published
 
In this newsletter Jacqueline is telling the story of Ephie Chimayi, who has two healthy children, thanks to the extensive programmes of education and testing on the HIV virus that the Centre undertakes in effort to reduce the spread of the virus in the northern area of Malawi. And Jacqueline also proudly tells about the kick-off for the building of a secondary school for about 300 students, in the district of Luviri. Read more and look for the photos in the newsletter. Or read earlier newsletters in the Newsletter archive.
 
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.