Eva Demaya celebrates 20 years
The Eva Demaya Centre marked the 20 years of its existence in Malawi with a day of celebration at Luviri. Despite the pandemic restrictions invited guests and stakeholders enjoyed dances, songs,drama and the speeches that are usual in North Malawian culture. Jacqueline, board and employees of the Centre greatly enjoyed the festivities and highlighted events.
Newsletter 44 published
The Eva Demaya Centre in Malawi is looking back on her founding in August 2001. Twenty years ago the building activities for the first buildings of the current Centre started in an at that time bare valley, near the small village of Bolero. During the years the Centre has grown to a health centre with a very good reputation amongst the local communities and also with the national government and other authorities. In this newsletter Jacqueline reflects on these 20 years, but she is also updating her readers on current reality of vaccination and for example vocational training. Read this newsletter or read earlier newsletters in the Newsletter archive.
Update on Covid-19
A second wave of affections with Covid-19 has also reached Malawi. Jacqueline gives an update of the situation in and round the Eva Demaya Centre.
12 students graduate for vocational training
At the end of November the 2020 vocational training closed down with a festive ceremony at the Eva Demaya Centre. With great attention for the Covid-19 measures, teachers and students managed to successfully finalise the training programme. Therefore it was extra joyful to hand over the well earned certificates in a festive gathering.
Eva Demaya officially hands over Luviri secondary school
On Monday 28 September Luviri Secondary School was officially handed over to the Malawi government. This all happend in a festive ceremony in the presence of the First Lady of Malawi. With this a large project comes to an end and the buitiful buildings for about 400 students are a ready to be used. Read more about the building phases and the festivive hand-over.
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 …
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…
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.