Tag Archives: Malawi

A Note from Malawi

Remember my post about those two Malawians who received cochlear implants? Well, Helen Brough, a clinical scientist in Audiology from Cambridge, England, who is currently volunteering in Malawi, found my blog post and wrote me a wonderful note in response … Continue reading

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Cochlear Implants come to Malawi!

Medical Electronics (Med-El), the cochlear implant company, posted this article on Facebook about 2 children in Malawi who received implants! This has significance for me for two reasons: I got my cochlear implant from Med-El almost two years ago. I was a … Continue reading

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The Untapped Potential of Girls: A Talk by Nobel Peace Prize Winner Leymah Gbowee

Take a look below at this wonderful talk by Lehmah Gbowee, a Liberian peace activist. Leymah is an extraordinary woman who is working tirelessly on behalf of women and girls around the world. Her message is simple: every girl has … Continue reading

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Peer Health Education in Malawi

I saw this video of Kumbukani, a Malawian girl who got pregnant after she dropped out of school and later decided to go back to school and be a peer educator. I’m always inspired by efforts to help girls in developing countries … Continue reading

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