Gender Equality in Education – Chisala, Malawi

Gender Equality in Education – Chisala, Malawi

DATUM FOUNDATION believes that investing in girls’ education has the potential to transforms the lives of girls but also their communities. Girls who receive an education are less likely to marry young and more likely to lead healthy, productive lives. They tend to...
Rural Maternity Clinic – Chikwina, Malawi

Rural Maternity Clinic – Chikwina, Malawi

The village of Chikwina is located in the bush some 30km to the north-east of the regional capital of Mzuzu. It is only accessible over rough dirt tracks. The people are mainly peasant farmers who live a subsistence agriculture based on growing maize and cassava.  ...
Covid-19 Appeal

Covid-19 Appeal

Throughout the pandemic DATUM FOUNDATION’s main concern remained the health and safety of the children, our friends, and colleagues in Malawi. Our efforts to help reduce the risk of transmission in local communities saw DATUM FOUNDATION employ local tailors to...
Maternity Clinic – Chisala, Malawi

Maternity Clinic – Chisala, Malawi

When an existing maternity building was left unfinished, DATUM helped to renovate and complete the build helping to create a brand-new maternity clinic. We also helped to make the ward operational by supplying and fitting beds and linen, mosquito nets, furniture,...
Mosquito Nets and Baby Clothes – Malawi

Mosquito Nets and Baby Clothes – Malawi

In Africa a child dies every minute from malaria. Personal protection against mosquito bites represents the first line of defence. DATUM manufactured insecticidal nets for local infants in Chisala and the surrounding region. These were distributed free to all new...