of Malawians live in dry-land areas where access to clean water and food are a daily struggle for women and their families
Deliver impact through the Power of Water
to transform lives of women in dry-land areas in Malawi
Footsteps Africa is a local innovative organization in Malawi founded in 2015 to transform lives of women through the power of water. We are registered with the NGO Board of Malawi with a charity registration number: NGO/L/017/021.
43% of 18 million population of Malawi live in the dry rift-valley areas where women and girls walk more than 2 hours to collect water they don’t have control over. Without a convenient access and control over sources of water, women lives suffers from poor health, food insecurity, and loss of livelihoods opportunities that perpetuate gender poverty and vulnerability in Malawi.
To empower women to access and control clean water resources for building their health and productive lives
Centers around empowering women to access and control water structures as the basis for delivering cascading changes across their Health, food security and income lives
Our Efforts are contributing towards the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with particular emphasis on SDG 6 ‘Clean water and Sanitation.’ SDG 2 ‘Zero hunger’, and SDG 5 on Gender Equality. Not least, SDG 1 ‘No poverty’, SDG 13 ‘Climate action’, SDG 15 ‘Life on land’.
Women with access and control over safe drinking water sources
Women Practicing Water Conservation techniques
Women with increased food security
Women with Increased household Income