ENDING CHILD MARRIAGES IN MACHINGA DISTRICT (ECMMD)

SUMMARY

CRECCCOM in partnership with Girls Opportunity Alliance is implementing a one year project called "Ending Child Marriages in Machinga District". This is a project aimed to contribute towards transforming the lives of girls by improving their access, retention, and achievement in upper primary and secondary schools by reducing early marriages from 6.8% in Machinga district. The project is being implemented with financial support from American people through the GoFundMe platform. T/A Chiwalo is the impact area of the project in the district. Community structures such as Parents-Teacher Associations; School Management Committees; Village Forums; traditional and religious leaders; Community Drama Clubs; Women's Village Savings and Loans; as well as teachers are engaged in the project in actively participate in ending child marriages and promote girls' education. For more information about this project, visit www.gofundme.com/creccom

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