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  • Cultural Research – Imagine Immensities

    Cultural Research – Imagine Immensities

    The Imagine Immensities Creative Research program aims to bring together Malawian storytellers to re-imagine and re-shape culture through art and collaborative storytelling. Using creative research methods, the program explores various social themes through multi-disciplinary art projects. Storytellers interested in collaborative ways of telling stories that contribute to the preservation of culture in Malawi can express…

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  • Utawaleza Sharing Session August 2019

    Utawaleza Sharing Session August 2019

    Following the success of the first sharing session in May 2019, Utawaleza held another sharing session this August where young people harnessed the power of art through stories, poetry and music to wow the audience. Performances included stories from Katerina Mzembe, Tuntufye Simwimba and Yolanda Ng’oma. Poetry from Muyanga Shela, Rabie Kondowe and Chris Msosa.…

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  • Utawaleza Sharing Session May 2019

    Utawaleza Sharing Session May 2019

    Utawaleza held its first sharing session on 4th May at Story Club Arts Cafe in Lilongwe where audiences enjoyed various perfomances in story telling, poetry and music. The perfomances included story telling by Alinafe Malaonje, Chris Msosa, Chim Chisiza and Utawaleza founder, Singalilwe Chilemba; poetry perfomances by Marumbo Sichinga, Alex Chiwaya, Chris Msosa, Tamiwe Kathumba…

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  • Donation to Tiwi Resource Centre

    Donation to Tiwi Resource Centre

    Naturally Africa Volunteers is a community based non-profit located in rural Malawi; Nkope Village, Monkey Bay district. Nkope was identified by the organisation as having a genuine need for assistance in the fields of health, education and sport which is why it is the location for their current projects. Tiwi Resource Centre Nkope village has…

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  • Donation to Chimwankhunda CDSS

    Donation to Chimwankhunda CDSS

    Books were donated to Chimwakhunda CDSS in January 2018 following another book drive initiative in Blantyre. Thanks to everyone who mobilised and donated. Helping us change lives one page at a time!

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  • Utawaleza Book Drive in Blantyre

    Utawaleza Book Drive in Blantyre

    Our second book drive was held in Blantyre at Village Green from 1PM. Activities included a raffle draw with bookmarks and other goodies up for grabs. Close to 100 books were collected from well wishers.

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  • Donation to Mlodza CDSS

    Donation to Mlodza CDSS

    Utawaleza made it’s first donation to Mlodza Secondary School in Lilongwe Area 23 in March 2017. Sincerest thanks to everyone who supported the project since launching the book drive in December. The hope is to keep making as much of a difference in the lives of students in Malawi by providing them with the books they need for their education…

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  • Utawaleza’s First Book Drive

    Utawaleza’s First Book Drive

    Utawaleza held its first book drive in an effort to mobilise the community to donate books to a secondary school in Lilongwe. The event was held at Koko Bean cafe in City Centre from 10AM to 4PM and activities included a bake sale. Over 100 books were successfully collected from well-wishers.

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