Premier Projects donated materials made by young Malawian women to the maternity wing of a hospital in Blantyre.
Premier Loto and Premier Projects showed their support for Mother’s Day by contributing to a charity that empowers young women and the maternity ward of a Malawian hospital.
UKANI’s mission is to “empower and equip young women with skills and knowledge, so as to build a generation of strong independent women in a male dominated society.”
The NGO does this by providing jobs, education and support to women. For example, in Blantyre, UKANI gives young women marketable skills in tailoring. As a result, this helps to break the cycle of poverty that many young mothers find themselves in. Commitment to equal rights
During the COVID-19 pandemic, UKANI taught these women to make re-usable face masks. They have also trained women to make re-usable sanitary pads, as well as other items.
Premier Loto and their charity sector, Premier Projects placed a large order for these masks and sanitary items. Malawi’s biggest gaming company has donated this order to the maternity wing of the Chiradzulu District Hospital, to help the new mothers stay safe in these uncertain times. A spokesman for Premier Projects said: