Since its inception in 2016, Footsteps Africa has been working in partnership with local decentralized government and traditional structures in Malawi to implement a number of projects activities related to economic and social empowerment of rural marginalized women, children and adolescent youths.

To successfully implement our projects, we are promoting the following strategies:

  • Local Ownership and Participation
  • Gender Equality
  • Rights-based Approaches
  • Women focused
  • Enterprise focused
  • Advocacy
  • Partnerships


  • Access to Savings,Credit and business skills to empower Women
  • Fuel efficient cook stoves to empower Women
  • Affordable Water solutions and Sanitation in Rural Pre-Schools
  • Access to Clean Water to Empower women
  • Collaboration with FOCOLD to Influence Local Government Social Accountability