In partnership with Nancholi Youth Organisation (NAYO)
- The Malawian government depends heavily on outside aid to meet development needs.
- Malawi has one of the lowest per capita incomes in the world.
- Malawi has a population of over 15 million, with a wide range of different ethnic groups.
- The official language of Malawi is English, but Chichewa is commonly spoken too.
- 82.6% of Malawians are Christian and 13% are Muslim.
- Malawi is colloquially referred to as the 'Warm Heart of Africa', due to its famously welcoming and friendly people.
- The median age is 16.3 years, largely due to the excess mortality caused by a high prevalence of AIDS.
- 10.8% of the adult population are estimated to be living with HIV/AIDS. This is the 9th highest in the world.
- At 3.33%, Malawi has the 6th highest population growth rate in the world.
- Life expectancy is 58yrs for males and 62yrs for females.