Malawi: Turning Scavenging Youth into Scholars & Scavengers

 

In 2000, CRIDOC worked with the National Youth Council (NYCOM) to create videos and radio features about the children who risk their lives at the two major dumpsites of Lilongwe and Blantyre scavenging for all sorts of wasted food. 

Years later, it's shocking  to learn that some of expired chickens discarded from some big shops in Lilongwe still end up as kanyenya (brai chicken) in some streets and pubs. Watch the video below. 

You can also read the full article on the CRIDOC Blog here.