Facts About Malawi

  • Facts about Malawi

    From the World Health Organization:

    Total population: 18 million

    Life expectancy: 61/67  (m/w)

    6% of children die before the age of 5 years

    Women have an average of 5 children

    From UNICEF:

    Of the children who die before reaching the age of 5, 42% die within their first month and additional 38% die before their first birthday.

    By targeting high risk infants ages 0-1 year, even as a small organization, we can have a significant impact on child survival.