A COMMUNITY BROUGHT TOGETHER BY THE LOVE OF NATURE

On December 15th, 2023, WESM Lilongwe, in collaboration with the Department of Parks staff, held trail benching maintenance to increase trail accessibility, maintain the structure, create new trails, or repair and maintain existing ones for the sustainability of Forest Park’s trails in Lilongwe Nature Sanctuary, hence fostering a sense of biodiversity and environmental volunteerism among …

November 2023 Art In The Park

The biannual Art in the Park ninth edition occurred from Friday the 8th to Sunday 12th November at Four Seasons in Lilongwe where 33 artists exhibited their works under the theme “Malawi”. The opening ceremony which was graced by the minister of local government, culture and unity Honourable Richard Chimwendo Banda MP. Wildlife Environmental Society …

EQUIPING YOUTH WITH PRACTICAL SKILLS AND TOOLS TO PRACTICE INNOVATION FOR GREEN JOBS IN MALAWI.

To get green innovation tools into the hands of more Environmental Youth champions in Malawi, Paul Atsu, World University Service of Canada volunteer at WESM Lilongwe branch as Communications and Youth Engagement Advisor held a Green Entrepreneurship Mentorships trains 22 Environmental Club Members at Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources on 5th Octobers 2023 …

Green Entrepreneurship: An Innovation to Tackling Climate Change in Malawi

It is in the interests of African nations to ensure that their most productive citizens are employed in helpful work that contributes to national economic growth and social development. It is estimated that approximately 122 million young people will join Africa’s labor force in the next decade, but this is nearly three times faster than …

visitors walk through the park looking at art

Craft In The Park Event

For about 20 years, the Lilongwe branch of WESM has presented visual arts exhibitions, connecting artists to buyers and showcasing the finest of Malawi’s artistic talent.  Since 2019, WESM and Four Seasons Nursery have teamed together to put on a twice-a-year event in Four Seasons beautiful gardens – Art-in-the-Park. However, it has been observed that …

damage after Cyclone Freddy

WESM Cyclone Relief

WESM is saddened to report the deaths of eleven patrons of WESM-sponsored wildlife clubs, who lost their lives during Cyclone Freddy; three other club patrons are missing. Their families have lost their homes and are seeking refuge in government camps. WESM staff members have also lost homes and are being sheltered in temporary accommodation. WESM …