Life has dramatically changed for Emily living with disability in the small community of Kaphuta village in Malawi. From spending her days locked up at home; she is now welcomed in school and society as a citizen too.

Contextual challenges faced in the participating countries The Kuyenda Collective seeks to contribute to systems strengthening in the education sectors of Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania and Zimbabwe.

The GEAR ALLIANCE will adress limited access to primary and secondary education for girls and young women in rural and farming communities of Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe which requires a collaborative and strategic advocacy to influence policy changes.