Our Story

Empowering Women, Changing the World

Women’s Hope for Change (WHFC) is a grass root non- governmental organization formed in 2008 and registered under Trustees Incorporation Act 2010. It was formed by a group of women who had passion to fight for women and children’s rights with a special emphasis on a girl child. It is affiliated to Council for Non-Governmental Organization (CONGOMA) Non- Governmental Organization Regulatory Authority (NGO-RA), NGO Gender Coordination Network (NGCN) at National level, and Civil Society Network at District level. It was formed due to community demand for women advocacy on women’s rights in the district. The organization also provides paralegal and other support services to the victimized women and girls.

Our Vision

WHFC envisions a society where women, girls and Disadvantaged groups rights’ are promoted, protected and fulfilled and economically empowered


Our Mission

WHFC exists to ensure that the rights of all women and girls are always protected, promoted and fulfilled through advocacy, awareness raising, economic empowerment and paralegal services.

Helen Nhlane Makukula

Executive Director

Helen Nhlane Makukula is the dedicated and passionate Executive Director of Women's Hope for Change (WHFC). She has been a driving force behind the organization's mission and vision since its inception in 2008 when a group of women, including Helen, came together to form WHFC with the aim of advocating for women's and children's rights, with a special focus on the girl child. Under Helen's leadership, WHFC was officially registered under the Trustees Incorporation Act of 2010, solidifying its commitment to empowering women and girls in Malawi.

Our Causes

Supporting Nutrition Integrated Components

Malnutrition is responsible for causing over half of all child mortalities within the Sub-Saharan Africa nationalities and Malawi is not spared.

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Family Planning Awareness

An awareness targeted all people at child bearing age. Included were the adolescents in all strategic places in the project impact areas like in schools .

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Child Protection

WHFC implements interventions that empower girls with education and protect them from child marriages so that they are able to confidently fight back

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Get in touch

Helen Nhlane Makukula

Executive Director

Contact Infomation

Power House, Mchinji Post Office, Mchinji, Malawi.

+265 999 277 300


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Or, you can just send an email: info@womenshopeforchange.org