The HOPEM, "Men for Change Network", wants to change typical masculine mentalities: It runs cooking classes for men. Many participants say it has given them a new appreciation for the work their wives do every day.
Kika Materula spent most of her life studying music abroad. Back in Mozambique, she founded the Xiquitsi project in 2013. Its main purpose is to bring classical music to disadvantaged children. Xiquitsi is now working towards having the first symphonic orchestra in Mozambique.
In Africa, investigative journalists often work in environments that seem by default, designed to shut them down. But one man in Kenya defies the odds. He constantly reveals cases of bribery, murder and smuggling in one of the most corrupt countries of the world.
In many prisons in Malawi conditions are alarming. People remain in custody for years without any legal basis. Steve Sikwese wants to change this. He works for the small Paralegal Support Institute (PASI) and makes sure that inmates get the legal support they are entitled to.
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