Profile: Grace Chilongo - Student

Grace Chilongo - Student

Grace Chilongo was born in Machinga Malawi on 12th August, 1995. She graduated from Lilongwe University of Agriculture and atural Resources (LUANAR) in October 2019 with Bachelor of Science in Environmental science.

She worked as the Malawi-based Research Assistant on the GlobalChallenge project Gardens can grow here: Humanitarian place-making, citizen science, and farming experiences in Refugee camps from September 2019 to March 2020. In addition to undertaking training in qualitative methods and geovisualisation at the university of Glasgow (UK). She helped in designing and implementing citizen science-based methods of data collection. Working with groups in the Dzaleka Refugee camp, Grace gained the experience of filmmaking for social media, walking interviews, and mental mapping.

From September2019 to December 2019, she participated in an Academy of medical sciences funded project on placing communities at the heart humanitarian and environmental Drone use: issues, challenges and opportunities. She was the member of the team designing and undertaking a household survey in Kasungu District, and led the focus group discussion, as well as establishing permissions and presenting key findings at the final project meeting.

Grace Chilongo's COVID-19 Diary

07 Jul 2020 : Corona virus in Malawi

So many things have happened before elections, conducting political rallies without following COVID 19 preventive measures. Now we have a new president and cases for coronavirus are increasing day by day up to an extent of failing to celebrate our 56th independence day, this pandemic is taking our joy and pride away from us.  Read this >>

Grace Chilongo, Student

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