Art House Africa

Art House Africa is an artistic initiative by SFA partner Elson Kambalu based in  Lilongwe, Malawi. It was established in 2005 with the purposes of serving as a hub for artists. The organization also works as an employment bureau for artists. The organization was founded after realizing that there is no formal structure of information channels among artists in Malawi.

Today, the company act as a resource centre where all artists plying their trade in Malawi visit to obtain different kinds of information related to their work. Some of the services provided by the organization include: organising art exhibitions, cultural events, advertising and promotion using drama, dance and music, interior and exterior designing and events management.

The organization contributes to the development of art in the country by increasing interaction between artists and their clients.

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In Partnership

Abundance: The “Giving and Training” Event

One the 24th May 2017 Abundance held a 'Giving and Training' event at Mbando Village, Machinga, Malawi. This was an event to showcase the skills acquired through the recent training programmes ran by Abundance. Attending and participating in the event alongside Abundance included the Wonderful Youth Group, Mothers’ Support Group, Home-based care, and Gogo Group, and the following guests: Representing the ward councilor: Mr Erik Kazithe, Senior Group Village Head Mbando and other Development Committee members and village heads. 

The Abundance team received a very warm welcome as songs were sung as women danced around as the materials were being offloaded from the vehicle. An opening prayer was made, followed by a poem by a member of Wonderful Youth Group. The poem highlighted some problems the youth are facing. The poem also hinted at massive deforestation that is happening in the nearby Chikala Mountain.

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Sustainable Futures in Africa is delighted to partner with Abundance, a non-profit organization working towards creating better lives for humans and caring for nature. Abundance, an organisation based in Malawi and founded by SFA Partner Deepa Pullanikkatil, has collaborated with the research team currently conducting the research trials in Malawi.
 Abundance started in Malawi in 2016 and has a team of advisors and board members resident in Malawi, UK, Canada, Qatar, UAE, Swaziland and Mauritius. Malawi was chosen as the first country to begin Abundance's work as it was the country that inspired the team to create the organization. It is one of the most needy countries in the world. Malawi is located in South-East Africa, with breath-taking natural beauty, but challenged by high levels of poverty and environmental degradation. Abundance has adopted Mbonda village in Machinga District in southern Malawi and undertook a needs assessment. Based on the assessment, Abundance is trying to meet the needs of communities. This includes support for health care through the provision of bicycle ambulance, promoting entrepreneurship by training youth and providing equipment for small businesses and making women's household burden less by providing fuel-efficient stoves. The Abundance team is working on an integrated approach with the intention of creating deep impact improving human well-being and allowing nature to thrive in this area. Through this targetted approach "Abundance village" model will be developed and lessons learned for sharing and upscaling the model countrywide.


A world of Abundance where there is plenty for humans and where nature is thriving. ​


Using an integrated development approach, we aim:
1. To create abundance for people through improvement in their well-being
2. To enhance resilience of natural resources through restoration and conservation

 "Our vision is a world of abundance... plenty of food ....opportunities to realize your full potential .... make a good living..... lush green forests.....thriving ecosystems....  plenty of habitats for wildlife....clean water ...clean air.....abundance everywhere! "
D.Pullanikkatil, Founder, Abundance

Abundance has ambition to cover all needy countries in the world starting with Malawi in 2016.  How wonderful it would be to spread abundance worldwide.

What we do

Abundance taken an integrated approach to achieve:

1. Improvement in human well-being in needy areas.
2. Enhancement of natural resources resilience in degraded areas.
Our values are :
Care, Share, Empower.
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