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H. K. Banda Archive: Chitukuko Cha Amai m'Malawi (CCAM) (African Studies)

This series consists of the research materials collected by Paula Rae Brody (hereafter, PRB) and her manuscripts on the history of the women's organization, Chitukuko Cha Amai m'Malawi ("Women in Development in Malawi"), in which she also played a role. Materials are organized primarily by subject.

Box 18, Folder 1


Mock-up copies (2) of book

Draft Presentation: “Chitukuko Cha Amai m'Malawi (CCAM)” [9 pages; “draft copy”; undated]

Draft Presentation: “Chitukuko Cha Amai m'Malawi (CCAM)” [9 pages; dated 11/21/93]

Draft Presentation: “Chitukuko Cha Amai m'Malawi (CCAM)” [11 pages; final draft presented to Mama and Kainja]

“CCAM Book Discussion” [4 pages; 2 copies, one annotated; memo to Mama from PRB; dated 24 November 1993]

“Draft Outline CCAMBOOK” [4 pages; dated December 1993]

“1st Draft Outline CCAMBOOK” [4 pages; dated December 1993]

Overview of book progress [1 page]

“Project is nearing completion” fax to William Kadzamira [1 August 1994]

Folder 2


“May/June 1993” [spiral notebook]

“Some London notes 11/22/93-11/26/93” [spiral notebook]

Notes [6 pages; loose lined note paper]

Notes entitled “Politics of writing a book” [yellow legal pad; summary of progress for period May 1993-May 1994?]

Miscellaneous notes

“Scribbler pad” [miscellaneous notes throughout pad]

Notes [4 pages; loose, small format, light-green notepad paper]

Chronological notecards (1985-1992)

Handwritten notes taken by PRB on other publications

Handwritten notes taken by PRB from “Daily Times” [Malawi]

Folder 3


“Draft Notes & Questions CCAMBOOK”: Introduction-Section 19 [dated January 1994; includes extracted materials taken primarily from CCAM documents]

Folder 4

“Draft Notes & Questions CCAMBOOK”: Section 20-End [dated January 1994; includes extracted materials taken primarily from CCAM documents]

Folder 5


Preliminary Draft: Chapter Examples [28 January 1994]

Folder 6

1st Draft: CCAMBOOK [corrected; “draft to Vegas, 28 February 1994”; new {corrected} draft to Malawi…”]

Folder 7

Draft [April 1994]

“General Thoughts on the CCAM Book Project” [April 1994]

CCAM Poem [composed June 1993 by PRB]

Copy of “Draft Presentation” [November 1993]

Folder 8

Draft [April 1994]

“General Thoughts on the CCAM Book Project” [April 1994]

Folder 9

Draft [April 1994]

“General Thoughts on the CCAM Book Project” [April 1994]

CCAM Committee Structure diagrams

Folder 10


Notes (part 1)

Handwritten (draft?) memo (dated 28 April 1994) from PRB to Mama regarding meetings with Hannah Kuwalewale, Esnet Kalyati, and Mrs. Kamtenjeni

Folder 11

Notes (part 2)

Handwritten (draft?) memo (dated 3 May 1994) from Paula and Donald Brody to Mama re: “Analysis of New CCAM Logo”

Folder 12


Working draft 3 (part 1)

Folder 13

Working draft 3 (part 2)

Folder 14

Camera-ready ms. (part 1)

Folder 15

Camera-ready ms. (part 2)

Folder 16



Annual seminar


Donations/disaster relief





Kapira and Mwayi Schools



CCAM Magazine

Travel to Malawi

CCAM travel outside Malawi

Folder 17


Secret Telephone List (1st October, 1988) [for Malawi government officials]

3 business cards

“The National Family Welfare Council of Malawi: an overview of mission and functions” [pamphlet]

“Agriculture development in Malawi” [photocopy; 5 pages]

MSCA Criminal Appeal No. 21 of 1995 [photocopy; 47 pages]

Malawi national anthem [photocopy; 1 page]

“Parliamentary and presidential elections, 17 May 1994: polling station officers' manual”

“The general resolution passed by the extra-ordinary conference of the OMM (Mozambican Women's Organisation) in Maputo, November 6-11, 1984” [Supplement to AIM information bulletin no. 101]

2 folders (Malawi Department of Tourism; Republic of Malawi) [empty]

Envelope [addressed to Mrs. P. Brody; empty]

Folder 18


List of projects

CCAM poem

Chitukuko Cha Amai m'Malawi – The Founding

Chitukuko Cha Amai m'Malawi: Women in Development in Malawi

[untitled article about CCAM]

Email from Linda Semu

Email from PRB to Linda Semu

Folder 19


Lanterns [26 May 1993]

General review of referendum voting, 14 June 1993 [13 attachments; 2 copies]

[CCAM Magazine; 23 June 1993]

Proposed article for CCAM Magazine: “Annual Seminar – 1993” [25 June 1993]

CCAM analysis; project ideas [25 June 1993]

Visit to Macoha Weaving [25 June 1993; 2 copies]

Organization of CCAM files [14 December 1995]

Chitukuko Cha Amayi m'Malawi: the story of CCAM 1985-1993 [14 December 1995]

Folder 20


Folder 21


Raising our voices: news from the Global Fund for Women [July 1998]

NABW Enterprise: the magazine of the National Association of Business Women [v.1 no.1 1994]

Guardian today [7-13 January 1994; 21-28 January 1994]

Malawi news [17 October 1992; 18-24 December 1993]

Box 19, Folder 22


Speech by Chairman for Zomba Women's League [3 March 1959]

Letter to Mama C. Tamanda Kadzamira (16 July 1996; sent by PRB; 2 copies; 2nd copy contains handwritten note to Mama from Donald Brody)

Diane Duca

Agnes Kavinya

Arnold P. Wendroff

“Letter to the Editor” by Donald Brody [Friends of Malawi]

Limbe Muslim Jamaat

Embassy of Israel [Note no. EI/3/88]

Folder 23


Song of the Malawi Women

The role of women in national development: the Malawi experience

The role of women in national development: the Malawi experience: guidelines for discussions

The organizational structure and functions of the National Commission on Women in Development (NCWID) [E.J. Kalyati]

Malawi women--poised and ready to develop their country alongside men

An address to American Women's Association on women in Malawi [E.J. Kalyati]


The League of the Malawi Women

Country paper presented at the World Conference of the U.N. Decade for Women: equality, development and peace [Government of Malawi; 15-26 July 1985]

Country paper presented at the Fourth Meeting of the Sub-Regional Committee on Integration of Women in Development [Government of Malawi; 25 February-1 March 1985]

“Widows fight dispossession”

Folder 24


“Kadzamira inherits all”

Envelope with 2 “with best wishes” cards

Resume [1 page]

Description of back and joint injuries [1 page; handwritten]

Typed description of back and joint injuries [1 page]

Photocopy of letter to PRB [15 December 1995]

“List of questions Ms Reeders intends to ask Mama C. Tamanda Kadzamira” [2 copies]

Answers to Ms Reeders [2 copies; annotated]

“Cecilia Kadzamira: who is she?” [14-20 August 1993, The Independent]

Mrs. Milika L. Kadzamira, 1911-1978 [copies of obituaries]

Handwritten notebook: contains information concerning CTK's official activities [writing scattered through the mostly-blank notebook], as well as additional information about Mrs. Milika L. Kadzamira, Cecilia's mother

Folder 25


Emblem (color) [2 copies]


National Steering Committee policy guidelines [Confidential draft]

Terms of Reference:

National Steering Committee

National Steering Committee, Paper 2: Sub-committees

Regional Steering Committee

District Steering Committee

Kwenengwe Farm Sub-Committee [draft]

Restaurant Management Committee

Handicraft Centre

Human Resources and Development Sub-Committee

CCAM: Second draft

Some notes and questions on the proposed CCAM [2 copies]

The role of CCAM and its achievements since its inception [Workshop to review the Nairobi

Conference on the U.N. Decade for Women which was held from 15th to 26th July, 1985] [2 copies]

Overview of achievements of CCAM


Intra visitors: guidelines for discussions: suggestions

Progress report

Programme for the one day seminar of CCAM to discuss the new constitution

Folder 26


“Proposed pamphlet/brochure for CCAM re: Organization, projects, sites available to visit” [memo from PRB to Mama; 25 June 1993]

Letter from Brian Basham to Mama [24 December 1993]

Letter from Brian Basham to Mama [14 March 1994]

Letter from Harriet Murray to Beatrice Mungomo [18 August 1994; 2 copies]

Letter, with brochure mock-up, from Brian Basham to Mama [23 November 1994]

“Analysis of proposed CCAM brochure (23 page draft) produced by Warwick Corporate as written by Brian Basham” [memo from PRB to Mama; 9 December 1995]

Folder 27


A report on past, present and future activities

Background [1-page text accompanying opening of fashion show]

“Visit to CCAM Handicraft Center, Saturday, 12 June 1993, 10:30 A.M.” [memo from Donald Brody to Mama]

Project proposal: Development of Kwenengwe Estate

Project proposal: Drilling of boreholes in drought stricken areas

Project proposal: Integration of child spacing motivation and services within CCAM's community activities [on cover sheet: “Malawi 1993 Annual work plan/budget”]

Project proposal: Training of women trainers in managerial skills in various income generating actitivities

Project proposal: Seminar/workshop on women and AIDS in Malawi

National functional literacy on English [letter from H.G. Kawalewale to Mama]

Letter from Vincent Chirwa to Mama [5 November 1990], with “Medical fund (Ezekia) attachment by N. Nseula

“Coming soon – a new cookbook for Malawi”

“In the kitchen”

Questionnaire for MBC – information gathering for the CCAM recipe book

Progress report: Kapila Primary School [by D.C. Salima]

Aspects of CCAM as illustrated through the women [2 copies]

CCAM-OMM discussions briefing notes, 3 December 1992

Handwritten list of projects [1 page]

Folder 28


Report on one day mini seminar on income generating activities for women, 19th April 1988, held at Lilongwe town hall [2 copies]

Report on the CCAM secretaries and treasurers seminar held at Adult Literacy Centre from 1th-24th July, 1992 [2 copies]

Basic learning needs of women in Malawi [2 copies]

Workshops on safe motherhood, child survival and family welfare management: preliminary report [Gloria L. N. Scott; 2 copies]

Follow-up activities on training workshops on safe motherhood, child survival and family welfare management [2 copies]

Brief report on workshops on safe motherhood and family welfare management [2 copies]

Report of the three month handicraft course for out of school youths (leavers) [2 copies]

Report of the four month handicraft training course no. 2 for female school drop outs [2 copies]

Workshop on challenges of women and children affairs on health and education, 15th to 19th December, 1992

Evaluation report on vegetable production and food nutrition workshop [May-June 1993]

Folder 29


“The business of business” [suggested article for CCAM Magazine, by PRB; 25 June 1993]

Business Seminar I: documents for distribution [memo, with 7 attachments, from PRB to Mama; 28 June 1993]

CCAM attendance certificate awarded to PRB

Notes taken by PRB and distributed documents from seminar

Folder 30


CCAM funds

Bank balances as at 31st March, 1992 [2 copies, but different figures]

1990 CCAM annual contribution to the National Steering Committee

School fees/farm inputs paid by CCAM

Audit of district CCAM accounts [2 copies]

Internal audit inspection report of CCAM district accounts [2 copies]

Audit of CCAM accounts and reconciliatory report [2 copies]

Folder 31


Visit to the north [Karonga, 2 September 1989]

Report on the visit to flood and tremor victims

Report on the visit to Tomali: CCAM funded flood victim school project [16 March 1990]

Report on an education visit to South Korea [September 1987; 2 copies]

Report of an educational visit to India [October 1987]

Report on CCAM participation in a Zimbabwe international trade fair [April-May 1989]

Folder 32


1986 CCAM Conference

Folder 33

1987 CCAM Conference

Folder 34

1988 CCAM Conference

Folder 35

1989 CCAM Conference

Folder 36

1990 CCAM Conference

Folder 37

1991 CCAM Conference

Folder 38

1992 CCAM Conference

Folder 39

1993 CCAM Conference

Folder 40


Press conference note by Donald Brody

Documentary on CCAM [interview with Cliff Saunders of SABC]

List of interview questions for Cliff Saunders

“Any other business” [extract from report; pp. 17-18]

“Recommendations” [3 pages]

Minutes [extract; pp. 6-7]

“Any other business” [extra from report; p. 11)

“CCAM helps the needy in Mozambique” [1 page]

Letter from T.A. Madinga re: paying school fees for 10 primary school students [19 December 1986]

“Request for assistance: Yankho Nanthambwe” [ca. March 1992]

“Donation of K200,000 towards the drought” [26 May 1992]

“Request for assistance: Chimwemwe Mphedwa, congenital heart disease and Yankho Nanthambwe, hydrocephalus patient” [24 July 1992]

“Request for medical assistance: Yankho Nanthabwe and Chimwemwe Mphedwa” [24 November 1992]

“Report on the late Chimwemwe Mphedwa” [31 December 1992]

Loose minute: Nsanje flood victims [10 February 1995]

Proposed change in the status of the CCAM (Confidential memorandum to His Excellency the Life President)

Extract from Danish Red Cross / EIU country report

Folder 41


“Project identification: by Ministry of Community Services”

Letter to Commission on Women in Development from Joyce Banda [8 July 1992]

Repeal of Section 9 of the Constitution (Confidential memorandum to His Excellency the Life President)

The Secretary's report to the Zanu (PF) Women's Conference held at the National Sports Centre on 4th November, 1989

“Stop student rape” [online article]

“Why I'm fleeing South Africa,” by Anne Paton

Frontline Malawi: healthcare

Centre to promote girls' education to be opened in Malawi

“Southern Africa: women in politics”

Malawi Council for the Handicapped flyer

Kamuzu Vocational Rehabilitation and Training Centre Magomero brochure

“Women farmers, the 'invisible' producers”

“The alphabet of selling”

“To volunteer or not to volunteer” [extract from a publication]

“The spirit of self-help” [extract from Building the nation: Malawi 1964-1974]

Appendix A: National Charities Information Bureau, “Basic standards in philanthropy” [extract from The givers guide: making your charity dollars count, by Philip Mackey, 1990]

Appendix B: Council of Better Business Bureaus standards [extract from The givers guide: making your charity dollars count, by Philip Mackey, 1990]

“Equal access of women to means of communication in Africa, including publishing and the respect of women's human rights in fair portrayal,” by Janet Z. Karim

Statement by Honourable Mrs Edda Chitalo to the Fourth World Conference on Women, 1995

Statement by the Minister of Women and Children Affairs to the World Summit for Social Development, 1995

Weaving and repairing: the fabric of our communities (Annual report of The Global Fund for Woman, 1997-1998)

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