08 March 2018. Ngwazi Zachikazi (female champion/hero), a music video produced by UNESCO as part of the European Union funded STEP (Skills and Technical Education Programme) project in Malawi, has won the European Union Development Cooperation (DEVCO) EUROPEAID Communication Award. This prize is given to the best communication activity of an EU-funded project.
As part of the International Women’s Day celebrations in 2017, STEP launched the song in Malawi. Composed by Robert Chiwamba, a well-known poet and by Sangie, an award-winning musical artist, Ngwazi Zachikazi ranked number one for eight weeks in March and April of 2017 and ended up the number five song of the year in Malawi in 2017.