Mtendere means peace. This song is inspired by the Malawian national anthem where we pray for peace.
Marlyn is a female artist from Malawi. She is works for Music Crossroads Malawi. She is also a music teacher and a director of the MCM choir. The choir featured on her album titled 'Sankha Moyo' which means choose life. The album features a song also called 'Sankha Moyo'. The track encourages people not to give up despite the challenges.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx