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Girls in long dresses!

7th February 2018: Closing the Charity Shop has given us an opportunity to help some local communities. Most ball dresses we have got over the six years appear to have been a one night affair, but it looks like these dresses will get another chance.   Johanna on...

Cassava

27th January 2008; These are some of the 258 girls we support in Secondary school. As part of our Saturday and week-end classed we introduce them to new methods of food production in our gardens around our Centre for Learning. Malawians are totally focused on Maize for their...

Glazing

23rd January 2018: Getting closer to completion of our two new classrooms and what we might call our refuge for girls upstairs. Glass in, Blackboards plastered and concrete floors complete today....

Forestry with Bishop John Ryan

22nd January 2018: This is the beginning of our partnership with the Catholic Bishop Of Mzuzu, John Ryan, a fellow Irishman with the intention of planting 2 million trees throughout his Diocese (which extends to about a quarter the size of the island of Ireland) by...

Florence (Head of our Girl Child Project) Reports

18th January 2018: This is Florence in the office with some uniforms for the girls. The following is a report on some of what she manages:   [vc_column_text el_class="indent-message"] WEEKLY REPORT 18th JANUARY 2018   Hi Boss, Am here to update you how things are going on  here,  on 13th January last week Saturday...

Maize crop

17th January 2018: Maize is the staple food in Malawi. Success of the crop decides on the level of starvation poor people will endure. It is hard to imagine that this is a crop of local maize with no artificial fertilizer or pesticides. Malawi land we see is...

Secondary School visit

10th January 2018: Another report from Florence, Head of the Girl Child Project:   [vc_column_text el_class="indent-message"] Hi Boss, My report from Enyezin Secondary School; Travelled: Harisen, Angelina and myself. It was a good trip and successful. The girls and the Teachers were so happy to see us and so thankful  for all...

Forestry Project Beginnings

7th January 2018: This is Laston at the back with his forestry team. Their task in the next to months is to plant three hectares of pine trees and about two hectares of Eucalyptus. We have already grown the seedlings which are ready for planting. Here we have been...

Mexican Midget Tomato

5th January 2018. At the moment we are researching 8 varieties of tomato at our little college of Horticulture at the factory garden. All the 255 girls we support in Secondary school get a chance to see and taste them as well as how to grow them. Besides...

Some of the 255 Girls we Support

5th January 2018: These are some of the 255 girls we enable to take up their places in Secondary School. We have nine qualified teachers who give classes at weekends and during holidays. These girls come form the poorest families imaginable. You might ask how poor? What if I tell...

Christmas Letter 2017

We are now in our 13th year in Malawi and still making a little contribution, thanks to the support we get from caring people everywhere.  Every year has shown a few new dots joined, even though our spend stays about the same per year, but...

New Classrooms and Girls Hostel

8th December 2017: The Picture is 2 new classrooms with a Girls Hostel above. In 2015, after ten years in Malawi, we made a big decision to somehow enable girls to take up their places in Government Secondary Schools.  So, we wrote to Schools within a 30...