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Netball, after a fashion

2nd June 2018: You will know that we support 260 Girls in Secondary School. We send transport to bring as many as we can in to Saturday Classes on their Curriculum. Some come from up to thirty kilometres away and even before we pick them some may...

Pump Servicing

28th May 2018: The single biggest issue with water in Sub-Saharan Africa in the lack of maintenance, where pumps are installed and no one returns to see if its still functioning all day everyday. For the last month we have initiated a programme of phoning and by...

A Well Cover

26th May 2018: As part of our Pump Servicing programme we come across the odd unusual problem. Here someone tried to steal the well cover and broke it in the process. It's amazing how many issues we have as a result of theft, considering that all a community...

Planting Trees

Our big focus this year is joining a few more dots in our programme. We are working hard on planting 1 Million Trees. (#1millionTrees)...

Lusungu

22nd May 2018: This is Lusungu, one of our Girl Child Students who completed her MSCE last year and qualified for the prestigious University, Chancery College. But sadly as an orphan with no one in the world, she doesn't have fees. We have employed her since her...

New Blackboard

16th May 2018: Most Blackboards in Malawi are like this; plastered and painted black (with blackboard paint). This is Peter Zulu and he is very skilled in this area. He does most of our building work. There'll be more happy people on Saturday. What are interactive whiteboards anyway!!!!!...

Potting seeds

14th May 2018: Another stage of the tree planting process is transferring the tiny seedlings to tubes. These ladies are learning the procedure in the lands of the Bishop's residence. Our horticultural operation in Lusangazi is in imminent danger of being wiped out by a Presidential order. He has...

Ruth working at farm

13th May 2018: The last time we were leaving Malawi we stopped on our journey on the main road beside the farm. I was meeting Adamson, the leader on the farm. Then suddenly, into the conversation like a bolt of lightening, burst Ruth pleading for a job. She...

Forest Report from Msiro area in Dunduzu

19th April 2018: FROM: Prominence VENUE: Msiro Primary School PEOPLE PRESENT: The GVH Makhuwira, GVH Mzazi, VH Mateyo Muhanga, PTA chair of School, vice chair of Moyo wathu C.B.O and some community members. We were in Msiro Area in Dunduzu and we had a meeting at Msiro Primary School. We...

Welcome Home (Second Home)

16th April 2018: We left Dublin at 7.30 on the 12th. Arrived in lilongwe at 12.30 via Addis. Slept in Shalome for a few hours. Had a pizza in Mama Mia's with Br Donatus, Ronan and Conor. Back for the night and Br Michael drove us the 400 km...

A little break

5th April 2018: This may be a little downtime but the washing still has to be done. We appear not to have a clothesline or clothes pegs, but they will do what they do at home: on the bushes. Looks like they have been cleaning and mopping as...

Easter School, Tea and bead makes it Five Star

4th April 2018. The girls in our Girl Child Project have school holidays now, so we have an Easter School to help them out. Its not all hard work and the programme is very varied, providing for Fun, Food and Games amidst all the study. Our new sleeping...