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Dreaming with others

21st April 2017: Alfred sent me the following WhatsApp yesterday:   [vc_column_text el_class="indent-message"] I would like also to inform you, Boss, that yesterday we had some women from Ng'onga women federation, all the way from Rumphi. They empower rural women in businesses, farming and many things. There visit was...

They asked, we responded

12th April 2017: Water has always been a problem in this village of 141 families. Many organisations have promised but none returned. They are so happy with our quick response.   Details District:  Mzimba Area:  Kalweya Village:  Enjwalve Distance from factory: 133 km Depth of well:  6.7 meters Former water source:  open pond Furthest from well: ...

Slavery over

11th April 2017: The have so many challenges in this village but water was the biggest in that women and girls were walking up to 8km to collect contaminated water, from a dry river and an open well. Now they are freed from this slavery.   Details District:  Mzimba Area: ...

“Wells for Zoe should stay forever”

10th April 2017: The Chief in his address wants Wells for Zoë to remain forever while expressing his gratitude for the first pump, ever, in his village. Everyone is so happy and thankful to God and Wells for Zoë   Details District:  Mzimba Area:  Kalweya Village:  Zambalale Distance from factory: 128 km Depth of...

Changing lives forever

9th April 2017: These people and the whole village are so happy and thankful for their new pump because for years hey shared the pond where they got their water with their animals. "Now their lives will change forever and they will all be healthy", says the...

First Pump, ever, in this area

It is hard to imagine in our 21st Century, globalised World that some of the poorest still have no access to clean water, but today these 104 very happy families. There has been a big water problem in the area. People were using same dirty  water ...

Managing Orchards

28th March 2017: Here in Malawi I have found it difficult at times to get employees to accept responsibility, stick to their task, take an interest and succeed. On this visit I have selected these two ladies, Brenda and Irene to take on the task of managing...

Pump for a village and a school

27th March 2017: The village and the school had a lot of problems on  how to get water for cooking and drinking. Children had to carry water from home in small bottles for drinking. Women had to walk 4 kilometres to get water. Now since W4Z has installed...

Significant birthday for Jacquie

26th March 2017: This is Jacquie at her birthday in Chimiliro with Vincent's mother, obviously having great fun, on the dance floor. We all had a great night with music, wonderful food and craic. All the neighbours and friends were there and ye all missed it....

The Heavy Hitters

25th March 2017: This may look like a chat in the shade, but far from it, it's really serious business. It shows Mary on the left with Miriam, head of preschools and Florence, head of the girl child project and our community liaison person, with Senior Group...

Moira’s Well

24th March 2017: This well is sponsored by a 92 year old Lady in the UK. She heard about our wells from Br Michael, the prior of the St. John of God Community in Mzuzu Her most generous gift has made so many villagers happy today, as their...

Beating Cholera every day

23rd March 2017: In October last we took on this new area, Rhumpi, in Malawi’s Northern Region after outbreaks of cholera had taken many lives earlier in the year. This is the area of the Tumbuka people, who have tried for years, they say, to get...