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Another Club

28th July 2018: Prominence was here today encouraging people to get on with and finalise the transplanting of pines. They have 5370 potted and have another 1000 to go. They will also add some Eucalyptus and Acacia which may bring their number to 10,000 A huge achievement and all...

2 Year old Pines

26th July 2018: This is part of a small forest of 5000 trees sown by Golden Chirwa and his two sons two years ago. Very few failures and well managed. This year he is the leader and an inspiration to over 30 groups setting 1 million trees...

Grafted Mango

25th July 2018: Part of what we do on the farm is the production of improved variety fruit trees. These are Mango. The seeds (about 20,000) of native mango were collected and planted-out at the end of last year. Later they were potted and put into the...

Mphompha Forestry Project under WfZ

22nd July 2018: This is Golden Chirwa, one of the most amazing people I have ever met, examining the work of one of the groups he has set up with the ail of planting an enormous Forest. These seedlings belong to one of the more than 30...

Another area for Tree Planting: #1millionTrees

15th July 2018: This message came from Br Happy Patrick, a Jesuit Brother working with Mzuzu Diocese:   [vc_column_text el_class="indent-message"] Dear John and Mary I hope you are fine. Just an update. We had a beautiful training conducted by Wells for Zoë. Laston was excellent. The participants were very grateful with your way of...

Planting a million trees

20th June 2018 They call it Mphompha Forest tree planting Programme under Wells for Zoë. On the right distributing seeds and potting tubes in a unique man Golden Mlowoka Chirwa, who is the father of Adamson, apple tree expert and leader on our farms in Lusangazi. This is...

Corn

11th June 2018: At this time of year the maize has ripened and dried in most areas. Here are Angelina and Maggie shelling the corn cobs to produce maize seeds These will later be shelled and ground to a fine flour which is the main staple diet for...

Counting tree seeds

Our plan this year is to plant 1 million pine trees for forestry regeneration, Eucalyptus for poles for a quick return for the poorest and then some firewood trees, fruit trees and nitrogen fixing trees as well. Our big first task was to locate the pines...

Tree Seeds

5th June 2018: Here are Angelina and Maggie drying and selecting pine seeds in our little greenhouse at the Centre for Learning. Our plan is to have 1 million trees growing next season. It's a pretty enormous task considering that with most of the forests cut down,...

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)...

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...

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...