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Introduction to a new area

23rd February 2018: A report from Miriam, Head of Preschools   [vc_column_text el_class="indent-message"] PEOPLE  PRESENT: Senior GVH Mkumbira, Kamwadi CBO members, Mbanase CBO,  Parents, caregivers, youths, and Wells for Zoë team leaders in Forestry, Water and Preschools. INTRODUCTION Mbanase CBO started in 1995 with the main aim to assist the people with HIV...

Communities driving their own development

It now seems like a lifetime ago since we took a crazy decision to try and do something about the state of clean water for the poorest, in Malawi, in 2005. We thought that maybe 50 pumps would relieve our shame at the attempts of the...

Ready for the roof

26th December 2017: This is Peter our builder taking down some shuttering to enable him to be ready for roofing as soon as possible. The two ground floor rooms are classrooms, while the upper floor is mainly for use as a respite for any of our girls...

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...

Mary and Miriam visit Msiki pre-school

This is Mary and Miriam after delivering a training session at Mskiki preschool. It was a hugely successful day. Below is the report I received from Miriam about the day: PHASE 2 WORKSHOP REPORT FROM: Miriam DATE: 22rd  November, 2017 VENUE: Msiki PEOPLE PRESENT: The representative of GVH Andrea Moyo,...

The End?

15th November 2017: Maybe the saddest Day? This is Adamson head of the farm in Lusangazi and he is looking at a dreaded beacon. Since the President announced in June last that his new airport would take much of our Sustainable/Conservation Organic farm, our fruit tree production and...

A new Building

6th October 2017: When people are up and running for a while and they find some land, make and build the bricks and put the timber on the roof, we pay for the iron sheets. Then they are on the on their way to development. The building will...

A long journey to explain ourselves?

28th September 2017: from Harisen and Christopher The picture shows from right: Christopher, Harisen and  Vitumbiku Today we left at 5.30am and drove the 250km North to Karonga  to attend District Council meeting invited by Lusubiro Community Based Organisation. The purpose of the visit was to introduce ourselves to...

Meeting District Development officials in Kasungu

18th September 2017: from Alfred: In the picture starting from left Mrs Zimba (S.M.E for Kasungu, Paul Shawa (Director Youth Malawi Act), Alfred Banda (Head of pumps and Lucy Chindipha (Deputy Director Youth Act Malawi. During our pump visit in Kasungu the first thing was to go to...

You can depend on Malawian women

29th August, 2017:   VENUE Tivwirane CBO at Chamalaza   PEOPLE PRESENT Tivwirane women’s group, preschool children and Wells for Zoë team: Miriam, Prominence and Catherine. The caregivers of Tivwirane came to our office to request about the workshop because their school started 2008 but they have never attended any training from...

New Project in Karonga, 250 Km North

21st August 2017 The pics show Miriam with a new pump user. Then Rose at the welcome and four of the five ambassadors: Laston on Forestry, Miriam on Preschools, Alfred on pumps and the BOSS Rose. Harisen took the picture.   REQUEST FOR PARTNERSHIP WITH YOUR ORGANISATION Following our...