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Planning meeting for a new Forestry Project

3rd July 2017: This is my 40th visit to Malawi with Mary trailing a little at 38. Now the trip is a little easier as we fly from Dublin to Addis and then overland to Lilongwe. When 3 planes arrive together and most arriving passengers have to...

Preschool Education

23rd June 2017: If primary schooling does not begin until you are six, it's too late and you have no hope. A little extreme, but a lot of truth! Florence, Benedicto, Miriam, Harisen and Blessings Ngwira (Social welfare officer) had a meeting at Lusangazi.   from Miriam Social welfare has...

Forestry and other Stuff

20th June 2017: When we decided to assist some poor remote people in Malawi way back in 2005, we decided to have no strategic plans or developed world notions, instead relying on the fact that poor people have their own ideas and maybe dreams of what...

Visit to Masinja village, Mwase in Kasungu

16th May 2017 Harisen writes: This was organized by the Youth Act Malawi, a youth organization which has had a big impact on a huge part of Kasungu in areas of youth awareness on HIV, Sending the girl back to school, encouraging youth to take part in...

A great beginning

11th May 2017: It may not look like much, but for a community forgotten by the Government, the NGO's and maybe the world, this is a wonderful beginning, bringing children to school at three and then hoping they can move the Primary school at the old...

Poor and hopeless?

10th May: Miriam and Alfred went to Nkhatabay with LISAP Organisation.   AT CHANGANTOLE: This area has a big problem of water and preschool, they need 62 pumps at 12 villages. And they have 6 preschools so they need training for caregivers and they need a help with iron sheet...

The Roadshow

23rd April 2017: After two years of semi drought in Malawi, more and more areas are looking for our assistance with pumps If an area asks we bring our sample, model pump to show people how simple it is and how easily maintained it is. We teach them...

Dreaming with others

21st April 2017: Alfred sent me the following WhatsApp yesterday: 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 to...

Easter School

19th April 2017: Our thoughts on doing what we do is to stretch every possibility out of the tiny funding we have. This is not a complaint, its just a fact, because we have the most amazing donors anyone could imagine, but no Government or Corporate...

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...

Meeting Communities and planning 400 new wells

17th February 2017: We had two teams on the road today. The picture shows Florence with a group of parents and girls looking at schools attendance and results. This schools is the CDSS (Community Day Secondary School) Enzeni, where we support 20 girls. It is about 30...

A new area for pumps

12th February 2107: Harisen is seen here checking the water level in a newly dug well in Mzimba, where he and Jacquie had come to pass wells fit for installations Storm clouds in the background match the worried faces. Looks like they will have to dig deeper. Hoping for...