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Bikers to our aid

3rd August 2016 People regularly ask us how do we manage to fund all we do in Malawi and my answer is how much time do you have, because our funding comes form an amazing array of supporters all over the world, who make such an

59th Wedding Anniversary. Wow!

28th July 2016: This was the village of Msofi in the Kazando area The well depth is 3.7 meters with 1.4 meters of water. The distance from the farthest household will be 500 meters, for the 127 people served, who were using an open pond. Preschool and  primary school

Celebrating with clean water: A Jubilee Well

26th July 2016: Jubilee Well   Br Michael Newman is a Brother of St John of God currently working in the Hospitaller mission in Malawi. This year – he celebrated with his Brothers – a significant milestone in his religious life – namely 50 years as a Brother of

A wedding Present

26th July 2016: Pat and Bryan – Wedding Day Gift. Pat and Bryan in their mid 60s – got married on April 2nd 2016 in Teeside in the North East of England. Family and friends gathered to celebrate – and after going to St Patrick’s Church – the

Tino and our 36th trip to Malawi

9th November 2015: We head off to Malawi on Friday November 13th for another three weeks. This will be my 36th visit, Mary missed the last one because of this little man, who then couldn't wait to be born before I returned. Mary was packing her bag and

Knitted blanket donations from Cavan

Knitted blanket donations from Cavan

27th September 2015: These blanket squares was knit by a 92 year old woman, with Alsheimers, in County Cavan and brought to us by Liam Stewart. The plan for the evening, from 4 to 5 pm, was to present a blanket to an old Gogo with Br

Rodgers, a small miracle

Rodgers, a small miracle

1st Sept 2015: The picture shows Mama Ethel on the left with Rodgers, a friend and Rose our executive secretary. Eight years ago Mary found Rodgers, living and eating with the dogs in his village. He was on unable to walk and crawling around -both physically and

Special Girl

28th July 2015: This evening Bronagh and her dad Jim called to Lucan to greet Br Michael Newman, Prior of the SJOG House where we stay when we are in Malawi. He is visiting for a few days. On March 17th last Br Michael watched over the

Award from Lucan Lions Club

20th June 2015: Our local lions most generously gave Wells for Zoë an award for its humanitarian work and a cheque for 1000 Euro to help us out. The award is a little humbling considering all the amazing work being done in service to the community. The cheque

De La Salle Boys National School in Ballyfermot

Best School

19th May 2015: Back again in De La Salle Boys National School in Ballyfermot, to a superstar welcome, attentive audience and a massive cheque. Yes they followed-up on their Walk for Water on World Water Day with a huge collection of sponsorship Here is Mary and the boys

Sorting clothes

26th April 2015: This time the group brought ten 23 kg bags of luggage, mostly clothes. A quarter of a ton of clothes is a lot of organising. Set out in piles of baby, 1 year old, 2 year old, boys and girls. Then the adult stuff A long tiring