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Kamiraphete preschool

1st November 2018: This is Kamiraphete preschool, which has about 20 students and three carers. Magret, on the left, has come with her two assistants (interns who have completed their MSCE as part of the WfZ Girl Child Student project) to do a little training with the...

Christopher on the lathe

18th October 2018: This is Christopher adjusting one of our three lathes for making valves for our pumps. The plastic comes in two meter solid bars from Promat the manufacturer (in Malawi) and the team make all the parts to give us the complete pumps, of course...

Office Work

17th October 2018: From left are Angelina and Margaret who work in the gardens on Horticulture, and on the right is Magret, who manages our preschool projects, being taught by Prominence who manages Forestry and planting 1 million trees (#1millionTrees) Our way is that every employee should...

Enterprise

13th October 2018: Every now and then the opportunity arises to join up a few more dots as we call it. No strategic plans, just simple innovations. This opportunity arises as we welcome back Boyd who lived with his mother Joyce, an employee on the farm, and...

Police Victim Support Unit

12 August 2018: In recent times, Florence, head of our Girl Child Project has worked with the victim support unit on one case of adduction of two girls and in another where a girl had a forced early marriage. Both cased were successfully dealt with and the...

Prominence on Forestry

5th August 2018: This is Prominence who shares the leadership of the Forestry Project with Laston. They both go out to areas for training and promotion, but Prominence does the Spreadsheet and Database work as well. She also does the Database for pump installation. She qualified as a...

Training in Preschools

18th July 2018: After years assisting rural communities to set up and run pre-schools, the Ministry have finally come around to our way of thinking and invited Miriam and Margaret to do our training course for carers and management committees in eight schools, in Bala about...

Seedlings on the farm: #1millionTrees

26th June 2018: This is Joyce one of our longest serving employees on the farm. She came, looked for a job, we took her on and gave her a house to live in with her son Boyd. Ten years later she is still with us while we...

#1MillionTrees Continues

21st June 2018: This is the frightening vista of land without trees. This area is Kasungu about 270 Km from base in Mzuzu. We were invited here by Paul (on the left) to work with his Youth Group and we have already installed numerous pumps in the past...

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...

Buying Maize

18th June 2018: This is the start of the Maize selling season, so Florence is out trying to buy 60 sacks of maize for the Girl Child Project. The early sacks cost 4500 each but I think today's price may be 6,500. The feeling is that maize may...

Mother and Daughter

17th June 2018: She arrived one morning more or less left on our doorstep, lost but determined. Cecelia had no address to go to and no money. She had no phone and an incorrect phone number. Rose our leader in Malawi decided to take her in and became...