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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...

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...

Potting at the Centre

14th July 2018: Today, as all other Saturdays, is a learning day for the Girl Child Student project. Since we are now planting 100,000 trees there we feel it's important to teach every girl how to grow trees as it might be the best and most profitable...

Planting seeds in James Kaira village

12th July 2018: MSIKI FOREST REPORT From:   Prominence Venue: James Kaira village PURPOSE OF VISITING Gave them some more pine seeds and polythene tubes and checked progress. This day we were in Msiki Area at James Kaira V.H who is under G.V.H Kapandajuwa. This is the second time to visit this...

Potting Pine Seedlings

9th July 2018: This is action at the factory. We have hired-in day workers, as they are called, to help with filling the tubes with black (better quality) soil. The realisation among the Forestry people, Laston and Prominence, is that some people in a month or more might...

Progress Report: One Million

24th June 2018: The picture shows Musilo Moyowithu CBO, (close to the polluting CITY waste disposal) where they have started transplanting pine seedlings.   Prominence sent me this report: [vc_column_text el_class="indent-message"] Hie Boss, The following are the places and number of seeds distributed and  already sown Bishop: 4000 pine seeds and already...

New Dam

23rd June 2018: When the president announced that he was going to acquire our lands in Lusangazi for an Airport, the Bishop of Mzuzu Diocese, John Ryan came to our assistance immediately and offered us a place to plant our fruit trees. This year to date we...

50,000 trees

22nd June 2018: Laston and Prominence are in a new area after Laston travelled the 300 km plus, last night by bus. In other pics the Chief has his notebook writing excitedly about all the procedures. There looks to be a real buzz about the place.   Prominence writes: [vc_column_text el_class="indent-message"] Hi...

#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...