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WfZ trees at Bishop's

First Monday – Bishop’s

After relaxing the whole weekend, we experienced a Monday full of new sensations. Our plan was to shoot some aerial photos from all lands where Wells for Zoë is active and report everything we do during our stay in Malawi. First we visited the land of

Restoring Forest

22nd October 2018: This is a piece of land that we were given the use of at the end of last year by our local Bishop John Ryan, where we invite people to come and learn about trees and forestry. It shows people how to plant trees

Six month old trees

19th August 2018. As a trial this time last year we decided to plant some trees. So, having no secure land, we got permission and decided to plant on the lands at the house of our long time friend and former Professor of Mathematics in Mzuzu University,

Another area for Tree Planting: #1millionTrees

15th July 2018: This message came from Br Happy Patrick, a Jesuit Brother working with Mzuzu Diocese:     The Mzuzu Diocese is about a quarter the size of Ireland and has over 1000 churches and the same number of schools with about 700,000 parishioners. When we get the process

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

Potting seeds

14th May 2018: Another stage of the tree planting process is transferring the tiny seedlings to tubes. These ladies are learning the procedure in the lands of the Bishop's residence. Our horticultural operation in Lusangazi is in imminent danger of being wiped out by a Presidential order. He has

Forest Hut

21st March 2018: This is a new home for part of our Tree and Forestry operation. Because our own land is being acquired by the President for a new Airport, our friend, Bishop John Ryan, has offered us some of his lands to work on. This relationship will

Bishop’s Pump

16th March 2018: Rose Reported:     The picture shows Br Happy Patrick Mzumara, (a Jesuit Brother who works with the Bishop, who has invited us and given us lands where we have now sown thousands of trees, and fruit trees in expectation of losing our lands in Lusangazi

Forestry with Bishop John Ryan

22nd January 2018: This is the beginning of our partnership with the Catholic Bishop Of Mzuzu, John Ryan, a fellow Irishman with the intention of planting 2 million trees throughout his Diocese (which extends to about a quarter the size of the island of Ireland) by

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

Fr John Ryan

27th August 2016: This is the evevation of our dear friend Fr John Ryan, to become Bishop of Mzuzu Diocese. A member of the Kiltegan order, Fr John has spent almost forty years in Malawi and is head of the Mathematics Department, in the University of Mzuzu,

school in Chitipa

Not trying to Save the World

from a Lucan Newsletter article of 30th Nov 2014 We are just back from six weeks in our home away from home, which Malawi has become after nine years. The temperature drop and culture shock is still scary with all the talk of Christmas, shopping, parties,