Year: 2017


Nov
World Fisheries Day
World Fisheries Day is celebrated on 21 November around the world, highlighting the importance of fishing for food, income and pleasure. A recent United Nations study reported that more than two-thirds of the world’s fisheries have been overfished or are fully harvested and more than one third are in...
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Feb
Natasha’s Volunteer Story
Recent volunteer Natasha Mladek has written a story about her time at Mwaya which is reproduced below. Stories written by other previous RIPPLE Africa volunteers can be found on the Volunteers’ Stories webpage. Mladek in Malawi Well what can I say, the past few months have been eye opening,...
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Nov
Physiotherapist Melissa’s Volunteer Story
Recent volunteer physiotherapist Melissa Loubser has written a story about her time at Mwaya which is reproduced below. Stories written by other previous RIPPLE Africa volunteers can be found on the Volunteers’ Stories webpage. The world, and especially Malawi, is full of NGO’s and charities – some get it...
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Nov
A Visit to RIPPLE Africa
Nkhata Bay, Malawi 21st-26th September 2017 This was my first visit to Malawi and RIPPLE Africa (RA). During a two and a half hour drive north from Lilongwe paralleling part of the western shoreline of Lake Malawi, which is 560km long and 75km wide at its widest point, with...
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May
The RIPPLE Rockets did it!
The RIPPLE Rockets Challenge – Land’s End to John O’Groats Their dream has become a reality. They’ve completed the ultimate cycling challenge and pedalled the furthest possible distance across the full length of the British mainland from bottom left to top right. They made it to the finish line!...
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Nov
Sophie’s Volunteer Story
Recent volunteer midwife Sophie Nancarrow has written a story about her time at Mwaya which is reproduced below. Stories written by other previous RIPPLE Africa volunteers can be found on the Volunteers’ Stories webpage. Arriving in Malawi mid-February this year as a registered nurse and newly qualified registered midwife...
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