Year: 2018


Nov
Royal approval for Force at the Tusk Awards
Congratulations to Force, Country Director for RIPPLE Africa, on being a 2018 finalist of the Tusk Awards for Conservation in Africa. The Tusk Conservation Awards celebrate extraordinary people, whose work and lives might otherwise go unnoticed outside their fields and Force has been selected in recognition of his work...
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Oct
Family Planning and Sexual Health Report
In Malawi the population is growing by one person every minute. In the 1950s the population of Malawi was about three million. Today it is more than 19 million; that’s a 500% increase. All of the projects with which Ripple Africa is involved in Malawi, whether it’s fish conservation,...
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Sep
Computer Laboratory Opens
We’re really excited to announce the opening of the new computer lab at Kapanda Secondary School in partnership with IT Schools Africa.  This incredible facility has been equipped with 60 desktop computers for students, one laptop for the teacher, a digital projector and a laser printer. Pretty impressive isn’t...
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Aug
A return to Malawi to carry out research on international nutrition
After spending the summer of 2017 with RIPPLE Africa, Jess returned to the UK to start an MSc in Human Nutrition. We welcomed Jess back when she wanted to carry out research for her dissertation project within the topic area of international nutrition/humanitarian work. Here’s Jess’s story. In my...
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Jul
Kade and Emma’s Volunteer Story
Teaching volunteers Kade and Emma have written a story about their time at Mwaya which is reproduced below. Stories written by other previous RIPPLE Africa volunteers can be found on the Volunteers’ Stories webpage. With incredibly limited volunteering experience behind us, it was a little bit daunting traveling halfway...
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Jun
Alistair and Doreen’s Volunteer Story
Medical volunteers Alistair and Doreen have written a story about their time at Mwaya which is reproduced below. Stories written by other previous RIPPLE Africa volunteers can be found on the Volunteers’ Stories webpage. In November 2018 myself and Alistair Watson arrived at Mwaya Beach to start 12 weeks...
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