Category Archives: RIPPLE Africa News

Volunteers helping volunteers

Former medical volunteers support Malawian volunteer nurse, Winnie who has become a valuable member of the Kachere Health Centre team. Kachere Health Centre offers medical care to a large catchment of around 26,000 people and they’re pretty much always busy. … Continue reading

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International Day of Forests

Today is International Day of Forests, a day to celebrate and raise awareness of the importance of forests. The theme for 2019 is ‘Forests and Education’ and we believe education is key in all our projects. In Malawi, Africa, deforestation … Continue reading

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Creating the Next Generation of Readers

The RIPPLE Africa Community Library at Mwaya continues to provide local people with a brilliant selection of books including novels, local language books and textbooks. Head librarian Barton and his assistants John and Vitu had a busy 2018. 3,088 borrowers … Continue reading

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Sustained funding from Dining for Women

We are absolutely thrilled to have been selected as a Dining for Women sustained grantee! This $75,000 award over three years will enable us to provide 5,743 fuel efficient cookstoves to families residing in the Nkhotakota and Mzimba Districts of … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Sibongile’s Volunteer Story

Volunteer Occupational Therapist Sibongile 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. Going to volunteer in Malawi, Africa with … Continue reading

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Emma’s Volunteer Story

Volunteer teacher Emma 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. Teacher Training, Adult Literacy, Single Tasking and Community … Continue reading

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