Jul
Family Planning and Sexual Health Project Report 2019
Today is World Population Day and this year the theme is looking at safeguarding the health and rights of women and girls especially during Covid-19. Our Family Planning and Sexual Health project in Malawi encompasses this and over the past two years we have been piloting this project in...
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Jul
Glory and Chimwemwe can help offset your carbon footprint
Glory Nyirenda and Chimwemwe Gondwe are both in their early 30s but it isn’t this that they have in common, it’s their love of their fuel-efficient cookstove. Glory said, “I can never go back to using the traditional three stone fire again because my Changu Changu Moto cookstove saves...
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Jul
Involving the family in tree planting
These smiling youngsters are 50-year-old Robert Kamanga’s children and nephews. He decided to involve the family in helping plant and care for the trees. Robert was keen to plant trees so that he can earn an income in the future. When his first woodlot matures he will be able...
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Jul
Bigger fish, better income
Yusufu Binali is a 66-year-old Malawian fisherman whose fishing career started in 1971. He is married and has five children and following the introduction of our Fish for Tomorrow project, is looking forward to a brighter future for his children. In recent years Yusufu had turned to using illegal...
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Jul
Beehives to protect the trees
Meet Maston. Joining the Mwaya tree nursery team in December 2019 as a Fruit Tree Co-ordinator, he also has the role of bee keeper. One of his first suggestions was to hang bee hives in local forests to protect the trees from being cut down. He said, “People are...
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Jul
Sweet potatoes for children’s health
Falles Nkhata and Ellen Chiumia are two of our pre-school teachers. Falles joined the team as a volunteer in 2006 before being employed a year later and Ellen joined the team in 2010. They  grow, harvest and cook the sweet potatoes as they understand the importance of sweet potatoes...
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