Jul
Proud to care for the trees
Hannock Mpata forest is located in Choma Hill and part of our Forest Conservation project area. Kenesi Singini is treasurer of this Forest Conservation Committee, a role she is proud to hold. Kenesi is 38 and married with three children. She said, “I am happy that we have a...
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Jul
Sweet potato farming supports a community
Locals living in Vwiyapo and Chipoyola villages in Malawi are just two communities benefiting from the introduction of orange-fleshed sweet potatoes. Three varieties were introduced and one farmer, Mary Phiri, said, “We have embraced the orange-fleshed sweet potato idea and we have seen with our own eyes how it...
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Jul
Mike loves Manchester United
Mike loves and is a huge Manchester United fan – the t-shirt is probably a give away! We first started working with Mike in 2012. Living with cerebral palsy, Mike relies on his wheelchair to be able to be part of village life. His family will push him down...
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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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