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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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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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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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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Mosquito net fishing

This blog is written by RIPPLE Africa Project & Volunteer Coordinator, Nikki Luxford Mosquito nets are an amazing piece of equipment but only if used correctly. Recently 9 million mosquito nets have been distributed around Malawi with the aim of … Continue reading

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RIPPLE Africa is making magic happen in Lake Malawi!

Many of you know that one of our most important environmental projects is Fish for Tomorrow – a community led fish conservation project, which is proving extremely successful in the parts of Nkhata Bay District where it operates so far. … Continue reading

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Jethro’s University Graduation and his “Proudest Mum in the World”

Yesterday we received this wonderful letter from Jethro following his University Graduation Ceremony which he attended with his proud family. Jethro was part of our education scholarship programme. Hello. So on Wednesday I joined the group of the learned, as … Continue reading

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