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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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Elise’s Volunteer Story

Recent volunteer Elise Graham 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. My first glimpse of Mwaya after finishing … Continue reading

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School should be safe

This blog is written by RIPPLE Africa Project & Volunteer Coordinator, Nikki Luxford Going to school was fun. I used to love seeing my friends every day, going into class where the walls were filled with colourful drawings and information … 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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Life as volunteer coordinator

This blog is written by RIPPLE Africa Project & Volunteer Coordinator, Nikki Luxford Being Volunteer Coordinator at RIPPLE Africa is a fun, challenging and interesting job, one that I’m really enjoying. Whilst I’m in the UK my main role with … 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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