Tag: RIPPLE Africa


Nov
World Toilet Day
On World Toilet Day meet Jessie, Theresa, Loveness, Alice and Florence who all attend Mazembe Primary School. Thanks to funding, girls now have access to a menstrual toilet, which has been built to provide them with a private space to use whilst on their periods and means they don’t...
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Sep
International Literacy Day
Today we celebrate International Literacy Day, which is an opportunity to highlight improvements in World literacy rates and reflect on the World’s remaining literacy challenges. Illiteracy is a problem throughout Africa and Malawi is no exception, where a lack of access to quality education, high student to teacher ratios,...
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Jun
The Return of Mpasa Fish to Nkhata Bay District
More exciting news has been received about the Ripple Africa community-led Fish for Tomorrow programme! This time it’s from member Sammy Kachikunje who wrote: “My name is Sammy Kachikunje and I work for Ripple Africa as Monitoring and Evaluation Officer. In the morning of Wednesday 19th June 2019, I...
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Jun
“Volunteer in Malawi and its beauty will take your breathe away”
Imagine that you have spent the day as a volunteer teacher working alongside teachers in a local school, assisting with lessons or helping with lesson planning. Or you may have assisted as a medical volunteer gaining valuable experience in the provision of medical treatment and care or supporting our...
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Jun
The Power of Therapy
Agnes is five years old. When she was referred to our Disability and Rehabilitation Project in early 2017, she couldn’t walk. By Christmas 2017 she took her first steps, eighteen months later, she’s running around and here she is showing off her skills! Her Mum and family are cheering...
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Jun
The return of the Chimwi fish to Lake Malawi
On 13th June 2019, a local fisherman, Clement Chirwa, brought a large fish that we had not seen before to sell to us at Ripple Africa at Mwaya Beach, Nkhata Bay District on the shores of Lake Malawi. The local name of the fish is Chimwi and others have...
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