Posts by Richard Stephens

LOOK BEYOND THE LENS!

WHAT DO YOU SEE? Lilongwe, Malawi … When one watches the walls going up on the new Action for Progress distribution hub west of the capital what do they see? Blocks? Dirt? Mortar? Beams? Workmen in blue work uniforms? Yes, it is evident the casual observer will see these objects. But that is not the…

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UNDER FIVE MINUTES!

Lilongwe, Malawi … In the U.S., Dick Stephens has a document he needs to sent overseas. He walks to the next room, raises the lid on a 2018 model print/copy/scan HP printer, and lays the document in position. He lightly touches the word marked “scan”, and around the edges of the closed lid, He can…

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POLICE AND THE PILL CONTAINERS

Police College Hospital, Zomba, Malawi … Most supporters of the Malawi Project’s now ended pill container program will recall how this program ended on such a successful note, having received approximately 4,000,000 pill containers. The bulk of the containers are currently reaching the public through the over 600 government medical facilities in the nation. However,…

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QUESTION – IS IT SAFE TO TRAVEL IN MALAWI

Things to Consider Lonely Planet has referred to Malawi as, “one of the safest African countries for travelers, but you should still be reasonably cautious and employ common sense.” Having said this there are some safety precautions one should take when traveling the roads of Malawi. Walking or Driving When walking near the streets and…

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