Posts by Richard Stephens

RACE TO THE FINISH

Indianapolis, Indiana … With the last day of June safely in the rear-view mirror, the construction of the Distribution Center in Malawi moves into its final month. With it looms the final two payments for the construction. By the end of July, the building is projected to be completed, and the final contract payments will…

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TWO TRAILERS APPROACHING SITE

Lilongwe, Malawi … Two 40-foot shipping containers are approaching their destination in Malawi and are expected to arrive in the next few days. Both are expected to reach the new Action for Progress warehouse west of Lilongwe shortly before it’s completion. While this will create some storage and logistical problems, pre-planning already has been taken…

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FOUNDATION SOLIDLY IN PLACE, WALLS NEXT

Lilongwe, Malawi … Wilson Tembo, Executive Director of Action for Progress reports the foundation for the new distribution center has now been completed. Steel beams and block walls begin going in the next few days. The center will serve as a distribution and work site for nationwide operations to assist the people of Malawi in…

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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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