Agriculture

SECOND JOSEPH PROJECT OPENS SITE

Crowd awaiting the official opening of the new St. Joseph grain storage site

Madisi, Malawi … With the opening ceremony for the 1stgrain storage warehouse and agricultural co-op less than a week old, the second ceremony took place in the central region. Joseph Project 2 was also ready for grain storage. The Joseph Projects are named after the Old Testament Biblical character Joseph, whom God led to prepare…

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FOCUS ON NORTHEAST COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION

Community

Nkhotakota, Malawi … Mdyankhanga Community Based Organization is located in the Northern part of the Nkhotakota lakeshore district of Malawi. Traditional Authority Kanyenda, is the tribal authority in the region. The CBO is an all-volunteer , community organization attempting to serve 13,540 people from 38 villages. Those in need include orphans, the elderly, the physically…

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V-TRACTOR LEADS TO FOOD SECURITY

Maize Field

In northern Malawi, near the southern edge of Mzuzu, the district capital, a group of church members from the Kajiti Church of Christ joined with members from several other churches to create farm clubs. It is their intent to fight hunger and improve their lives. Swadick Mbale poses in front of one of the corn…

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NORTHERN SITE CHOSEN FOR GRAIN STORAGE # 3

Grain Storage

Rumphi, Malawi … With the grain storage buildings of Joseph Projects 1 and 2 nearing completion, Dan Brewer, Treasurer for the Malawi Project, successfully obtained funding contributions for a 3rdProject. With the first two project sites in the central region, it was decided the 3rdwould be in northern Malawi. Sites for Joseph Projects are based…

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COMMUNITIES EMBARK ON IRRIGATION FARMING

Farming

Dowa is one of 38 districts in Malawi, covers an area of 3,041km2, and is located immediately north of the center of the nation. It is estimated to currently have a population of 700,000 people. The people live in small village areas and earn a living by cultivating small pieces of land for food and…

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HUNGER LOOMS AS DROUGHT DELAYS CROPS

The role of community warehouses in ending food insecurity By Wilson Isaac Tembo Malawi’s Constitution states that access to and utilization of nutritionally adequate and safe food in the right quantities is a right of each individual (Food Security policy, Ministry of Agriculture, 2006). This emphasizes the importance of food to every human being. However,…

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MDYANKHANDA ORPHAN CARE CENTER

The Place Where Guinea Find Food Dwangwa, Malawi … The word “mdyankhanda” means, “The place where the guinea finds food,” and for 173 orphans in villages north of the Dwangwa Trading Center this center is where the children find hope, food and a future. Not only does this Community Based Development Association spread its wings…

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INDIANA TEEN MAKES CLEAN WATER POSSIBLE

Linthipi, Malawi … Water must be available to sustain life, and this means where people are there is water. However, the fact that water is available does not mean it is clean water, nor does it mean there is an ample supply year around.   Malawi is the most densely populated nation in Africa, based…

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CHANDIWO ACCEPTS GRAIN BUILDING CHALLENGE

Village Churches Unite Under Joseph Project Chandiwo Village, Malawi … North of the Mponela Trading Center, and about 12 kilometers south of Madizi, thirteen churches have organized their members into a farm co-operative at Chandiwo Village. The intention is to participate in the Malawi Project’s Joseph Project, a program designed to bring joint community cooperation…

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CHECK OUT INFORMATION VIDEO

HELP US SPREAD THE WORD One of the easiest ways to support the Malawi Project is by word of mouth. Whether it is a word to your church group, giving information over a cup of coffee to a co-worker or school mate, or handing someone the new Malawi Project report on video (or referring them…

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