V-Tractors

FROM SEED TO MARKET

A meeting where Bob Bob Gabrielse explains the tires used in the mobility units his company produces

Lilongwe, Malawi … As the Malawi Project assists agricultural co-ops, churches and village communities, each step toward independence is difficult, time-consuming, and expensive. To plant ideas, wait for them to take root, then take the next step takes time. This is especially evident in the area of agriculture, where old patterns die hard, and new…

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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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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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HARVEST PROJECTIONS MIXED

Harvest Forecast Mixed

Thondwe, Malawi … Much of Malawi continues to suffer from famine, although there is a glimmer of hope for some areas in coming months. Wilson Tembo has submitted the following harvest and crop information for the Central and Southern regions, and Moster Kanyinji for the north.   Northern Region: For the northern region projections are…

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TRACTOR CULTIVATES SUCCESS

Malawi

Mzuzu, Malawi … Success is sometimes measured in inches, not miles, days, not years. Such realities can often be disheartening when development workers seek to promote improvements. One can easily understand why aid groups sometimes just give out commodities rather than devote time to coordinating with local groups. Development work inherently involves struggling against failures,…

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NAMINKANGO’S NEW FARMING AID

V-Tractor

The new V-Tractor which was donated to Namikango Mission by the Malawi Project in February of this year has already been making it’s mark. With 90 acres of land, 10 acres of which is farmland at Namikango, there is a great need for mobility and transportation of goods, not to mention taking care of the…

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DRIP SYSTEMS BRING SELF ESTEEM

Lilongwe, Malawi … Drip Irrigation systems are part of the Malawi Project’s ongoing effort to offset the effects of the current famine by helping the farming community get on its feet from the disasterous famine now affecting Malawi. These systems are one part of a three-pronged effort to help the Malawian’s get on their feet,…

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“WALK BEHIND” GOES TO JAIL

Zomba Central Prison, Malawi … Zomba Central Prison is the main prison in Malawi. It is located across the road from Zomba Central Hospital, and on the southwestern edge of the old Capital city of Zomba. The prison is home to over 2,000 inmates, including not only men, but also about 30 women and children…

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Hello, It’s The Prison Calling

Thondwe, Malawi …The lack of food tops the news headlines daily. Prices are skyrocketing, when, and if, it can be found. Efforts to get staple grain often ends in fruitless frustration. Women with small babies on their back stand in long lines at maize selling locations. They wait for hours, days and even in some…

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NAMIKANGO’S NEW FARMING AID

The new V-Tractor which was donated to Namikango Mission by the Malawi Project in February of this year has already been making it’s mark. With 90 acres of land, 10 acres of which is farmland at Namikango, there is a great need for mobility and transportation of goods, not to mention taking care of the…

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