Travel Malawi

CARPENTRY TOOLS LEAD TO PRODUCTIVE LIFE

Unemployment Over the Top Thondwe Carpentry and Joinery – Zomba, Malawi… While Malawi has reduced its birth rate from 7+ children per family to 5.5 the per cent of the population under 24 years of age stands at a whooping 67.02%. With a medium age of 16.5 years, the number of young people dependent on…

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HIGHWAY HORROR

Getting Home Before Dark Lilongwe, Malawi … While the people of impoverished Malawi own few cars there is an accident rate far out of proportion to its size. There are a number of factors, one of which is the careless disregard of many drivers for road safety and proper driving etiquette. Other factors also include…

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MALAWI ARTIST PAINTS SUCCESS

Kingsley Maigwa Opens A View of Malawi “Life is like a mirror; when you smile, it smiles back at you.” “No food for a lazy man.” “We have to work to achieve what we want in life.” These are some of the thoughtful sayings that led off an interview with Malawi artist Kingsley Maigwa in…

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ENTERING THE HOT ZONE

NDI MOYO – FRONTLINE IN THE FIGHT AGAINST AIDS Salima, Malawi … Leaving the pristine beauty, rolling waves, and tan colored beaches of Lake Malawi we follow the tarmac thread 11 kilometers to the historic trading center of Salima, slightly inland from the west coast of the Lake.   In the time of African slavery…

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DEPRIVED OF ELECTRICITY

Lilongwe, Malawi … The sign on the front of the Escom building read,   “Escom – Power All Day, Every Day”.   Now you may have already guessed it, Escom is the Power and Light corporation that serves all of Malawi, from the top to the bottom, and the most distant point in the west…

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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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RETIRED TEACHERS STILL TEACHING

 Establishing a Safe Place for Kids Senga Bay, Malawi … In spite of having three of their five children still in college, and with both of them retired from the teaching profession Wadson D. Sumani and his wife Judith have converted much of their Senga Bay residence to a safe haven, technical training, primary school…

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BUS DRIVER TO PILOT – HELP!

VERY BUSY AND CONFUSING You have not lived until you’ve passed through Addis Abba’s Bole International Airport at 7:30 on a busy Thursday morning. To give credit Ethiopian Airlines has accomplished an outstanding growth sprint in recent years, and it’s obviously much easier to fly in with another 300 new passengers than it is to…

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SEEKING THE LITTLE PEOPLE

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Our plans today are to see the drawings, or rock art created hundreds of years ago on the ceiling of caves in the Dedza area of Malawi. The people who completed the drawings were lost to history and we want to see what they left behind. We have not been able to find any maps…

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TRAVEL – MZUZU TO THE TANZANIA BORDER

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  Leaving Mzuzu and Traveling North Pulling out of Mzuzu, the capital city of northern Malawi, at 3 PM on the M1, our driver quickly drops the visor to shield his eyes from the afternoon sun. It is the African sun, and it appears to grow larger as it inches closer and closer toward the…

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