Njereza Village Profile

October 20th, 2013

Njereza Village is located further from the shore of Lake Malawi than many of the other villages in the MCV catchment area.  It is 12 kilometers from the road, over near the hills.  Instead of crops being damaged by hippos coming out of the water, here the crops have been damaged by elephants from the […]

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Village Based Orphan Care

October 13th, 2013

Rural Mangochi District, along the southern shores of Lake Malawi, is composed of villages engaged primarily in subsistence farming and fishing. Village populations are family based to a large extent.  Up until the mid 1990’s any child who lost parents was taken in by extended family, thereby making the concept of “orphan” somewhat rare.  But […]

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Mauni Teacher Housing Completed

October 6th, 2013

  Chugach Optional School in Anchorage, Alaska has raised enough money to build a teacher’s house for Mauni Primary staff. The school is a looooong walk from the road.  Even for teachers that have a bike the mud can make the trip nearly impossible at times during the rainy season. In the picture above Boniface, […]

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