Njala Update

December 7th, 2016

Missed the 2016 MCV Newsletter in the mail? Read it here on the blog.  See more articles from this year’s newsletter here.  Hunger strikes almost every year in Malawi. When it comes it is known as the njala season. (Njala means hunger in Chichewa.) As reported last year, the devastating floods of 2015 wiped out […]

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The Quick and the Slow

December 6th, 2015

Missed the 2015 MCV Newsletter in the mail? Read it here on the blog. We’ll be sharing other articles from the newsletter on the blog in the coming weeks. Find more newsletter articles here.  For Malawians, catastrophes are often just around the corner.  They come quickly, a child that dies overnight from Malaria, or they […]

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The Flood and the Rains

June 24th, 2015

Devastation from the floods and the rains this past February can be seen and felt all over the country.  In Mangochi it rained for 18 days. Then stopped, never to return for this year. Many crops have been ruined, and maize prices are now far above average.  The winds blew the rain into the sides of […]

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A New Reality

June 7th, 2015

It is the new Airbus 300 series 600, fourteen hours in air, direct from New York to Johannesburg (Joburg) just in time to change planes at OR Tambo Intentional for the two our hop to Lilongwe. If feels quite familiar.  We first landed here in October of 1964. As always you enter a new reality. […]

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A Farm Festival

December 3rd, 2014

Missed the 2014 MCV Newsletter in the mail? Read it here on the blog. Below is a brief update from MCV’s Irrigation efforts. You can find other stories from the newsletter on our blog here or access the complete newsletter in PDF  form on our print media page. Seneca Falls and Clifton Springs Rotary Clubs […]

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