Sewing Update 2016

January 22nd, 2017

Below is an excerpt from Nettie Graulich’s Annual Report on the MCV Sewing Project. By Nettie Graulich   What a great first week we had in Blantyre. Ayami forgave me for oversleeping that first day, after a 30 hour journey, but then we were off on a shopping spree for fabrics and supplies for our […]

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Sewing Update 2015

December 30th, 2015

Below is an excerpt from Nettie Graulich’s Annual Report on the MCV Sewing Project. By Nettie Graulich   My work in Malawi is an adventure every day and I never tire of it. The program started in 2002 is ongoing and has become a model for vocational training in the developing world. So here is a […]

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Nettie’s 2014 Sewing Project Report

January 11th, 2015

  Below is an excerpt from Nettie Graulich’s Annual Report on the MCV Sewing Project. At the Blantyre bus station we wait until the minibus is filled with passengers to take us on the 4 hour trip to Malawi Children’s Village (MCV). The bus station is like a walking shopping mall, vendors coming around selling all kinds of […]

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A Good Sign

December 17th, 2014

Missed the 2014 MCV Newsletter in the mail? Read it here on the blog.Below is a brief Sewing Program update. 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.  Ayami, the MCV Sewing Project Supervisor, reports that Nettie Graulich’s program […]

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Nettie’s 2013 Sewing Project Report

January 28th, 2014

The MCV sewing project had another successful year in 2013 with many inspiring stories.  Read all about it in Nettie’s 2013 report.  

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Sewing Program called best of its kind

June 4th, 2013

TEVETA (the Malawian government agency that evaluates vocational training programs and gives out certificates for the different skills levels) recently visited the MCV Sewing Program. They were so impressed with what they saw that they remarked, “This is the best training program of its kind in Malawi.” We are all very proud of the staff and students.  Read […]

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Sewing Project graduates enter the workforce

January 16th, 2012

Click on the image above to read Nettie’s 2011 Sewing Project Report.

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MCV Sewing Project Annual Report 2010

March 4th, 2011

Nettie’s 2010 Report on the MCV Sewing program is here.  Click on the image above to read about Nettie’s visit and the challenges and successes of trying to turn a profit in Malawi.  You can also read past reports here.

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