February 4, 2020

In the UK we head to Jewsons or Travis Perkins to collect our red bricks that can be chamfered and furrowed to perfection.  The clay material goes through a process of crushing, extrusion, pressing, chamber drying and furnace firing, then are packed and shipped to a bu...

October 1, 2019

What a joy to see the Horton CDSS opening. September 2019 has seen the start of the 4th secondary school across the two educational zones we work in. 

There are 1,200 secondary school places serving 16,500 children in 22 primary schools.

Only 15% of children in standard...

March 23, 2019

Cyclone Idai has swept through Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. 

It has affected over 2.6 Million people and killed hundreds and caused severe damage to homes, families and livelihoods in Malawi.  Since the 6 of March torrentia...

January 7, 2019

Just incase you ever end up living in the wild outback where mains water has failed to reach you, we thought it would be a really great opportunity to give a crash course in building a Malda borehole.

We installed a Malda water point (borehole) in Ntayamwana earlier in...

June 26, 2018

- Leo Buscaglia

Mpemba Library, the first library built has been in operation now for three years and the stories that have come out of the library are pretty special.  Nearly every child we have interviewed and spoken to has said how much the library has been a huge pa...

May 21, 2018

Esnat has been working with Fisherman’s Rest for 9 years.

Four years ago Esnat was instrumental in the start of Project My girl, sharing her experiences of what it was like to grow up as a girl in Malawi and talking about the support girls need and the trials they face....

February 9, 2018

Now, we don’t want to give away too many spoilers as this project isn’t yet completed but we can give you a little taster of what it is about and share some of the some experiences and fun we have had with the community carrying out various phases of the project.

The ai...

November 6, 2017

All to often in communities we hear that boreholes are broken and communities have been ripped off by mechanics who have charged them all they have for their services and then disappeared only for the community to find their borehole has broken down again the next day....

November 6, 2017

We harbour dreams of seeing a reforested Malawi, but that won’t happen unless the consumption of trees is reduced drastically.  The main resource for building in Malawi are burnt bricks.  These are clay bricks that are then fired in an oven using vast quantities of woo...

August 31, 2017

This year we have had the pleasure of several schools joining us.  Trinity School, Culford School and Sutton Grammar Schools have landed in Malawi with bump this year, rolled their sleeves up and got stuck straight into projects.

We always say we love schools heading ou...

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