Mulanje is my favorite place in Malawi. I recently hiked up 1300m to the plateau and took a picture from the exact place where I had been 7 months prior. 224 more words
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Outside Queen Elizabeth Hospital, we walk along the side of the road toward a collection of minibuses parked outside the Red Cross stop.
Elizabeth, my field worker, exchanges a few words in Chichewa with the mini-bus attendants, and we quickly shuffle into the minibus designated South on the M1 towards Manasi. 1,051 more words
There are thousands of acres of tea estates in Southern and Eastern Malawi, 50 and 120 km away from where we live in Blantyre. As we travel South even 30 minutes, I can see the drastic transformation in the landscape from dirt and dead brown grass to densely clustered, verdant tea bushes. 610 more words
This first full week at work has been one where many administrative tasks had to be done before my study could be officially initiated. At MLW (Malawi-Liverpool-Welcome Trust), this translates into a lot of one-on-one sit down meetings with the departments for orientation and acquiring a physical signature on a sheet of paper. 512 more words