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The chicken or the egg

Our relationship towards food in Malawi became a very serious matter. Probably because it was one of our only sources of home comforts while living with cold showers and a long drop toilet. 510 more words


After leaving Majete, Ian, Marion and I headed to Ntchisi.¬† We made an overnight stop in Lilongwe (the country’s Capital) on the way. Ntchisi is situated in the central region of Malawi. 416 more words

Fast Facts

Today I learned a lot of new stuff.

  1. In Malawi, we have no fetal monitoring. Instead, fetoscopes are used. Yup, the old fashioned fetoscope. The one that you just stick on the tummy and listen to heart rate with you ear.
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On the road we go - final day in Lilongwe

Tuesday, January 6

Today was our second full day in Lilongwe, Malawi. We started off our morning by heading to Lilongwe Nature Sanctuary. Here, we were given a fabulous tour of the sanctuary which has various types of animals: owls, alligators, primates, antelopes, lion, and serval cats. 943 more words

College Life

School feeding ... the status quo

As you all know feeding kids at school is important. We try to improve the already existing by providing fruit trees to schools.

Check what school feeding in Zambia under WPF (World Food Programme) looks like right now: nsima and cow peas. 63 more words


Penultimate Full Week of PST

This week has been, in short, pretty great.

Aside from feeling cautiously optimistic, digestive system-wise, our training sessions this week were focused on a topic that I find extremely interesting, I received a clutch package from home, and I decided that I might actually like (a certain type of) nsima. 1,021 more words

Winter in Malawi

Winter has officially arrived in Malawi. It is not as cold as winter in England however it was a bit of a shock compared with the nice hot weather last week. 673 more words