Africa Windmill Project Blog

The Grass is Always Greener!

This is even true for some Malawians, but they do not accept that for long.  Chigonthi District borders Ngwangwa District in Malawi, Africa. The border between the two areas follows a river and Chigonthi farmers could see a big change last year in the amount of irrigation happening on the opposite bank. Several villages sent farmers […]

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Irrigation & Harvest

Farmers finish harvesting their rainy season crops in late May or early June. Irrigation typically ramps up as the farmers’ time becomes more available. We have several projects that are in full swing now. Ngwangwa Irrigation Project Farmers have planted maize to practice new irrigation and crop husbandry skills. This project will provide supplemental food […]

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This is the water source for Chemba village which has about 5,900 people living in the area.  The walk to water is approximately 1 to 2 ½ kilometers (5/8 of a mile is 1 km) depending on the location of the home.  The amount of time to walk to the water, stand in line, get […]

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