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Windmill go!

Second generation windmill at Mziza Demo Garden. We installed the windmill last week, letting it run over the weekend to check for any kinks. We hooked on the pumping rod today and a makeshift pump to see if we could get water into the tank. We did get water all the way to the tank, […]

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Pedal pump

This is what our new pedal pumps look like. We incorporated more bicycle spare parts and the frame is all galvanized steel. It can be made by a bicycle repairman with off-the-shelf hardware.

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Likuni Irrigation underway!

On Friday we began the irrigation training process at NAPHAM’s new site at Likuni in Lilongwe. The irrigation club was well prepared for us, having dug a new well and cleared the first section of their field. First, we went through the initial set up of the pump, a maintenance overview, and how to use […]

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