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New Irrigation Sites with NAPHAM

The National Association for People living with HIV and AIDS in Malawi (NAPHAM) is an organization established in Malawi to look into the needs of people affected by Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). NAPHAM engage in advocacy campaigns, testing and counseling, education, and livelihood development. With over 1,000 support groups […]

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In View

An irrigation chain: approx. 2,000 maize plants, 500 bean plants The demo garden pumps: A view of most of the demo: Water flow at the demo: (onions at 2 months) Flow at the corner: Watering onions, with mulch: Onion nursery near the demo, belongs to one of the Mziza club members:

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Katsumwa Irrigation: Up and Running

Irrigation is underway at Katsumwa Village, Lilongwe. There are five irrigation farmers using this system and 15 additional farmers participating in the training course, to eventually start their own irrigated gardens. Up to three acres of irrigable land sits within range of the water tank. For a start the farmers have cultivated about half and […]

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