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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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Mziza Farmers Ready to Go


Mziza farmers are now fully prepared for the rains to fall. Each club member has been given enough seeds and fertilizer to plant 1 acre of maize. This acre will supply enough grain for their families for the entire year. They will use the surplus maize to pay for their inputs and save until the […]

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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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