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Getting Ready For Growth


The Mziza Farming Club is getting into irrigation as early as possible this season. On Monday this week, we delivered farm inputs which the farmers accessed through a revolving fund for input loans. In order to access the loan, a farmer was required to participate in irrigation training and plant at least two season under […]

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Grass Mat Making at Mziza


Not just an outstanding lead farmer, our good friend Mr. Store is also an expert mat maker. We stumbled upon his craft before a meeting with the Mziza Farming Club.

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Composting round 2


Even as a club, making a heap of compost and manure like this is tiring, especially during nthawi ya njala (that is, time of hunger: the colloquial name for the months of January-March). Caloric intake is down, but so are traditional work loads; cultivation is finished, harvesting is pending, and there’s little to do on […]

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