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Getting Ready For Growth

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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

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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

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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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