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updated August 2nd, 2017

 

 

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Back from Malawi


Two weeks of project work lie behind us and we are still somewhat exhausted. It is ...

 

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Back from Malawi


not only the long and tiresome flights, the more than 1,500 kilometres covered by car and the uncomfortable beds. It is also the intense work and the many experiences that are still on our minds.

For instance, it is very gratifying to see the inhabitants of Kwembe so happy about finally having a source of drinking water in their village. And we feel the deep gratitude of the girls having the opportunity to live and study in safety in our boarding school in Nkhomola. Then again we stand in disbelief in a school building where more than 500 pupils have to sit on the floor. Or we see women taking their 'drinking water' out of mud holes. Knowing that we are their only hope is not always easy to bear, not least because we are aware that we cannot provide immediate help to all of them.

 

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Teachers in Rumphi giving us a warm welcome