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Homeward bound

Homeward bound

We’re all set for the long journey home – just the shopping to do!  For tourists this means buying one or two gifts for loved ones:  for me, this is buying £600 worth of crafts and filling 3 suitcases!  These craft items will be on offer at […]

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Power to the people

Power to the people

It’s been strange this week to visit some very humble homes at Tapukwa and to realise that through the support of the Scottish Government, we have the means to bring significant change. Tapukwa is remote and difficult to access, especially during the rainy season but they have […]

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The future of Malawi

The future of Malawi

We have had a fantastic week at Nhkata Bay with 22 young entrepreneurs from the North of Malawi. It has been a genuine privilege to get to know these young people and to provide training in business planning, marketing, economies of scale, supply and demand theory and […]

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Arrival!

Arrival!

After arriving in Malawi on Thursday 02 November we drove north from Lilongwe to Mzuzu that evening.   First impressions were formed by the extremely warm welcome we received at the airport and then lots of activity at the roadside in the busy villages we passed. Then it […]

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The Grand Tour of Africa

The Grand Tour of Africa

Interesting adventure so far.  Following a broken windscreen on the aircraft, we had an unscheduled overnight in Amsterdam followed by flights to Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya and Mozambique – now hoping to get to Malawi for Thursday afternoon. The picture tells the story of yesterday’s aborted flight from […]

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Water of Life

Water of Life

Malawi Fruits are delighted to have secured a grant from the Scottish Government for an exciting project for the Tapukwa community in the Henga Valley. The Scottish Government Climate Justice Innovation Fund aims to bring lasting change to communities most affected by climate change and our “Water […]

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May update from Malawi Fruits:

We are delighted that Malawi Fruits is to receive a grant from the Scottish Government for our work Inspiring young farmers. For the next three years, we will work with young people in Northern Malawi to support them to get involved with modern farming methods rather than […]

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Vacancy -Project Manager, based in Nkata Bay, Malawi.

Job Title: Project Manager Reporting to:  Solar Maji Project Director (UK-based) Location:  Based in Nkata Bay, Malawi. Start Date:  Immediate Closing Date: 14th April 2017   Malawi Fruits is a Scottish Charity committed to working with partners in Malawi to establish and grow sustainable community businesses in the […]

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Latest Developments

In 2016 we have made big steps forward in our three part plan. On irrigation, we have conducted a comprehensive Feasibility Study focusing on 11 potential areas for irrigation. These cover a large area of land and 1050 farmers will benefit if we can irrigate the land. […]

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Efficient Fundraising

Efficient Fundraising

All the trustees at Malawi Fruits have a passion for our work here. We gladly give up our time (and sleep!) to make our projects as successful as possible. So when we do any fundraising we we make sure that as much of the funds raised as possible go […]

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