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Fertiliser for Kachere

A 50kg bag of chicken droppings is dipped in a drum full of water. The bag remains soaking in the water for 21 days. The bag is then removed. The remaining water has now formed into urea. This is mixed with 9 drums of water making liquid fertiliser and is ready to be applied to the maize and other crops.



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Chicken Manure

600 bags of chicken droppings were delivered to Kachere.

It will be used to make compost manure.

Many thanks to SAFE staff Timaleni Biswick and Ben Khoswe for enabling this to happen.

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Veronica Muthipo

This is Veronica Muthipo. She was sponsored through Mulunguzi Secondary School. She has now been selected to Mzuzu University and will be working towards a Bachelor of Education degree in languages.

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CBCC refurbishment

The Community Based Child-Care Centre at Nsungwi has been refurbished. I am so grateful to SAFE's staff who have been there on the ground to oversee the work.

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Martin Chikumba

Martin is at Zomba Catholic Secondary School. While the schools are in lockdown he is keeping busy reading and also helping his guardian in the fields.

He is so grateful for SAFE-UK's support. His relatives were enormously grateful for the soap donated to the gogos. They are practicing physical distancing that SAFE worker…

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Coronavirus in Malawi

The Gogos of Kachere CBO (Community Based Organisation) are sitting 1m apart listening to SAFE's Community Supervisor, Brenda Lisimba, relaying the important information about Covid-19. After this each Gogo received a box of 30 tablets of soap for handwashing.

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Nsungwi CBCC

In spite of COVID-19, there is much necessary maintenance work going on at Nsungwi Community Based Child Care Centre. The pavement above is being repaired and the old floor has been scrapped in one of the rooms. In addition the kitchen floor is undergoing rehabilitation work.

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COVID -19

The Children at Kapitikusya Community Based Child-Care Centre are queuing in line waiting to wash their hands before they have their mid-morning porridge. At the moment there are no reported cases of COVID-19 in Malawi.

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More maize needed

In the red bucket is the last bit of flour to make the porridge for the children at the CBCC's and in the white bag is the remaining maize which was bought by Kachere's Community Based Organisation. At last year's harvest the gogos were able to donate 6 bags of maize to the feeding programme which wasn't sufficient…

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