THE YEAR HAS BEGUN WITH JOY
It is so encouraging and gratifying to see these children happy. From the month of October, it is a lean period for food in most of the households in Malawi. Most village families eat one meal a day and they have to choose which time of the day they are to take this meal. This is such a predicament for children living with HIV & AIDS all meals are so important to them like any other person but even more for them because they cannot take their medications on an empty stomach. The lean months is the time when most of them stop taking medications and we see a lot of sicknesses and deaths. So far through the other months we have provided food parcels to children who are undernourished but this was so hard on our side because each of them needed this food. You can imagine making a choice among the
TAKING FARMING SERIOUS
Although I am one of those farmers who work by mouth, but this is the first ever that I have come close to a farm and feel and be part of it! I never knew in my life that one day I would be passionate about farming. Farming is something that has always been in the very far distance to me and had never liked it. Now I realise that it takes something to move you into something -if at all there is such a phrase. Yes, it has taken these children to move me into farming. At first I thought it would be a very small and casual thing but now as I am looking at it I see it is a bang. I love what I see!