3 Weeks in.... February 12th 2013 This is going to be a long entry as I’ve been here 3 weeks now and haven’t written a single blog, but here goes….
I met up with Jo (the founder of Temwa) and Alex and Leona who are friends of hers at Heathrow on the 17th, and after a very long flight via Nairobi finally arrived in Malawi!
The first day was spent in Lilongwe which is the capital. Jo and Alex had a m ... read more
Africa » Malawi » Northern » Mzuzu Established in 1891, the British protectorate of Nyasaland became the independent nation of Malawi in 1964. After three decades of one-party rule under President Hastings Kamuzu BANDA the country held multiparty elections in 1994, under a provisional... ... read more
On 17th January I'm off to Malawi for 6 months to volunteer as an accountant with Temwa. Temwa's objective is to help build a sustainable future for the people of Malawi through community-based projects in health education, sustainable agriculture & forestry, schools support and skills training, you can read more about them here: www.temwa.org. The placement was set up through Accounting for International Development (www.afid.org.uk) who work to build the financial management capacity and long-term sustainability of charities and non-profit community organisations across the world by linking ... full info