Monthly Archives: September 2010

Ask a Malawian

It has been noted by a blog reader that I should make it possible for readers to send me out to interview someone on their behalf. So … I am here at your disposal, with my incredibly limited grasp of … Continue reading

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Our Office in Lilongwe

Last weekend we had an update & priority meeting of all the EWB Malawi staff. Not yet at our office when I snapped this shot were: • Jolly Ann Maulit who lives out of her backpack as she travels to … Continue reading

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Riot Reaction: Tear gas stings

Mayhem in Malawi … a little too sensational. The Battle for Balaka … catchy but still too grandiose. Taxi Tragedy Motivates Mob — yes, that best describes what I have to say. I don’t yet know the truth about what … Continue reading

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Blantyre & welcome SMS news

<div class="wp-caption alignnone" style="width: 650px" Car food I went to Blantyre today to get my visa extended. Mini-bus travel is fascinating, provided you don’t think about what would happen to 18 unseatbelted passengers in an accident. No chickens on this … Continue reading

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What is Possible

A blog entry by EWB colleague Owen Scott is very interesting and explains a lot about the approach Engineers Without Borders take for our work in Malawi and in other countries. As is often the case in any business (and … Continue reading

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PlayPump – Do the Math

In the photo and video you see a PlayPump that was installed about two weeks ago beside the school buildings in the background. It provides some fun amusement for kids and at the same time it draws clean water from … Continue reading

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