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Boxing Day 2020

I have to report that the ‘farming cooperative’  gathered in a harvest for the first time, a bumper crop of maize during Christmas Eve and Christmas Day!   Absolutely fabulous, from planting to harvesting has been just 14 weeks,  there will be no hunger time for the villagers this…
gathering the harvest

Christmas Day 2020

Looking out of the window it’s a beautiful day if a little on the cold side, however, I sit here quite ‘toastie’ with my decaf tea and chocolate biscuits looking at photos from the village that arrived via Email  Boxing Day morning. What a roller coaster ride 2020…
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The Cooperative Farmers

Sitting enjoying a cup of coffee and a biscuit this morning, the warm sun blazing through the windows, my thoughts as often happens drift away to Africa and the village of Chithowa;    In my minds eye I see the people beavering away in the fields preparing the the…
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Our Sewing Bees

Chinthowa “Sewing Bees”   The great spy novelist John Le Carrè wrote a novel called ‘The Tailor of Panama’, later made into an excellent film starring Pierce Brosnan. We would like to take this opportunity to introduce you to ‘The Tailors of Chinthowa’!   Fortunately our tailors are far…
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Thank you Speedit Couriers

One of our helpers! Thank you Malkit Bhamra from ‘Speedit Couriers’ of Birmingham for helping us collect 2,000 books from Northampton. These books had been donated to our Charity for use in the planned Library at Chinthowa School. Malkit was able to go to Northampton for us while…
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