Carpentry Skills Make Positive Impact On Jimu Msukwa
Jimu Msukwa at his carpentry shop early this year making final touches on his products

Carpentry Skills Make Positive Impact On Jimu Msukwa

By Gibson Ngwira Jimu Msukwa hails from John 1 Village in Group Village Headman Mwenechipwela, Traditional Authority Mwenemisuku in Chitipa District where he was born and raised. Jimu lost his…

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Development Desk Promotes Conservation Agriculture in Traditional Authority Mwalweni
Group photos during the field day at Kasonkhwe

Development Desk Promotes Conservation Agriculture in Traditional Authority Mwalweni

By Harold Mwale Effects of climate change and environmental degradation have not spared the area of Traditional Authority Mwalweni which is under Saint Francis De Sales Parish of Karonga Diocese…

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Farmers in Chitipa Hail Collective Marketing Introduced by Karonga Diocese
Mwamphashi during one of his test ride trips

Farmers in Chitipa Hail Collective Marketing Introduced by Karonga Diocese

By Saloom Longwe Ownex Mwamphashi aged 38, living with a family of 7 members including his wife and 5 children, hails from Mugalure Village, T/A Mwabulambia in Chitipa district. Mwamphashi…

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Abigail on the Path to Economic Independence: Thanks to Vocational Skills Programme
Abigail at her tailoring shop with a customer

Abigail on the Path to Economic Independence: Thanks to Vocational Skills Programme

By Saloom Longwe* Unemployment rate among graduates from formal and informal colleges is on the rise in the country. This is compounded by the tendency of most graduates is to…

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Development Desk Emphasizes the Importance of Gross Margin Analysis in Farming Business
Participants calculating sample gross margins during the training

Development Desk Emphasizes the Importance of Gross Margin Analysis in Farming Business

By Harold Mwale One most important aspect that entrepreneurs overlook in starting and managing a farm business is that of gross margin. Thanks to Development Desk’s ACCES Plus (A+) Project…

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Village Savings and Loan Constructs a House for Tiness Silumbu
Tiness Silumba at her house constructed using money realised from village savings and loan.

Village Savings and Loan Constructs a House for Tiness Silumbu

By Gibson Ngwira Tiness Silumbu was yet to live in a better house thatched with corrugated iron sheets since her birth and little did he know she would ever live…

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Karonga Diocese Development Desk Trains Sanitation Entrepreneurs
This is how we do it: Practical session in progress

Karonga Diocese Development Desk Trains Sanitation Entrepreneurs

By Leah Nyondo Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) project under the Development Desk of Karonga Diocese conducted training of sanitation entrepreneurs at Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish (Chisankhwa) from 17th…

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Development Desk’s Vocational Skills Programme Gives a New Lease of Life to Women in Chisenga
Tritance Mtambo: A beneficially of the Vocational Skills Training Program displaying one of her products

Development Desk’s Vocational Skills Programme Gives a New Lease of Life to Women in Chisenga

By Gracious Chibaka Concurrently stress and depression is building up, family problems weighing her life down, with no end in sight, as her just ended marriage relentlessly reminds her that…

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