Moses Nyondo captured at one of the construction sites

Community Based Vocational Skills Project Begins to Bear Fruits Among Trainees: The Case of Moses Nyondo of Chakwela Village T/A Kilupula in Karonga.

By Elijah Banda Moses Nyondo is a third born son in the family of Mr & Mrs Clifton Nyondo of Chakwela Village T/A Kilupula in Karonga District. He has 5 siblings, all ladies. His father died in 2013, when he was only 18 years old. His mother, now 45, depends on cultivation of cassava and…

File Photo: Louis Nkhata Speaking during a health governance project meeting

Justice and Peace Desk Lobbies for the Relocation of Office of DHSS to District Council Offices

By Obert Mkandawire   On 29th October, 2019, the Justice and Peace Desk, through the OSISA funded health governance project, held a meeting at Club Marina in Karonga to influence the effective implementation of the decentralization process, policies and strategies within the health sector.  The meeting was attended by Chitipa District Council led by the…

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 which facilitated a training in gross margin analysis for farmers in Traditional Authority Mwalweni which is under Saint Francis De Sales Parish of Karonga Diocese…

Nighted Mwakapenda working in his backyard garden where SAPs technologies are being implemented

Development Desk Promoting Sustainable Agricultural Practices (SAPs) in T/A Mwaulambia

By Saloom Longwe The common myth among farmers, subsistence and commercial alike, is no chemical fertilizer, no high crop production. This used to be the belief of Nighted Mwakapenda and fellow farmers in Mwaulambia, before they were introduced to sustainable agricultural practices which the Development Desk of the Diocese of Karonga is promoting. As one…

Father Bulambo (in clerical attire) and a cross section of participants

Judicial Vicar Reiterates the Church’s Role in Promoting Transparency and Accountability

By Norbert Tambalamtuwa Mzembe Judicial Vicar of the Diocese of Karonga, Reverend Father Doctor Steven Bulambo, says the Catholic Church, though the Justice and Peace Desk, will not relent to advocate for justice in the society by ensuring that community members equally benefit from development projects. Father Bulambo said this on Friday during interface meeting,…

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 to 21st October 2019. The training aimed at equipping sanitation entrepreneurs with skills on the construction of sanitation technologies such as sanplats, cement and sand…