The Power of Video

If the old adage is true, that a picture is worth a thousand words, then our new short film about Kusamala must be worth millions. Good news! This will be a very short blog post indeed. All kidding aside, we are thrilled to have such a powerful tool to use, to share Kusamala’s work with […]

Formalization of Dowa CSO Network

On July 4th, 2014, the civil society organizations from Dowa district met at Linde Motel, Mponela in Dowa. With support from Kusamala’s CSA project, the organizations in this meeting reviewed the draft Dowa Civil Society Network’s constitution, and the draft memorandum of understanding (MoU) documents. They also agreed to elect a new committee to lead […]

The future of cotton in Malawi

Contributed by Chisomo Kamchacha. As science and technology continues to provide humans with many advances, it has been discovered that some of those advances are bad and some of those advances are good. Readers may have different opinions on the contents of this post as it could be subjective. However, the conviction behind this post […]

The Importance of Pollinators

Contributed by Dan Schlupp. June 16-22 marked Pollinator Week in the U.S. as well as the arrival of 8 new bee hives to Kusamala (our total is now 10). I’m a little late on commemorating the event, but thought it was important to cover as the decline in pollinator species is a global issue for […]

Malawi Television Visits Kusamala

Contributed by Luwayo Biswick. It was a cool, cloudy and, chilly Monday morning. The weather showed no promising signs of fortune. Everyone thought it would rain and make the day’s work difficult. Suddenly the weather and the mood of all staff changed in a blink of an eye, when they saw Malawi’s leading television network, […]