It's Like A Dream
Paul Nkhata Feb 14, 2022 11:07:14 AM

Driving a winding dusty earth road that snakes through undulating topography, one gets to Khokho Village, where Jeremiah Banda, 46 hails. Married to Evelyn and the father of four, Jeremiah is one of the participants of...

The Fruit of Cooperation
Paul Nkhata Aug 11, 2021 5:16:43 PM

Sainani Phinifolo remembers the frustration of trying to sell his farm produce. In many African countries, farmers do not reap the expected dividends from their farming because they are cheated by local vendors who will...

Customers at Friday’s Fingertips
Paul Nkhata Dec 16, 2020 3:42:10 PM

Born and raised in the rolling hills of Kandoli, in Malawi’s Nkhata-Bay district, Friday Zimba, 46, is well. Friday and his neighbors have learned new ways to farm through World Vision’s Transforming House-hold...

Thriving and Dreaming Big
Paul Nkhata Apr 17, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Killion, aged 51, and his family struggled with life. Born and raised in Mng’ona village in the Chilenje community, he accepted the status quo of being a villager. Poverty was part of life. He never produced enough...

Empowering Women to THRIVE
World Vision Staff Feb 28, 2020 8:53:59 AM


Although women make up almost half of the agricultural workforce across Africa — and perform 80% of the labor on smallholder farms — millions of them don’t have access to financial...

Clean Water Eases Cassava Production
Paul Nkhata Feb 21, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Ales remembers collecting cassava from the stagnant pools of muddy water. For Ales Nyasulu, who lives in the Chikwina-Mpamba Area Program in Malawi, cassava is a primary source of food for her family. “We depend on...

From Tenant to Owner
Paul Nkhata Jan 31, 2020 12:00:00 PM
Ester feeds the pigs she is raising for income

Ester remembers how frightened she was, especially after she was divorced and took over the responsibility of raising her four boys on her own. Ester hails from...

More Than Clean Water
Paul Nkhata Dec 13, 2019 12:00:00 PM
Monica now has water to grow vegetables in her backyard garden

Access to safe water continues to be a challenge in most parts of the developing world, including Malawi. This was true of Zgalambe village in the...

Better and Better Every Day
Paul Nkhata Dec 11, 2019 3:36:09 PM
Lucy with several of her goats

Many families in central Malawi depend on tobacco as their main cash crop. The same was true for Lucy Ka-jani and her family. Lucy was quick to point out the years she spent on...

Village Savings Provide Nutritional Lessons
Paul Nkhata Jul 10, 2019 12:08:00 PM

Witness was widowed some years ago. In her early 60’s, she had to endure the burden of taking care of 7 grandchildren because their parents (her two elderly children) trekked to South Africa in search of greener...