Hunger Decreases In Malawi

November Malawi Newsletter

Partnership. Power. Progress. It all starts with you.”

On the Ground In Malawi:

When RippleEffect first arrived to work in Malawi, it was the fourth poorest nation in the world. A nations rank on the poverty scale is based off of the average life expectancy and income of every person in the nation. When RippleEffect was created, we had the two ranking categories in mind and because of this recognition RippleEffect’s kits work to improve both life expectancy and income. For example, take a look at bee keeping kits; through these kits the family will receive honey from the bees, which will boost their caloric intake and better their nutrition.

National Child’s Health Day

October Malawi Newsletter

Partnership. Power. Progress. It all starts with you.”

On the Ground In Malawi:

This month is marks the middle of the ‘hot season’ in Malawi. As most people can imagine each of Malawi’s four seasons has their share of challenges. And the particular obstacles that present themselves in the dry season are water depletion, low crop yields, and the use of unsanitary water.

Sharing Resources with Malawi

August Malawi Newsletter

Partnership. Power. Progress. It all starts with you.”

On the Ground In Malawi:
Researchers at worldhunger.org have found that there is just under 1 billion undernourished people on the earth. On the flip side, there are also 1 billion people who are over-nourished. What does this mean?

Seeds Make a Difference

September Malawi Newsletter

“Partnership. Power. Progress. It all starts with you.”

On the Ground In Malawi:
As students return to WSU and head to classes, the people of Malawi are taking a break from the harvest and gearing up to plant seeds.

WSU IRD to be in Seattle for the Next Fifty Event

Hey find us in Seattle July-August at the Next Fifty Innovations Tent!


We’ll be featuring a Treadle pump display that shows how people in Malawi irrigate their farms and a new potential technology for a solar powered peanut grinding unit. For more information on the Next Fifty Event in Seattle:


http://seattlecenter.com/thenextfifty/home.aspx


We will be in the Next 50 Activity Tent July 2nd – August 30th, sharing experiences to create lasting impressions of the challenges and opportunities of our future world await in this centerpiece of the Next 50 Plaza. This fully enclosed tent plays host to rotating interactive activities and exhibits. The venue also houses The Next Fifty Experience exhibit.