When Women feeds a village …

Dowa, March 4, 2016: The World Food Program (WFP) which, in partnership with a local Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), is distributing food and cash transfers to people registered under the Malawi Vulnerability and Assessment Committee (MVAC) in Dowa district has admitted facing challenges particularly in the first months of implementing the exercise.

WFP’s Monitoring and Evaluation officer, Ronald […]

March 17th, 2016|African Weather, Natural Disasters, Women, Womens Ministry|

For a woman to plant churches ……. not familiar territory!

Here is the story of Fatima – a women pastor in the rural part of Rwanda.

Fatima, Rwanda – Pastor and church planter

I am living in rural Rwanda.  My husband was a pastor in our Independent Church in the village.  He died a while ago and left me with 4 children.  Due to our membership and […]

December 3rd, 2015|Church Planting, Life Stories, Women|

Utumiki wa Azimayi – Women let’s stand up and grow!

From a distance you hear the Chichewa words echoing through the village, “Utumiki wa Azimai” (Stand up women – let us grow)!  Then a lot of laughter as dance and song breaks loose for the next 30 minutes.  Every Thursday is a very special event.  It is a time where pots and water cans are put down […]

May 20th, 2015|Bibles, Highlights, Social, Social Justice, Women, Womens Ministry|

Women and their children!

I remember going to church with my mom and the glare of all the ladies with their huge and beautiful hats.  I remember making comments all the time as the hats always amused me.  I only really started speaking at the age of 2 my mom says.  Since then my jawbone worked overtime.  I also […]

June 17th, 2014|Children, Cultural, Women, Womens Ministry|

Into Malawi on 2 wheels !

Pastor Binda delivering our bicycles to 2 of the women monitors in Malawi.The call of 1010 women has a way to reach your ears.  Villa Nova is a small village on the border between Mozambique and Malawi.  People are very poor and the lack of just about everything hits you in the stomach.  But their call, […]

May 7th, 2014|Literacy, Women, Womens Ministry|

Plotting goodness!

I have absolutely no doubt in my mind that all of us on this great continent has been placed here to plot random acts of goodness wherever we put our feet.   Our lifestyle changed because of this – we are like spies constantly on the lookout for areas where we can plot goodness.  Saying […]

February 24th, 2014|Life Stories, People, Women, Womens Ministry|

Women Literacy Center … continues!

So by this time you know that we are out in the bush in Central Mozambique – with very little help or stores available.  So what do you do when the Women Literacy Center needs a counter in the Women’s Center to sell their hand made products?  Specially if you have never seen one!  Well […]

December 11th, 2013|Team, Women, Womens Ministry|

Women literacy center nearing completion: Mozambique

 The Women Literacy center is showing great signs of finishing after much sweat and perseverance.  The final touches are being added and shelves are currently build into the center.  But it always takes a team effort to finish a project like this.  The Mozambican team needs to be mentioned over and over again … as […]

December 2nd, 2013|Women, Womens Ministry|

High Tea in the bush!

It’s August!  “So what”, you may ask.  Well I dared to question the purpose of the month August when my wife, Alta, gave me that glare that says:  “I think as part of the he-man specie ….. you should be very quiet now… and I mean NOW!”  It is times like these that you then […]

August 14th, 2013|Cultural, Culture, Visitors, Volunteers, Women, Womens Ministry|

Moments of Hope – Part 2

NOTE TO MYSELF:It’s been an amazing last 4 weeks with the most awesome 55 people who changed a lot around us through their love and visit.  That meant …. I was electronically challenged and the closest I got to any laptop was about 100 meters.   Thank you to all who has been so patient […]

July 12th, 2013|Travels, Women, Womens Ministry|