Footprints

Monthly Archives: April 2020


COVID 19

COVID 19 has definitely changed the world in 2020. I returned from Malawi just as COVID 19 was becoming the hot topic. The USA was preparing for Social Distancing. This meant our workforce was preparing to move to a remote…

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Cooking with Agnes

Visiting village kitchens has always been a favorite. I recently had the experience of cooking in a village kitchen where all of the items had been grown on their farm. I have spent many years camping and love “roughing it”….

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Bro T and my sister

I met a family that lives far from the city. This group is required to stay at one location. On my first visit there I felt that it was very different than what I’ve seen in other villages in Malawi….

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Pure joy

On one of my first trips to Malawi, I learned that these kids LOVE seeing themselves. We often have our phones out with the cameras in selfie mode so that the kids can see themselves. As soon as the camera…

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Hygiene kits

Hygiene kits – Keeping girls in school School girls in Malawi often start missing school when they start menstruating because they lack basic hygiene supplies. Missing one week of school each month usually causes the girls to fall behind, and…

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Hand washing demo

I love visiting villages. I mean I really LOVE visiting villages!

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The last egg

There is a reason they refer to Malawi as the Warm Heart of Africa. Malawians are some of the most genuine, friendly, welcoming, generous people I have ever met. From the first day of my first visit it became a…

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Football

I was introduced to a football team in Malawi a few years ago. It brought back precious memories of watching my children play American soccer when they were younger. T even spent a couple of years reffing teams younger than…

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The Warm Heart of Africa

Love at first sight My first trip to Malawi was by assignment. I was asked to design and lead an employee service trip to Malawi. I have spent many years at the company building engagement by developing leaders, employees and…

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