KT Newsletter No 1!

KT Newsletter No 1! Download Full Newsletter Greetings from beautiful Mwandi! I have been in Zambia for six weeks in my new position of ‘International Volunteer’ and have one or two things to update you all on. Firstly, a massive thanks to all who have been in touch with me to offer encouragement since I arrived. I’ve been acutely aware of the size of this community that I’ve stepped into, with messages...
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Newsletter 59: Dec 2014

Newsletter 59: Dec 2014 Download PDF Dear Friends, We are currently in Mwandi and how I do miss being here, sitting on the banks of the Zambezi overlooking the river and the cows grazing on the green lush island. All sounds so romantic! For the past 3 days we have received lovely rains and the local farmers are happy as they can start preparing their fields for planting. A bit late, but better late than never. Malawi on...
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Newsletter 58: September 2014

Newsletter 58: September 2014 Our Move & New Home Download full PDF… Our move to Malawi has certainly been one of the most emotional times in our lives. Of course the children take it all in their stride but I certainly had many mornings where I woke up crying. Not for being sad, but for massive change and for leaving our home and having to make a new home – no friends, not knowing where things are, everything...
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Newsletter No 57: June 2014

Newsletter No 57: June 2014 Dear Friends, I am so sorry it’s been so long in between newsletters. It’s been a crazy year for our family so far, once we have moved to Malawi we will be together and that will be more settling for all of us… Read the full newsletter (Please remember our Blanket Drive this...
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Newsletter No 56: Feb 2014

Newsletter No 56: Feb 2014 Dear Friends, I am so sorry it has been so long since I did my last newsletter. It’s been the craziest 4 months since the fire in our storeroom. I know it was just a building, but it’s meant so much more to me and so many other people who have worked hard over many years filling containers, working on shelves, packing boxes etc.  I have been quite heartbroken. We have been receiving a great...
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Mwandi UCZ Agriculture Project: Newsletter 2013

Mwandi UCZ Agriculture Project: Newsletter 2013 It is hard to believe that we are already more than half-way through 2013 already. In January the farm set out on an ambitious program for 2013. Our major decision driving this was to merge the farm and OVC project into a single entity that could be mutually supportive to each other, the farm providing produce and profit and the OVC providing administrative and logistical capacity. This we hope...
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Newsletter No 55: April – June 2013

Newsletter No 55: April – June 2013 Dear Friends, I hope that you are well and having a great day. Winter has come, it has been a very different season this year, with cold winds, and with the lack of rain in our rainy season the sand drift with winds has been quite bad. I don’t remember it ever being this dry in July. We have surrounding countries already setting aside millions to help people on the Caprivi strip (Namibia)...
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Newsletter No: 54 January – March 2013

Newsletter No: 54  January – March 2013 Dear Friends, I hope this finds you well and relaxed. I am sorry it’s been so long, life is somewhat busy. An extra little baby in our life adds a whole new dimension to things. Our rainy season came and went. With a number of storms – more than I can ever remember, houses being blown down and roofs ripped off buildings. Despite the storms our rain stopped in January and we are facing a...
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Newsletter 53: October to December 2012

Download – Newsletter 53: October to December Dear Friends, I hope you are well. We are now home in Mwandi and it’s lovely to be here with our baby girl Cora Lieto Waddell born at the Port Lincoln Hospital on 12/9/12 at around 1.45pm by caesarean, she weighed in at 2.9 kg.  Cora came three weeks early due to my high blood pressure.  She was bit jaundiced at first and was in the...
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UCZ Agriculture Project Newsletter

UCZ Agriculture Project Newsletter Dear Friends It has been quite some time since I have sat down and written a news letter to all of you, with 2012 at an end and 2013 holding exciting possibilities I thought it was as good a time as any to update you on the changes that are underway and our future vision for the farm and what we have got up to in 2012. In January we returned from a wonderful family break in Namibia, we thoroughly...
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