Posts By: Steve

African Vision Music Event…

Join the African Vision Music Celebration event on 26th June 2015 at SOAS, which is at Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG. Please see the poster below or for the hi-res version with full details and prices etc. for the concert and workshops visit here …   Tickets can be purchased from AVM Music Event at SOAS  here… Read more »

New events this spring …

Please look at the exciting new events that are planned for this spring to support and celebrate AVM. Amongst others, there are exhibitions, concerts, a quiz or two and runners. The events can be found via the Get Involved/Upcoming Events links.

Blanket & Clothing Distribution…

Heather Palmer went to visit M’dozi Village in Mundundu Centre which is about 60km from the capital city last September.  She spoke to a number of people in the village, namely orphans, single mothers and elderly. Heather chose to present some blankets, knitted by supporter from All Saints Church, Kingston, to the elderly and clothing to orphans.  Below are some of the… Read more »

Paul’s mega bike ride…

One of our fantastic supporters, Paul Alderson from Surbiton, has just completed an amazing 3,500km in The Transcontinental race from London to Istanbul in August. This is a non-stop unsupported race. He did this after shattering his femur in a cycling accident in 2012 and now pins are holding his bones together; this left him off… Read more »

Christmas card designs…

Yes, we are talking about it now…Christmas cards for 2014!  Kingston College of Art have designed our Christmas cards this year and we have 5 brilliant designs to print.   We will have a mixed pack of 5 designs available for purchase this Christmas. Thanks to all at Kingston College of Art for supporting African Vision Malawi. Attached is a… Read more »

Quiz total in & possible spend out…

The Quiz night held on Friday 7th February 2014 raised a fantastic £972.85.  Many thanks to all that came and supported this event. Unfortunately last week news came back from Malawi that M’lumbwira Pre-school roof has blown off because termites had eaten the roof timbers. The Pre-school can no longer operate during the rainy season for obvious reasons!… Read more »

Things are growing in Sam’s Village…

Food is now being grown at Sam’s Village … we are also growing fruit trees and medicinal plants (such as Aloe Vera and Lemongrass).  All are organic!  The purple coloured mango is named ‘Palmer’ variety!  

Sarah completes ‘Around the Coast’ cycle trip…

Sarah Bowen has just completed her ‘around the coast in 80 days’ cycle trip in mid October 2013, an amazing 4,000km, to raise funds for our Training Village in rural Malawi.   So far she has raised an amazing £17,000 which will build a workshop and some trainee accommodation, particularly focused on disability needs. If you… Read more »

In memory of Sam Hayes…

Sadly Sam Hayes passed away tragically on September 10th 2013 at the age of 23 and his parents have decided to create a legacy that makes a positive change. His parents will support the building of the Landirani Training Village over the next 3 years and it will become known as ‘Sam’s Village’.  Sam’s friend and family have undertaken to… Read more »

Library training starts…

Heather collected two young men who were successful at interview to do a two week Librarian Training course.  They start their training  at The National Library on Monday 23rd Sept 2013.  They are both very excited about this opportunity.  Once trained they will part share the role of Librarian at the new Library & Resource Centre… Read more »