The Good News and the Bad….

First – the bad news
The mill lade serving the water mill at Mlowe has been almost swept away by the storm which caused so much damage in Ekwendeni at New Year. Professor Alan McGown will be in Malawi soon to survey the damage and make new plans.

and the good news…
The building of the Livingstonia dental / eye clinic is coming on well. Daniel and John laid the foundations during their visit in March, and now the walls are up and the roof is going on. There is still much to be done, but it is hoped to have the building finished soon.

John and Chris in Malawi

John returned to Malawi on 1st June with youngest son Chris. John will be to building the new dental / eye clinic facility at Livingstonia, and the maternity wing at Ekwendeni and he will also help supervise the unloading and recommisssioning of the marine ambulance “Good Hope” in August. Chris, who is a trainee civil engineer, will be working on the plans for the Mlowe Mill, the Gorodi Road and looking at various wells in the area under the guidance of Professor Alan McGown, and will also be helping with the dental / eye clinic new build at Livingstonia.