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  • Just LifeWe don’t have too much exciting to report. Life has been just normal here… Slowly we are finishing up loose ends so we often end up working from home. Last Sunday morning the service was on the work Posted by Leanna3771 in Malawi - Through our Eyes | Jun 22, 2017
  • Normal Life... or wait... What?Life here in Malawi has been normal lately… or wait… what’s normal? Normal meaning since our last blog post, our days again haven’t been extra special. They have just been good days here at Stephanos. If we Posted by Leanna3771 in Malawi - Through our Eyes | Jun 14, 2017
  • The Ups and Downs...By Leanna Let me begin by apologizing for not sending a blog post in awhile. It’s been really busy for us the last few weeks since returning from the lake. The funny thing is though, you shouldn’t expect too Posted by Leanna3771 in Malawi - Through our Eyes | Jun 6, 2017
  • Living Among the Monkeys- written by Janita The last couple weeks our excitement level has been high. After helping the children from Standard 8 study for their exams, we were very much looking forward to this long-awaited Lake Malawi trip! On the way, we were Posted by Leanna3771 in Malawi - Through our Eyes | May 25, 2017
  • Another taste of MalawiLast week, we were supposed to go out with the matron to do some home visits. We were about 3 minutes late at the office, but no one was waiting for us. Oops, I think we’re becoming a Posted by Leanna3771 in Malawi - Through our Eyes | May 25, 2017
  • ...and Then There Were TwoTuesday May 2, 2017 After week opening I chatted with Chimwemwe, until he was called into a meeting with the Dutch board. As usual, I went to the library to work on putting cards in books. Here we decided Posted by Leanna3771 in Malawi - Through our Eyes | May 15, 2017
  • Update!Friday April 28, 2017 I walked in to week opening and the hall was full of (gasp!) white people! Haha… I knew they were coming – It’s a work group from Holland that’s here to work on finishing off a Posted by Leanna3771 in Malawi - Through our Eyes | May 2, 2017
  • Living "Alone"Saturday April 22, 2017 This morning was busy with housecleaning and the like. After lunch I had some free time waiting for Chimwemwe to pick me up as I was going to visit him and Annette. However, like usual, Posted by Leanna3771 in Malawi - Through our Eyes | Apr 27, 2017
  • Another update - and.. a change in PlansFriday April 14 (Good Friday) We left at 7:00 to go with Jos and Maaike to a Good Friday service at CCAP church in Blantyre at the cathedral. The choir was beautiful! The service also was in English which Posted by Leanna3771 in Malawi - Through our Eyes | Apr 22, 2017
  • New UpdateSaturday April 1 I can’t remember where exactly I left off, so forgive me if this overlaps a bit. I can’t get online to check as I type this. I do know I quit it somewhere halfway the day Posted by Leanna3771 in Malawi - Through our Eyes | Apr 14, 2017
  • A Very Quick UpdateWednesday March 29 We spent our morning in the library so that was pretty uneventful. Then we had English club in the afternoon. It went really well! I was mentioning a few things from my school life and Posted by Leanna3771 in Malawi - Through our Eyes | Apr 1, 2017
  • Two Posts in OneTODAY First thing after breakfast, before 8:00, I went to buy eggs. To do this, I take a small red pail and then go to the farm selling point on Stephanos. Here they see me and don’t even ask Posted by Leanna3771 in Malawi - Through our Eyes | Mar 28, 2017
  • Sunday and Monday updateSunday – March 26 I’ve never realized how nice it is to have a quiet Sunday morning with more than 2 hours to read before going to church! Since church doesn’t start until 10, we have lots of time to Posted by Leanna3771 in Malawi - Through our Eyes | Mar 28, 2017
  • A Day with Western InfluenceToday, we have spent the day in the city! After sweeping, mopping, baking brownies and cleaning the bathroom, we packed up and a driver took us to the city to spend the day with the Mawayas. We were Posted by Leanna3771 in Malawi - Through our Eyes | Mar 25, 2017
  • Another UpdateI have noticed I keep mixing up dates on my blog posts – sorry. I could tell you it’s because I type them up fast and don’t proofread as we just send as soon as we notice we have Posted by Leanna3771 in Malawi - Through our Eyes | Mar 25, 2017
  • March 5-14Sunday – March 5 We got up and went to church as usual. Once we sat down, kids snagged spots on either side of us. Then, just before the service was about the start, a little 3-year old snagged Posted by Leanna3771 in Malawi - Through our Eyes | Mar 14, 2017
  • Again - LONG updateSaturday – Feb 25 At 9:00 we were scheduled to leave for Blantyre to do groceries with Clifford and Kholiwe. We had expected to go only to Shoprite, but were informed that we were stopping by Blantyre market as well. Posted by Leanna3771 in Malawi - Through our Eyes | Mar 4, 2017
  • LOOONG UPDATESorry it’s been SOOOOO long since we’ve been able to post an update. Today is the first day we have internet access. Next week or the week after, they hope to implement some sort of Stephanos wifi system Posted by Leanna3771 in Malawi - Through our Eyes | Feb 24, 2017
  • First Full Week of FebruaryWow! I guess it’s been a week since the internet has worked well enough for a blog post! At the time of writing this one (Saturday Feb 11, 8:30pm) there still is no internet. So I’m typing this Posted by Leanna3771 in Malawi - Through our Eyes | Feb 11, 2017
  • RelaxingToday, Saturday, began with no fixed plans. We cleaned our house, this consists of sweeping and mopping floors. Every table has a cloth cover so no dusting necessary. Our laundry gets done for us, so we don't Posted by Leanna3771 in Malawi - Through our Eyes | Feb 4, 2017
  • Relief WorkThis morning began early! We had to leave Stephanos at 7:00am to go to Thyolo to help with a relief project so we had an early morning! We picked up Chimwemwe (project manager) and Dakondwa (a journalist) and Posted by Leanna3771 in Malawi - Through our Eyes | Feb 3, 2017
  • Vacation TerminationFinally, internet again! The last 3 days we were unable to connect to travellers point. So, here - an update :) (We call it Vacation Termination - as we are settling in and losing the 'vacation' feel! It's Posted by Leanna3771 in Malawi - Through our Eyes | Feb 2, 2017
  • Church in MalawiBreakfast on Sunday morning consisted of raisin bread (Maria's tradition) with margarine, cinnamon and brown sugar. This will need to stay a treat, as it is more than double the price of regular bread. After clean-up we had Posted by Leanna3771 in Malawi - Through our Eyes | Jan 30, 2017
  • Sunburns and SmilesSaturday! - a day with no concrete plans. We didn't put an alarm on, and slept until 7:00-7:30. We had a leisurely breakfast of oatmeal and toast with chocolate spread. A man from the Stephanos farm dropped Posted by Leanna3771 in Malawi - Through our Eyes | Jan 28, 2017
  • First Impressions + Our New HomeThursday January 26 We arrived safely in Malawi Wednesday January 25 at 2:10pm; 20 minutes earlier than planned. Boy! were we ready to get off for a while! The flight was pretty uneventful. Chimwemwe was at Chileka airport Posted by Leanna3771 in Malawi - Through our Eyes | Jan 27, 2017
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