Posts filed under Africa

These are the posts filed under "Africa".

Buffalo, Bees, & Human Beings in Africa

A  good memory from two African teachers who took the time one day to talk with me.  One was Masai,

A Widow Woman & Swamp Rice In Sierra Leone

About a week ago a friend asked me: “What project are you working on?”   It’s pretty hard to explain

Bats and Ebola

The ebola disease outbreak is really frightening.  But, fear should not paralyze us. World Renew, the organization I work with,

What is this strange bird?

Do you think this bird is some sort of vulture?    If you live in Canada or the USA and have

How Does Amaranth, Ancient Crop of the Aztecs Help People in Africa?

During the past 2 weeks East African people have shared many stories about how grain amaranth flour, and eating the

The Man Who Stopped the Desert. Wonder–God Is Working In People You Might Not Expect

The last blog was about our work in Laos, where we work with people who live with rain forests that

Updates: Evergreen Agriculture (Fertilizer Trees) and Amaranth

In World Renew we are always learning about new ways to use the huge diversity of assets the Lord put

When Do “Christmas Pointsettias” Flower South of the Equator?

People in North America like pointsettia flowers at Christmas time, in December.   But, there were, in full flower in Mozambique

Two Ears of Corn vs. Two Ears of Corn: Harvest of Plenty in Mozambique For Farmers Who Cannot Afford Fertilizer

This picture of Manuel holding two ears from his tradition patch of corn vs two ears from his “conservation agriculture”