Cape Maclear Primary School Educational Visit to Domwe Island

2017-08-22T18:43:31+00:00July 7th, 2015|Community, Domwe Island|

Kayak Africa has been offering educational trips to Mumbo and Domwe to local schools for three years now in the hope of fostering a sense of community involvement and understanding of the reasons why the [...]

Kayak Africa CoOrdinates Fire Fighting in Cape Maclear

2017-08-21T15:30:57+00:00October 21st, 2014|Cape Maclear, Community, Kayak Africa|

A number of lodges, cottages and the Billy Riordan Clinic in Cape Maclear have clubbed together to purchase a high pressure water pump and long hose to fight fires in our local village. Because the [...]

We donate a huge bale of clothes to around 300 Local Orphans

2017-08-21T15:30:03+00:00June 2nd, 2014|Community, Kayak Africa|

In the previous four years, we have made clothes for the orphans looked after by Vision, a local man who runs an informal, but vital, feeding scheme for vulnerable children. This year, instead of using [...]

Local School Kids Visit Mumbo as reward for best exam results

2017-08-21T15:26:32+00:00November 30th, 2013|Community, Mumbo Island|

Twenty four students and six teachers from Cape Maclear Primary School enjoyed a day trip to Mumbo Island this month. Schools in Malawi were re-opened after the long holiday on 3 September. From last semester's [...]

Kayak Africa supports Mission Malawi 5 Cycle Expedition

2017-08-21T15:23:42+00:00June 1st, 2013|Community, Events, Kayak Africa|

In May this year, Kayak Africa put together and supported the fifth Mission Malawi Cycle Tour. Mission Malawi is a biannual charity challenge raising money for HIV/Aids projects run by ActionAid in Malawi, Mozambique and [...]

Home made pasta (and a new home industry) on the island!

2017-08-21T14:40:36+00:00January 28th, 2011|Community, Kayak Africa|

The latest great innovation on Mumbo Island is the making of home made, fresh pasta in our island kitchen. Our innovative island manager, Mare, managed to procure two pasta machines from friends who no longer [...]