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    A latrine with a message

    Howard’s newly complete latrine carrying hygiene message. The message reads, “apply ash & soil after using the latrine”. Original photo on Instagram

  • Toilet for school under construction

    New toilet for schoool

    A new toilet under construction at Thavite primary school where Howard and other children from Bokola village goes to attend classes. Original photo on Instagram

  • Adding the roof

    Howard adding the roof

    Howard and his friends of Bokola village spend their holiday roofing his sister’s new toilet . Original photo on Instagram

  • Captain Howard and football

    Captain Howard and the football

    Howard, captain of Bokola youth team, showing the ball given to his team by some of the Big Dig group from England. Original photo on Instagram

  • Howard's latrine under construction

    Howard’s bathing shelter and latrine awaiting roof

    Hygiene & sanitation at Bokola is in progress. Howard’s bathing shelter & a latrine being constructed waiting for roofing. Original photo on Instagram

  • Bokola community meeting

    Planning for the borehole

    In Bokola the villagers are starting to plan for the arrival of the borehole which will bring safe clean water to their community. Howard and his friends are making bricks while Howard’s mother is leading a meeting of community members

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    Scenes of celebration

    On Friday we announced that we have exceeded our initial target of raising £1.2million for The Big Dig. Over the weekend our colleagues Boyce, Michael and Nathan went to the villages of Kaniche and Bokola to share the good news. The

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    Howard’s dreams look fragile

    Howard is one of Bokola children whose ambition is to become Malawi’s president when he grows up.But this is a mere dream as he is not doing well in his examinations,when asked why he is failing he said that he

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    Week 5: £1,000,000!

    Today, Friday 20th July, day 33 of 93, the end of week five of 12, YOU, helped us break through a major milestone in our fundraising target. That milestone: £1,000,000! THANK YOU, or as they would say in Bokola and

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    Howard becomes very hungry

    Due to pressure of work which is in the village to day on 12/7/2012,Howord could not stand with hunger but only solution is to cook nsima for himself and his brothers.All men & women are at Namidzu where they are

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