there is hope

An ox cart named Hope – Part Two

Concern had just completed a huge three-day government food distribution to 5,000 people from the 67 surrounding villages. Tonnes of maize, soya and groundnut seeds had been given out – enough to grow more than 600 acres of fields. “Now it only needs the rains, expected in the next two weeks. People are very optimistic,” said Stephen John Tsoka of Concern. “This is like Christmas,” said Forster, a young Malawian sat on a 50kg sack of maize, with a bag of seeds and precious fertiliser at his feet. “Just two hours ago everyone was dancing. We are very happy.”

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