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Its a New Year…A look back?…Resolutions?…

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Happy New Year Everybody. Thank you for following, and reading my blog.  Wordpress sends you a ‘report’ at the end of the Year and the traffic to my blog has been really great.  People as far as Panama, Macao, Belize, … Continue reading

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SUCCESSES!!!

September was quite busy with us promoting  baskets at fairs – I’ve been taking my girls along so they see not only how hard it is to make a sale – but also how fun a sale can be 🙂 … Continue reading

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DO SCHOOL PARTNERS WITH H&M TO CREATE GREEN STORES

DO SCHOOL PARTNERS WITH H&M TO CREATE GREEN STORES.

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Opportunities, Collaborations and much more…

August was quite a busy month for JARDS.  Malawi hosted the Heads of State of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) as well the the African Union (AU) Women’s Meeting.  The Ministry of Trade invited artisans to showcase their products … Continue reading

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Where the magic happens…

We are still trying to finish our workshop so that we are able to produce our products all year around as we are still working out in the open and production stops when it starts to rain, we are slowly … Continue reading

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Score!!! First exports to Cape Town!!!

We have recently received an interest from a company in Cape Town to start importing JARDS baskets! How exciting  ! Products.

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Trade Fairs, Mentoring, Family, Friends….

Trade Fairs, Mentoring, Family, Friends…..

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Establishing long lasting relationships in …

I believe businesses are the key to the economic growth of Malawi. However, SMEs are faced with unique challenges which threaten their contribution to their country’s economy – for example, inadequate technical and managerial skills, low standards for local products, … Continue reading

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Role Model Entrepreneur of the Year!!!

It’s close to 2 months now since I left the US and arrived back home in Malawi . I have not had a second to sit down and actually put my thoughts in writing.  I have been reflecting how the … Continue reading

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A mention in “NOT FOR SALE” – autobiography of Bobby Dekeyser

From April – October 2010, I was a Dekeyser & Friends Fellow on the Cebu Rehousing Project in the Phillipines. To learn about development and help laying the foundation stone for a new village’ was the Challenge given to us … Continue reading

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