Tag: Care for Common Home

volunteer sam in field of fruit trees listening to farmers

Volunteer blog: Chimbalu Model Village

Last week we were welcomed into a rural farming community that JCED assists. Before JCED’s involvement they weren’t knowledgeable on the practice of sustainable agriculture. For instance, they had...
woman making a clay stove pot by hand

Volunteer blog: Mbira stoves

The past week I had the opportunity to see JCED’s projects in the flesh. This required taking a trip north of the capital to a town called Kasungu. Up...
Sam, Martha and Brother ngoni stand outside beside Laudato si banners under the shade of a tree.

News from JCED: Sam Duff

The lights have just gone out again. This is a regular occurrence in Malawi. Despite only 10% of the population relying on electricity, the country still faces a serious...
fine artist poses with Clongowes art students with the painted mural behind group

Laudato Si Mural: Clongowes Art Students work with Fine Artist.

In 2015 Pope Francis spoke of the need for all of us to care for our common home. In his groundbreaking encyclical letter, Laudato Si, the Pope calls on...
women farmers water crops in South Sudan

Earth Day 2022

“African nations are responsible for an estimated 4% of greenhouse gas emissions, but are increasingly on the frontlines of the most devastating climate impacts, including lethal droughts and floods”...