Nkwichi Blog

Bank Mukhonde

Three years ago a government scheme called Bank mu Nkhonde (which translated means Veranda Bank) was launched in Mozambique. In July 2015, it hit the shores of Lake Niassa (also known as the Lake of Stars), and its sensational popularity has wowed many villages along this glorious coast. Essentially a micro-loan scheme with a Mozambican twist – Mozambicans love to do things differently! – it provides a catalyst for small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs.
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The African Rains

Is there anything so beautiful as Africa during its rainy season? It’s a time when nature blooms and mushrooms. The earth soaks up every downpour and deluge, turning browns to greens and hazy days to crystal clear horizons.

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FROM THE BLOG...

A Sky Full of Stars

With no light pollution for many miles around, Nkwichi’s beach is perfect for stargazing. Gazing at the stars while sitting around a campfire inevitably leads to everybody sharing stories. This is a story that was told that I can not help but sharing with you.

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It is not quite the end of the world but it can be seen from here. It seemed to us to be in heaven..

Felix & Margaret, Germany, September 2014