15 October is Mothers Day in Malawi. Following what Fr. Mario Pacifici and all people of Nankhombe house had done the previous day, giving gifts to the ‘agogo’ during the Eucharistic celebration the previous day, Young Christian Students (YCS) went around the villages doing the same.
ABOUT USIn southern Malawi, and precisely in Balaka, Father Mario Pacifici, Monfort missionary, arrived here thirty five years ago and founded with Cesare Castelli the "Andiamo Youth Cooperative Trust" which now has nearly 700 workers. The Cooperative operates within four areas of development:
- People find jobs in the 33 activities of Andiamo, including health care, education, vocational training, construction, agriculture, mechanics, sports, and last but not the musical one. Precisely in this context born the Alleluya Band, a band created in 1978 as a church choir and now became the point of musical reference throughout Malawi. Our representative in Italy is Orizzonte Malawi onlus, that use the valuable collaboration of many associations: