On Sunday, 11 January, two volunteers Alessandro and Gidio arrived from Italy to join our Andiamo family. Gidio is a long time volunteer who comes yearly to collaborate with us in our mission. Alessandro has come back to continue serving at Andiamo Education Institutions and facilitating our noble duty at Andiamo Youth Cooperative Trust.
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: