Showing posts from January, 2018

World Spay Day In Malawi 2018

ALL CREATURES Animal Welfare Trust will hold yet the biggest World Spay Day ever in the country. It is anticipated to have 8 veterinarians, four veterinary nurses, two education Officers and 13 veterinary students. 
This year's World Spay Day shall be held for four days 24,25,26 & 27th this February in Chinspao, Lilongwe the Central business district of Malawi. The team project to sterilise over 5,00 dogs in that period.
You are therefore requested to bring all your dogs on the above mentioned days. Ensure that the dogs are starved the night before in order to limit associated risks during aneathesia. We also appeal to all the well-meaning people to come and support this drive to reduce the number of straying dogs and reduce canine rabies in the area. The support can come through physical presence, especially animal health professionals and teachers or through in-kind support like food and water for the volunteers.
All sterilised dogs shall be given free rabies vaccination, d…

ALL CREATURES Children's League

This past December we had a very special gathering of people, our youth of Malawi, to bring awareness to animal welfare issues facing this country.  ALL CREATURES Children's League, founded by our Director's daughter, Martha met at VASBYT farm situated outside of Lilongwe. Here, the children were exposed to pig farming, fish farming, and brick making, things they don't get to see or learn about living in the capital city.   

The Children's League is made up of young student leaders, passionate about our animals. They get together several times a year to do activities that promote animal welfare or for fundraising activities for ALL CREATURES. On this outing, the kids also enjoyed swimming, jumping on the trampoline, and a home cooked meal. The farm is also home to two St. Bernards, two German Shepards, and two Jack Russel terriers, so the kids were exposed to quite a variety of dog breeds that are not commonly found in Malawi. It …

ROOTS & SHOOTS Club - Educating our Youth

ROOTS & SHOOTS Malawi Youth Education on Animal Welfare, Environmental Sustainability, and Community Engagement As many schools went on holiday for the month of December, one of our largest Roots & Shoots clubs remained very active in their community and here at ALL CREATURES. Lead by Education Coordinator, Joshua Nyasulu, several Chinsapo Youth Club volunteers came to our facility to teach our caretaker how to build fire briquettes, using paper instead of firewood. This is a more environmentally sustainable activity as we no longer have to rely on trees but on old scrap paper that we collect around the office as well as from our Roots & Shoots clubs. These briquettes act as charcoal and burn much longer than typical charcoal and firewood. 

Malawi National Tree Planting Day is December 18th and Chinsapo Youth Roots & Shoots club took advantage of this important day by holding their own tree planting ceremony. After nurturing several hundred seeds into seedlings, they dec…