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WOMEN DISPLAY THEIR FRESHLY MADE MUSHROOM SEED MULTIPLICATION IN RECYCLED BOTTLES

About Amazing – B

AMAZING-B was founded in October 2017 by Clara Kamlomo, a very passionate female horticulturist who graduated from the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural resources (LUANAR) NRC COMPUS.

AMAZING – B MUSHROOM

1.This project offers trainings in mushroom cultivation. The trainings are offered online using the WHATSAPP platform and through hands-on trainings where the trainer and the trainees meet. The online training mainly focuses on people that have tight schedules or stay far away from the trainer and cannot manage to attend the trainings on site. Social entrepreneur Clara Kamlomo uses her horticultural skills in mushroom cultivation by harnessing the technology of social media to transfer the information far and wide. During this training, the trainer sends notes. Each topic is followed by illustration videos and photos of the trainer to help the trainee understand easily. The hands-on training involves a class that has two parts, theory and practical. The trainer and the trainee do all the processes in mushroom cultivation together, and there is continuous communication to monitor progress.

AMAZING – B TRAINING

1. So far over 1500 students have been trained in mushroom cultivation under the online training and 89 students have been trained in mushroom cultivation through hands-on trainings. These students are from within Malawi and other countries in Africa. The mushroom cultivation training provides 10 topics, which includes: • Understanding mushroom s • Spawn multiplication • Mushroom Cultivation • Harvesting of Mushrooms • Packaging • Preservation • Designing of growing structures • Pests and disease management • Current situation of mushroom cultivation in Africa • Mushroom cooking recipes

Our Ethos

OUR VISION

• To be the number one horticultural service provider in Africa .

MAIN OBJECTIVE

• To fight hunger, unemployment and alleviate extreme poverty .

OTHER OBJECTIVES

• Equip individuals with improved horticultural skills • Improve the lives of the less privileged youths .

AMAZING – B FRUITS

2.In the AMAZING B- Fruits, fruits of desirable characteristics are being propagated to shorten the fruiting period and to increase the population of high-quality fruits.

AMAZING – B LANDSCAPING

3.This project offers landscaping services for individual houses and offices. This includes soft landscaping and hard landscaping.

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Meet Our Farmers

Clara Kamlomo Mkhwewu

Horticulturalist

by Clara Kamlomo, a very passionate female horticulturist who graduated from the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural resources (LUANAR) NRC CAMPUS..

Timvane Small Holder Group

Group Farmers

Group Timvane group members working together in the field.

Mitundu Farm

Farm

We now have acquired our own 2.5 acres of land in Mitundu and we are currently growing maize and vegetables on the farm .