Last Saturday, I went to the Hiroo JICA office here in Tokyo where I attended the 2009 Nsima party, organized by the Malawi Society of Japan, in liaison with the Malawi Embassy, in commemoration of  Malawi’s independence day, 6 July. As promised, here are the photos from the event:

Nkhuku, nsima, nyemba ndi therere

Nkhuku, nsima, nyemba ndi therere

Taking some some meat, Mr Chilima from the Malawi Embassy standing beside me

Taking some more meat, Mr Chilima from the Malawi Embassy standing beside me

With MORI, who used to work at Mikolongwe, and ISHIDA, who used to work in Senga Bay.

With MORI, who used to work at Mikolongwe, and ISHIDA, who used to work in Senga Bay.

With MORI and MIKEKA

With MORI and MIKEKA

Chatting with friends

Chatting with friends

Most of the participants were former JICA volunteers in Malawi

Most of the participants were former JICA volunteers in Malawi

My daughter Uchindami (Glory) doing the Japanese peace (heiwa) sign

My daughter Uchindami (Glory) doing the Japanese peace (heiwa) sign

Zimatha CHILIMA, Chomora MIKEKA and Uchindami NYIRENDA

Zimatha CHILIMA, Chomora MIKEKA and Uchindami NYIRENDA