Katundu Textiles & Beachwear

Textile Bonanza, Likoma Island

The interiors of Kaya Mawa on Likoma Island, on the shore of Lake Malawi, were made by Katundu, an island company set up by the wife of one of the directors to assist women on the island. Katundu employs 26 women, all single mothers or older orphans – and two male tailors – who create […]

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Kaya Mawa, Malawi

Pool on the Lake

Kaya Mawa has used, in its construction, not only the natural surroundings – on Likoma Island, in Lake Malawi – but also natural building materials. Built by hand, without the aid of power tools, it took six years to create. All the rooms are built from rocks that were brought straight from the lake by locals […]

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