Luca Pozzoni and Alessandro Maggi are from Bergamo City in Italy and has been in Balaka, Malawi for 6 months. In these Interviews Alessandro and Luca share their experience during their stay in the country.
Q: Tell us a gift of your friend
Luca: Ale has a big capacity in terms of involving people in what he believes! For example look at how many people he was able to involve in the Yoga course.
Ale: Luca has a big trust in the future.
Q: Tell us a defect
Luca: He is untidy.
Ale: He makes mistakes in using English verbs.
Q: One beautiful thing of Malawi
Luca: Friendly people.
Ale: The human warmth.
Q: One ‚ÄúNot so beautiful‚ÄĚ thing of Malawi
Luca: Once I was not told the truth by a Malawian guy.
Ale: The gossip.
Q: A word about the Volunteer house
Luca: A great community.
Ale: A big Heart
Q: A word about Andiamo Youth Cooperative
Luca: I would like it to be the pulsating heart of the solidarity in Balaka. To give motivation for people to do even more.
Ale: An adolescent utopia.
Q: What did you give to Malawi?
Luca: My life style.
Ale: Too little, a bit of antics.
Q: What did you receive from Malawi?
Luca: A lot of forbearance. When things are not working we should still be positive.
Ale: I think I‚Äôll discover it later.
Q: How do you feel now that you are leaving Malawi?
Luca: I‚Äôm not thinking much about leaving Malawi but rather I‚Äôm planning how to keep relations with the people I met here.
Ale: I cannot leave a piece of my heart here because I‚Äôll need it in my future, but I think something of it will remain here. I‚Äôll come to get it back sometime in future.
Q: Will you come again in Malawi?
Luca: For sure. Though it is not easy ‚Ä¶ so I cannot plan when.
Ale: I don‚Äôt know all I can say is ‚Ä¶ maybe!
Q: What will you never forget about Malawi?
Luca: Everything, especially its people.
Ale: I‚Äôll never forget this interview.
Q: Dulcis in fundo ‚Ä¶ a piece of poetry!
Luca: In the world we are all different. The solidarity is understanding the differences and teaches us to feel more similar.
Ale: I give the words of Arthur Schopenhauer: ‚ÄúRevival starts from disillusion‚ÄĚ