“Bricks and mortar” are absolutely essential to creating a space for learning and exploration. It cannot be overstated that Malawi suffers greatly from a lack of infrastructure that can support Education, Health and Development initiatives. However, buildings in themselves cannot replace the growth in these fields when human beings work with one and other on identified issues. Our partners represent a wide variety of expertise, from the individual organic intellectual, professionals, activists to eager university undergraduate and graduate students. The key to our partnerships is moving beyond simply stating words, like “solidarity”, to actually living out these ideals.