Nantenaina Casimir makes his living from farming and animal husbandry in the Faratsiho district of the Vakinankaratra region. He trained to specialise in medicine, but chose to work in agriculture and livestock farming. Nantenaina Casimir was a young man who learned from Papa Bio and Ranaivoarison Basil. It all started with about 2 handfuls of worms at Papa Bio's two years ago.

Today, he has 20 kg of worms and produces 70 to 80 kg of vermicompost a week.

Nantenaina Casimir encourages his fellow farmers to practise organic production. Organic production through the use of vermicompost is a way of ensuring good health," says this young organic farmer, "so it should also be shared with other farmers.


Diocese of Miarinarivo

Pope Francis has accepted the renunciation of the pastoral government of the Diocese of Miarinarivo, presented by H.E. Mgr Jean Claude Randrianarisoa. At the same time, the Supreme Pontiff has appointed H.E. Mgr Marie Fabien Raharilamboniaina, as Apostolic Admnistrator sede vacante et ad nutum Sanctae Sedis of the same Diocese.

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Love and Salvation

Christmas is a great joy, because it is the love of God that has come to us, proclaims Fr. Bizimana Innocent, Provincial Superior of the Salesians Don Bosco of Madagascar and Mauritius, presenting his Christmas greetings. Salvation is accomplished, so life is not in danger of disappearing. It is this love and this salvation that we wish to fill our life so that we have peace.

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Zatti, our brother

The short film "Zatti, our brother" (Argentina, 2020) focuses on one of the most difficult episodes of his life. We are in Viedma, in 1941: at the age of 60, Zatti is forced to leave the hospital he has attended for decades. His faith and strength are tested.

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