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All 42 Girls finish Secondary School

16th June 2018: Last week the head of our Girl Child Project Florence asked me what I thought of having a celebration for 42 of our girls who were now departing to do their final Secondary School exam. She advised that she would not spend a lot...

Preschools

12th June 2018: Very early in our life in Malawi we discovered that clean water was the first need in every village. But strangely (maybe for us) preschools was always second on the list rural Malawian people value, as my parents did in Roscommon all these years...

Netball, after a fashion

2nd June 2018: You will know that we support 260 Girls in Secondary School. We send transport to bring as many as we can in to Saturday Classes on their Curriculum. Some come from up to thirty kilometres away and even before we pick them some may...

Lusungu

22nd May 2018: This is Lusungu, one of our Girl Child Students who completed her MSCE last year and qualified for the prestigious University, Chancery College. But sadly as an orphan with no one in the world, she doesn't have fees. We have employed her since her...

Potting seeds

14th May 2018: Another stage of the tree planting process is transferring the tiny seedlings to tubes. These ladies are learning the procedure in the lands of the Bishop's residence. Our horticultural operation in Lusangazi is in imminent danger of being wiped out by a Presidential order. He has...

Forest Report from Msiro area in Dunduzu

19th April 2018: FROM: Prominence VENUE: Msiro Primary School PEOPLE PRESENT: The GVH Makhuwira, GVH Mzazi, VH Mateyo Muhanga, PTA chair of School, vice chair of Moyo wathu C.B.O and some community members. We were in Msiro Area in Dunduzu and we had a meeting at Msiro Primary School. We...

Preschool with 106 students

26th March 2018: Written by Miriam PRESCHOOL FOLLOW UP AT UCHIZI (ZOLOZOLO)   INTRODUCTION: This preschool started in 2017, by the women group for different churches who came together after noting this problem. They contribute money to pay for a house every month which accommodates 106 children from the area....

Hostel and Classrooms

17th March 2018: This is our new building at our Centre for Learning. Downstairs we have two new classrooms and some storage for the Horticulture people. Upstairs we have a space where people can come and stay, like: Women who come to do training or pump maintenance or Preschool...

Preschooling

14th March 2018: At the moment we support 58 preschools, mainly by holding workshops and doing training in co-operation with the Department of Social Care. If communities decide to build a school then we assist with metal sheets for the roof. The rest they can manage themselves We...

Introduction to a new area

23rd February 2018: A report from Miriam, Head of Preschools   [vc_column_text el_class="indent-message"] PEOPLE  PRESENT: Senior GVH Mkumbira, Kamwadi CBO members, Mbanase CBO,  Parents, caregivers, youths, and Wells for Zoë team leaders in Forestry, Water and Preschools. INTRODUCTION Mbanase CBO started in 1995 with the main aim to assist the people with HIV...

Preschool Workshop

16th February 2018: Miriam is head of our preschools division and on Monday she sent me a WhatsApp indicating that she had initiated seven new preschools in a new area and would have a workshop for the caregivers at our centre for learning today. The picture shows...

Friends at Christmas

17th December 2017: As I keep saying, donations come from all over the world from people who believe in what we do and how we achieve it. Today we got a card form an amazing young woman who volunteered with us in Malawi and left an indellable...