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Girl Child Student Excel Spreadsheet

For the last few weeks, I have been busy working on the girl child student excel spreadsheet, updating and proofreading information on each of the girls Wells for Zoë provides secondary school fees for.

Girls going to graduation

Girl Child Student Form 4 Graduation 2019

I was very lucky to be the ‘Guest of Honour’ at the Wells for Zoë Form 4 graduation ceremony on Saturday 8th June. Not only was it an incredible celebration of the girl child students and the challenges they have overcome to reach their final

Margret and Miriam

Caregiver Preschool Training at Kachere CBO

Attending the preschool training workshop for caregivers at Kachere CBO has been one of the highlights of my stay in Malawi (so far!). It was so inspiring to see how much encouragement and confidence the preschools team give the caregivers – I learned that caregivers

Street Market

Failed visit to Kapilimhoto Preschool

Going to the preschool we stopped at this market to buy some vegetables for the workers, who cook every midday and eat together as their homes are far away. The people from the picture also have to walk long distances to sell their produce in

Luwinga Secondary School – WfZ girls: 40

Secondary School Luwinga

The girls from Luwinga Secondary School were listening with attention to an excerpt of “The Three Little Pigs”. It is a book I loved when I was a child, that talked about effort and how to be successful in life. Guess what they thought about the

Florence catching up with WfZ girls coordinator Mr. Nkosa, in Lupaso

Secondary School Lupaso

The image above shows Florence catching up with WfZ girls coordinator Mr. Nkosa, in Lupaso. My day of “firsts”. For the first time I drive in Malawi and on the left side. Furthermore I visited the girls in secondary school for the first time. I woke

Saturday food

3rd November 2018: This shows Phil getting the food ready for the hungry hoards. Every Saturday we collect the girls from the Girl Child Student project for the Saturday Club at the Wells for Zoë Centre for Learning. After lessons and games they eat. Here we have soya pieces,

Kamiraphete preschool

1st November 2018: This is Kamiraphete preschool, which has about 20 students and three carers. Magret, on the left, has come with her two assistants (interns who have completed their MSCE as part of the WfZ Girl Child Student project) to do a little training with the

Our Lady’s School Fright Night

19th October 2018: Our daughter (on the left!) runs a "Fright Night" at Halloween-time in her school every year to support our Girl Child Student project. It also doubles as a fun introduction to each other for the first years. Because of the school's Data Protection policy, there are no pictures

Enterprise

13th October 2018: Every now and then the opportunity arises to join up a few more dots as we call it. No strategic plans, just simple innovations. This opportunity arises as we welcome back Boyd who lived with his mother Joyce, an employee on the farm, and

Learning to type

11th September 2018: Learning to type is one of our MSCE (Final exam in secondary school) graduates from last year. She came to Florence asking if she could come in every day and learn some skills. Everyone who come gets some basic training in computing. Here Ellen is being