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Visit to the Farm

8th August 2018: As part of our Summer Camp activities we have decided to expand past the Academic, so today one group of girls went to the farm in Lusangazi to look at our Climate Smart Horticulture, Fruit tree production and growing a range of local...

Preschool Training

19th July 2018: From Miriam:   [vc_column_text el_class="indent-message"] Hello boss, I was invited by the Office of Social Welfare to have the training of caregivers and committee of Bala area. They had the funding to give to the caregivers during the workshop. And they invited WfZ office under preschool department to conduct...

Training in Preschools

18th July 2018: After years assisting rural communities to set up and run pre-schools, the Ministry have finally come around to our way of thinking and invited Miriam and Margaret to do our training course for carers and management committees in eight schools, in Bala about...

Another Preschool on the move

10th July 2018: With the number now at seventy two the need for preschools just continues to grow. Even the poorest realise that education is a possible route out of the dire poverty they endure. Formal education by the state begins at six, and now even the...

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...