Chafisi School is being built about four kilometers from Kasungu Demonstration School, at the other side of the high way M1. When the school will be completed the youngest children won’t need to cross this dangerous road when walking to school. Parents and villagers from around the prospective Chafisi School have burnt thousands of bricks, brought large heaps of sand […]
The construction of the three Mwanawaleza school blocks in Salima District – supervised by Marcel and Siyani – is almost completed. The school blocks in Chigolo and Chenjerani are finished and have furniture. The objective is to finish the construction activities at Mtumbira towards the end of December 2015. The three schools will also receive solar lamps so […]
Kasungu Demonstration School was originally built for 400 pupils. At the moment the number of learners is exceeding 1,600. Standard one has got more than 300 learners. Mwanawaleza has helped writing a proposal for the construction of a junior feeder school in Msolola Area.
The members of Chikondi Women Group in Salima participated in a tailoring training, thanks to a donation of the Friends Of Malawi Association (FOMA). The women are now able to include lining in their handmade bags and sew school uniforms for the learners of Mtumbira Primary School.
Lecturers from Kasungu Teachers’ Training College teach secondary school pupils, who have not been selected for public secondary schools and/or are not able to pay school fees. A Dutch sponsor has helped Kasungu Open Secondary School by providing teacher’s guides and learner’s books. These are very welcome: ‘Zikomo kwambiri!’
Thanks to a contribution from the Netherlands the Department of Expressive Arts will start making and selling t-shirts as an Income Generating Activity. The profits will be spent on sports equipment.
Kasungu Demonstration Primary School (part of Kasungu Teachers’ Training College) has got an English club for learners in the junior and senior classes. Mwanawaleza Foundation has donated a box with twenty dictionaries Chichewa – English / English – Chichewa to the English club.
The farming of groundnuts as an Income Generating Activity (IGA) for Mwanawaleza is going well so far. Marcel and Mr. Kaonga, a retired agricultural expert from Salima, visited the plot near Mtumbira School.
Thanks to a primary school from the Netherlands (CBS De Vliet in Klaaswaal) learners of the junior section of Chenjerani Primary School received school books. ‘Zikomo kwambiri’ to everyone who made this possible!
Mariska has written a proposal together with Mr. Chibwe, principal of Kasungu Teachers’ Training College, to improve the water and sanitation problems on campus. There is often no tap water so that all the employees, more than 500 students and villagers share water from one borehole. Thankfully two big water tanks are being built for the students’ hostels.