Classroom of the Future

August 19, 2017

 One of the biggest challenges in Matandani and most schools in Malawi is huge class sizes with many children coming to school for the first time at the age of 10 or even 12!  At Matandani alone… we have an average of 165 in a class with the youngest class,  Standard 1, having the biggest […]

Lots of Progress!

July 29, 2017

FUN AND GAMES AT MATANDANI Thanks to all the wonderful volunteers for bringing out lots of new sports equipment. We were able to fix new netball nets for the girls and bring out lots of new footballs, netballs and volleyballs! Two parachutes for the younger children were also brought out and Emma and Clare showed […]

The Volunteers Arrive!

July 15, 2017

These last two weeks have seen the arrival of 6 new volunteers from Ireland and the UK- Bernie, Tara, Maura, Clare, Emma and Klara! After a few days at the school to observe some lessons. We even played some sports like badminton and volleyball. The children have really taken to volleyball with the school team […]

June Update

June 10, 2017

It is great to be back at Matandani! While getting the tour of the school with Kenneth, I am so impressed with how Matandani has kept the school looking great, fully maintained and working well! Popping my head into some of the classes, I watch as the teachers are busy teaching their large classes. Again […]

Progress of New Classroom Block

March 27, 2017

We are delighted that work has commenced on a new classroom block at Matandani. To date, this will be the biggest building on the school grounds. It will comprise of two classrooms and a multi-purpose room/staff room. Construction is ongoing and stage one of the build has being successfully completed. This includes foundation works and […]

PLAN of Work – 2017

February 16, 2017

Matandani School Plan – 2017 Complete the new block with two classrooms and a multipurpose room – €5000 This new block has commenced and is being constructed with the fundraising efforts from last year. We have enough money to get it to roof level, but more money is needed to complete the roof and complete […]

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