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Meet the Students2018-09-17T09:45:02+00:00

Meet the Students

Who are the children the project is benefiting? Get to know some of the students of Matandani.

McDonald, 6 Years Old

Hello!

I am six years old.
My favourite colour is red.
I love playing with marbles, football and chatting with friends.
I like studying mathematics.
I want to be a teacher.

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Felista, 5 Years Old

Felista, 5 Years Old

I am five years old.
My favourite colour is yellow.
I like to role play.
I get up at 6:30 a.m. and walk 10-15 minutes to school.
I like to study English and Chichewa.
My favorite food is nsima with fish and mangoes.

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Memory, 9 Years Old

Hello!

I am nine years old.
My favourite colour is red and yellow.
I love playing ball.
My favourite food is rice with meat.

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Alick, 7 Years Old

Hello!

I am 7 years old.
My favorite color is red.
My favorite sport is running.
I love to eat nsima with chicken.
I want to be a teacher when I grow up.

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Mildred, 7 Years Old

Hello!

I love reading and playing netball.
My favourite subject is mathematics.
I have three brothers and two sisters.
In the morning I wake up at 6:00 a.m. and sweep and fetch water before going to school.
When I grow up I want to become a soldier. I like seeing female soldiers.

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Ismaila, 7 Years Old

Hello!

I am ten years old.
My favourite colour is black and purple.
I love playing any kind of ball.
I get up at 4:00 a.m. to go to to the farm and fetch water.
I want to be a driver when I grow up.

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Razak, 9 Years Old

Hello!

My favourite colour is red and black.
I like playing football.
I get up at 4:00 a.m. to go to sweep and fetch water before school. It takes me 5-10 minutes to walk to school.
After school, I fetch water and go to Madras for Islamic studies.
My favourite food is nsima and vegetables.
I live with my mother and my father is working in South Africa.

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Hawa, 10 years old

Hello!

My favourite colour is blakc.
I love eating nsima with okra.
I like to swim and play netball.
I have 3 brothers and 2 sisters.
I wake up at 5:00 a.m. and fetch water, sweep and clean dishes before school.
I go to choir practice after school on Wednesday and Friday.
I want to be a teacher in the future.

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Patrick, 9 Years Old

Hello!

My favourite colour is blue and purple.
I like to eat nsima, goat meat, rice and eggs.
I love to play football.
After school, I go to choir practice and read what I learned in school.
I want to become a teacher because I know it’s important to transfer knowledge to others.

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Tamara, 11 Years Old

Hello!

My favourite colours are black and white.
I like playing netball and reading.
My favourite subject is mathematics.
I want to become a nurse. I like to watch nurses when I go to the hospital. I like their uniform.
I live with my uncle who is a tailor.

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Chimwemwe, 11 Years Old

Hello!

My favourite colours are black.
I like to play football.
My favourite subject is English.
I love to eat rice with Irish potatoes.
I wake up at 5:00 a.m.  and go to the farm to help out and fetch water before school.
I want to be a journalist when I grow up. I like listening to journalists on the radio.

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Diana, 11 Years Old

Hello!

My favourite colour is pink.
I like playing netball and going to the tutor’s.
I wake up at 6:00 a.m. and sweep before I go to school.
My favourite subject is mathematics.
I want to become a nurse. I like nurse uniforms.
I live with my mom and dad. My mom owns a shop.

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Chikltulupiliro, 13 Years Old

Hello!

I like playing bawo (a game board), running and being with friends.
I wake up a 6:00 a.m and before school I wash dishes and fetch water. It takes me 15-30 minutes to walk to school.
My favorite subject is mathematics.
After school, I go to an after school club.
I like to eat rice and vegetables.
I want to become a nurse. I want to give people good medical care.

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Christopher, 11 Years Old

Hello!

My favourite colours are black and white.
I like playing football, telling stories and playing bawo (a game board).
I wake up at 4:30 a.m. and sweep and fetch water before I go to school. It takes me 30 – 45 minutes to walk to school.
My favourite subject is mathematics.
After school I go to choir practice.
I want to become a doctor when I grow up. I want to save lives.

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Eliza, 15 Years Old

Hello!

My favourite sport is netball.
I like to eat nsima and chicken.
I wake up at 6:00 a.m. to clean plates and sweep.
My favourite subject is English.
After school I read and go to choir practice.
When I grow up I want to become a nurse to help sick people.
I have two brothers and sisters. I live with my mom and dad. My dad is a farmer.

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Faiza, 14 Years Old

Hello!

I wake up at 5:30 a.m. and clean the house and fetch water before going to school. I clean the school yard and classrooms before school starts.
My favourite subject is English. I want to communicate to other people from other countries.
After school, I attend Madras school (Muslim religious school).
My father is a carpenter and a farmer. Sometimes I help my father making doors and benches.
In the future I want to become a judge and help vulnerable people.

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