Update 4 – Flushed with Success; Water Everywhere

August 29, 2016

Throughout the summer the two main activities at Matandani have been the construction of new toilets and the installation of sinks in every classroom. The work required to connect all of the classrooms to a piped water supply has meant the creation of a new system of plumbing and it has been a long process, […]

Update 3 – Activity Heating Up!

July 29, 2016

As the weather heats up here in Malawi the pace of activity at the school is also heating up! It is the final week for 8 of the 10 volunteers so it has been a busy week getting everything in place for the school, before they head off.   The main activity for the Irish […]

Update: Number Two

July 25, 2016

Work continues at Matandani with numerous activity around the school. With 10 volunteers there’s plenty of willing hands around to help with all of the work. The volunteers are discovering skills they didn’t know they had, and the school is improving at a rapid rate. The main areas of activity are: Classrooms and Teaching Resources […]

JULY – Update

July 19, 2016

The summer of 2016 started with ambitious plans for Matandani. The project has grown in strength from the previous summer, resulting in 10 new volunteers and a successful fundraising drive. The new volunteers arrived at Matandani and were eager to get straight in to one of the many projects identified for the summer.    The […]

A New Era at Matandani

April 24, 2016

There have been lots of changes at Matandani over the last couple of weeks! There are two especially big piece of news for the school. First, our very own head teacher Mr. Limbe has retired after many, many years of being a teacher in Malawi. We are sad to see him go, but we wish […]

Plan of Work – 2016

April 18, 2016

  Currently, Matandani has two communal water taps connected to mains water by pipes that we installed in Year 1 of the project. This year, one of our priorities is to extend mains water to taps in each classroom. The two outside water taps currently cater for 1400 children, but with a tap in every […]

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