Year 2 – Highlights 2016

Thank you to everyone for helping us achieve the following this year!
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1. Installed a tap and sink in each of the 10 classrooms so they can have clean water

    and be able to wash their hands.

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2. Built a new toilet block for the girls – four toilets – manual flushing toilets.

3. Built a new toilet block for the boys – four toilets – manual flushing toilets.

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4. Built two new toilets for the teachers – flushing western toilets! – ladies & gents.

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5. Painted and fully stocked the new First Aid cabinet.

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6. Constructed and upgraded the drainage system around the school area.

 

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7. Completed the grass netball court by installing the metal Olympic sized netball rings.

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8. Constructed new volleyball and badminton courts.

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9. Made a new Sports Box to hold all the donated sports equipment such as badminton racquets & nets, volleyball net and training balls, footballs, bibs and cones.

 

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10. Constructed a new entrance and road into the school.

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11. Donated a set of 40 football jerseys and socks for the school teams – (orange).

 

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12. Painted the roofs of the classroom blocks green to help protect them and make them last longer.

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13. Upgraded older toilets to manual flush toilets for the boys and girls.

 

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14. Levelled and re-aligned the football pitch and added topsoil to help the grass grow all over the pitch.

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15. Bought a new A3 colour printer and A3 laminator to make class resources for displays.

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16. Donated a laptop and smartphone to Kenneth (deputy-head of Matandani) to keep the consistent and reliable communication

between Ireland and Malawi.

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17. Bought and replaced nearly all teachers’ manuals for each subject/standard.

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18. Started a new project with ‘Mooncups’ for the female students.

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19. Built over 200 benches for the children in Std 1- 5 to sit on instead of the floor.

 

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20. Extended the security lights to the front and back of all the classroom blocks at Matandani.

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21. Replaced all classroom doors with new good quality hardwood doors that should last a very long time and keep the buildings secure.

 

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22. Renovated classrooms and printed posters/teaching resources for each class/standard.

 

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23. Matandani’s teachers created a 3D map of Malawi outside, including features like mountains, rivers and major towns/cities.

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24. Reconstructed the original borehole water pump at the school with working drainage.

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Thank you again. We’re looking forward to seeing what’s in store for 2017!

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