Marie, Volunteer Blog, 7/7/14

Winter has hit Malawi and it’s surprisingly cold! When I woke up yesterday it was misty and raining softly. Normally I love these mornings, as sitting in bed with a book and a cup of tea is my ideal. However yesterday was an important day – we had invited all the standard seven girls to […]

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Samantha Musser, International Coordinator Blog, 7/7/14

We’re in the midst of final examinations for all the standards at Nanthomba and with that, we’ve completed our English Activity Class for the year. This last week culminated the EAC with parties and prizes for our dedicated learners. Instead of the standard porrdige as the after school snack, we gave them all bags of […]

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Marie, Volunteer Blog, 6/1/14

My school project is finally operating. Actually it only took a week but given the simplicity of what I’m doing it seemed a long time! However, all permissions have been obtained, registers created and I now have a classroom so my small English support classes are running. I take groups of 8 students for 45-minute […]

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Faith Voigt, Volunteer Blog, 5/7/14

A glimpse into Faith’s work and time spent with the Nanthomba Full Primary students: SCHOOL WEEK 1 September 9 – 13 Monday, September 9th, 2013. 7:15 – 7:30, Assembly outside the staff room/library block, greeting the children, followed by a staff meeting during which the volunteers were introduced to the members of staff. I then […]

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Sam Musser, Volunteer Coordinator Blog, 10/20/13

The last two weeks have been a bit inconsistent with a few days off due to holidays. The first was on Monday the 7th, a holiday observed by schools that were started by members of the community. Nanthomba L.E.A. Primary School is one such place. “L.E.A.” stands for Local Education Authority, denoting who started the […]

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Tabatta, Volunteer Blog, 10/14/13

H.E.L.P. Malawi blog Sept 10-14, 2013 I’ve travelled to many places and volunteered for different organizations all over the world. Every experience is unique, positively overwhelming, challenging and absolutely life changing. As first impressions go, I feel that H.E.L.P. Malawi will be no different. I’ve been here for a week and I’ve seen and done […]

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Shifra & Harmen Volunteer Blog, 9/13/13

In our second week in Malawi the school started. On monday we were present at the opening of the year. Among other things, the children sang the national anthom, which was beautiful. It turns out they do this everyday at assembly and we have been enjoying it! The song really gets stuck in your head. […]

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Min Shinhye, UNESCO Volunteer Blog, 9/1/13

It is my first blog. So, I would like to introduce by myself first. Hello, my name is Min. (Actually, Min is my family name and Shinhye is my surname. And someone call me Mini that is kind of my nickname in Malawi. So, whatever you want, you can call me.) I am from S. […]

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