20 October 2017- our Southern Region Team went for a standout talk at bangwe cdss! This was part of the activities under our Maphunziro265 mentorship program. The mentorship program is one of Maphunziro265 flagship activities! It aims at inspiring, motivating and encouraging young scholars! The presentations done at Bangwe CDSS were: 1.Introduction of maphunziro265 2.Goal Setting 3.Real Life Motivating Experiences
13 October 2017- Maphunziro 265 had a mentorship session and an awareness talk at Cape Maclear CDSS in Mangochi. The school is found along Lake Malawi. The session was attended by 101 students. Topics covered; reading skills, academic excellence and impacts of sexual relationships.
14 September 2017 – Here are the highlights of the Chevening writeshops that Maphunziro265 conducted in Blantyre, Lilongwe and Mzuzu.
23 August, 2017-Pamela Kainja is a 17-year-old girl from Chimwaza Village, TA Mkukula in Dowa. She commutes to Senga Community Day Secondary School for a distance of six kilometers and she will be starting form 4 come the next academic year. Pamela’s Parents struggle to raise her school fees plus learning materials. Growing up in a community that fails to
22 August, 2017-Lestina Kachokera is a 16-year-old girl from Chembe Village, Cape Maclear. She is a self-border at Cape Maclear Community Day Secondary School and she will be starting form 2 come the next academic year. Lestina’s Parents are poor hence cannot afford to fund her education. Growing up in a community that doesn’t support girls education has motivated her
1 July 2017, Highlights of the Blantyre standout talk
13 June, 2017-What does it take for one for get a scholarship/fellowship? What does it take for one to secure a university admission? How do you answer the question: tell us about yourself? These are some of the questions that were addressed at the standout talks that took place on 11th June,2017, at the International Christian Assembly(ICA), in Lilongwe, Malawi.
10 June 2017-Tamandani Magandala. Form 2 at Nyambadwe Day Sec School. Her father lost his messenger job and mother feeds the family off nandolo business. Works hard, wants to be a nurse. Identified by the Blantyre Youth Group.
7 June, 2017-Meet Edwin Chisaka, form 2 at Chirimba Community day school. Father passed on, mother has financial challenges, survives on selling vegetables. Used to do pieceworks so he gets back to school. Hard working student and he wants to be a doctor. Second recipient of THE FREDOKISS SCHOLARSHIP through The Ghetto Shoulder Initiative in partnership with The Blantyre Youth
5 June 2017-Meet Richard Gogoda, 17years old, form 3 at Chirimba Community day school. Father passed on, mother has financial challenges. Hard working student and he wants to be a lawyer. Recipent of THE FREDOKISS SCHOLARSHIP through The Ghetto Shoulder Initiative in partnership with The Blantyre Youth Organisation.