Who Am I? Hi! I’m Ella, the Digital Marketing Volunteer at The Chazuka Project. I am 20 years old and I am originally from York which is where my interest in marketing began. I studied Business for 4 years at school and sixth form and after my studies I took a gap year, as like … Continue reading Team Chazuka: Meet Ella
A top Christmas gift for a tenner
Donate Now A new fragrance, trainers, a new phone, a brand new tablet, cinema vouchers, candle sets, make-up, season tickets, clothes vouchers – the Christmas 2019 ‘must- have’ list is endless, right? But all the children in Chazuka, Malawi, need for Christmas is hope. Hope that the doors of their school, The Chazuka School, will … Continue reading A top Christmas gift for a tenner
Look whose birthday it is!
Give us a birthday present It’s our birthday! (Well, our belated birthday - forgive us for the delay as we announced this to our donors first). We're so happy to announce that the 4th November, 2019, marks the official date that The Chazuka Project received charity status. An accidental story Alex Hill, Co-Founder and Trustee … Continue reading Look whose birthday it is!
Why Meghan had to dance
Donate Now ITV’s recent documentary, which followed The Duke and Duchess of Sussex on their African tour, received high acclaim. Tom Bradby’s supportive and sympathetic style questioning style showed the couple in a new light. Despite highlighting the couple’s vulnerability, what cannot be disputed is the love they have for the continent. Both Harry and … Continue reading Why Meghan had to dance
How to be a great teacher
Donate Now Remember your favourite teacher at school? The teacher who believed in you even when you didn’t believe in yourself. She or he who had a profound impact on the adult you became. Teachers come with a full set of superpowers almost undetectable to muggles. The power to not only educate but mediate, counsel and … Continue reading How to be a great teacher
Harry was there to celebrate women
How do young girls in Malawi view their future? For those growing up in rural Malawi, the women who surround them are often marginalised and undertake only traditional roles. If these young girls are not seeing a different way, an alternative path, modelled to them by their elders, then how can they aspire, hope or … Continue reading Harry was there to celebrate women
We are so excited to see the Duke and Duchess of Sussex arrive in Africa. Both the Duke and Duchess adore the continent, referring to it as their second home. All eyes are on Africa, and the Duchess, it seems. Donate Now Championing women The Duchess, beautiful as ever, was seen at the start of … Continue reading Woman Power!
Why does learning feel so good?
Donate Now It’s back to school for the children of Chazuka! If you walked into the nursery school then 25 beaming faces would shine back at you. Why? Because the children just love being in school. This week, we answer the question: why does learning feel so good? 1st week back at school! Go team … Continue reading Why does learning feel so good?
How can you change the world with a eucalyptus tree, bicycle parts and scrap metal?
Donate Now This week at The Chazuka Project, we reflect on the incredible success of Malawi’s, William Kamkwamba. Turning on the lights In rural Wimbe, Malawi, the Kamkwamba family’s farm was struck down by the country’s worst drought for fifty years. Relying on crops for income, the Kamkwamba family could no longer afford for their … Continue reading How can you change the world with a eucalyptus tree, bicycle parts and scrap metal?
Education in Malawi and the U.K.
This week at The Chazuka Project, we review the educational diet for children in both Malawi and the UK. Primary education in Malawi Malawian children enter primary school at the age of six and stay until they are fourteen years of age. The government does not fund education before the age of six, meaning the … Continue reading Education in Malawi and the U.K.