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!
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?
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?
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.
This week at The Chazuka Project, we are taking a moment to look back on the journey so far. This all started when Alex, aged 23 at the time, came up with the idea to kayak the length of the three Great Lakes of Africa, starting with Lake Malawi… alone. You might assume that Alex … Continue reading How it all began…
The i-teachers team from left to right: Joe, Holly, Natalie, Olivia, Jamie, Shehla, Jack We at The Chazuka Project are very grateful to i-teachers for becoming our first corporate donors! i-teachers is an Education Consultancy offering a first-class recruitment service to schools, graduates and teachers. i-teachers understand just how important great teachers are and recruiting … Continue reading Corporate Donors
The Chazuka School has been open nearly 3 months now and we've been delighted to hear about all the progress the children have made. Teachers Ashia and Grace have worked their magic and shown the children that learning can be fun! Children who arrived at the school unable to read, write or even hold a … Continue reading Progress so far…
On Monday 25th February 2019, The Chazuka School officially opened to welcome 25 children through the doors and 2 teachers. This has been nearly 3 years in the making and is a testament to the hard work of the people in the village and our Founder, Alex Hill. The initial stage of the project was … Continue reading The School Doors Open