Little by little: Malawian school girl follows her dreams

Joyce Chisale in class at St Michael’s Girls Secondary School, after receiving her scholarship  © UNICEF Malawi/2017/Eldson Chagara By Andrew Brown, UNICEF Malawi St Michael’s Girls School in Mangochi is one of the better secondary schools in Malawi, although by international standards it doesn’t look like much. The buildings are run down with broken windows … Continue reading Little by little: Malawian school girl follows her dreams

Local hero: a rural teacher keeps children in school

Esther Ndiwo Banda teaches a class on life skills at a rural school in Dedza © UNICEF Malawi/2017/Andrew Brown By Andrew Brown, UNICEF Malawi Makankhula Full Primary School in Dedza is typical of Malawi’s rural schools. A row of brick and concrete buildings front onto a wide playing field between a range of low hills … Continue reading Local hero: a rural teacher keeps children in school

Meet Sydney: a rural teacher juggling two classes in one day

Sydney Chiunda teaches life skills to one of his two classes at a rural school in Nkhatabay © UNICEF Malawi/2017/Van de Merwe By Doreen Matonga, UNICEF Malawi Sydney Chiunda, 30, is a teacher at a rural school in Nkhatabay District. The school is located over 30 kilometres from Nkhatabay Boma but less than two kilometres from … Continue reading Meet Sydney: a rural teacher juggling two classes in one day