How to Donate to the Funo Langa Campaign

Funo Langa is a fundraising campaign for the Girls Secondary Education Trust Fund. It was set up to provide access to quality education for vulnerable students in Malawi, particularly girls. The Trust brings together existing scholarship schemes run by different organisations, including UNICEF, and will mobilize additional financial and technical resources to help academically successful students from poor backgrounds finish their secondary education.

Funo Langa campaign launched to support poor students

It was a historic evening for girls in Malawi on Wednesday 5th December at the Mt. Soche hotel in Blantyre. Dignitaries from different sectors in the country gathered to be a part of the Official Launch of the fundraising campaign for the Girls Secondary Education Trust Fund. The Trust Fund referred to as “Funo Langa”, was set up to provide access to quality education for vulnerable students in Malawi, particularly girls.

Educating Rita: teenager returns to school

Rita is a bright 16-year-old who usually finishes in the top five of her class. She’s confident and outgoing, and laughs easily. Rita is approaching her final exams, and expected to do well. Sitting on a bench outside her classroom with a group of friends at break time, it is easy to imagine her having a bright future. But for Rita, her obvious potential was not always sure to be achieved. She comes from a very poor family, and without a scholarship, might not have finished school at all.

Investing In Young Talent In Malawi

Rehema (far right) with her fellow K.I.N.D scholarship recipients at Namwera Community Day Secondary School © UNICEF Malawi/2017/ Eldson Chagara By Lauren Davitt, UNICEF USA Rehema is quiet and soft-spoken, introducing herself shyly when we first meet at her high school in Namwera, in rural Malawi. She sees that I have a stack of notes and … Continue reading Investing In Young Talent In Malawi