Tag: education


Jun
From Charcoal Seller to Conserving Trees
Mapopa Munthari was one of the lucky ones to finish secondary education. However, the lack of opportunities meant that, even with an education, he turned to the illegal charcoal buying and selling business. For the past 11 years he has been transporting several bags of charcoal each day to...
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May
2019 Library Report
A library not only helps to encourage the habit of reading, but inspires a thirst for knowledge which generates understanding and openness to new ideas. From the relatively small facility it once was in 2005, over the past number of years the community library has grown and now offers...
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May
Trainee Teacher to Management
Morton Banda joined Ripple Africa in 2005 as a trainee teacher at Mwaya Primary School before being promoted to the role of assistant-Manager at Mwaya. He then became Mwaya Manager and has since managed many building projects including the construction of Mwaya Dispensary, Kapanda Secondary School and numerous classroom...
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May
Celebrating 17 Years of Ripple Africa
In May 2003 Ripple Africa was founded by Geoff and Liz Furber. For 17 years Ripple Africa has been the catalyst empowering Malawians to sustainably manage their natural resources, community by community by providing a hand UP and not a hand out. Originally supporting local Education and Healthcare initiatives,...
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Mar
Thank you Art Play London!
We’d like to say a huge thank you to Art Play London and all who supported their fundraising event on Sunday for raising £1,100 for our pre-schools in rural Malawi. Ripple Africa run eight pre- schools and have over 800 children registered and attending. Every day they learn, sing,...
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Jan
Pre-school Training and Maintenance
Our eight pre-schools are run by enthusiastic teachers who love working with the children. They also love learning new concepts so all 27 teachers and our Pre-school Coordinator Charles Domingo were involved in a Rainbow Play training event which included a four day away workshop followed up by a...
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