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New Garden at Determined to Develop 1
New Garden at Determined to Develop 1
New Garden at Determined to Develop 2
New Garden at Determined to Develop 3

New garden at Determined to Develop

Maji Zuwa and Determined to Develop have previously grown a small number of vegetables to supplement the diet of the residential sponsored youth. With the help of three fantastic engineering students from University of Dayton, we have built a much larger garden, and installed a drip irrigation system, which will…

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Determined to Develop Guests and Partnerships 1
Determined to Develop Guests and Partnerships 1
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Determined to Develop guests and partnerships

Determined to Develop has had a very exciting couple of months, with a number of varied guests, volunteers and students joining us at our home base, Maji Zuwa. D2D is a host organization for Malawian and British volunteers through a partnership with the international youth organization Lattitude Global Volunteering, and…

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Wishing All Our Students Good Luck on Their Final Exams 1
Wishing All Our Students Good Luck on Their Final Exams 1
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Wishing all our D2D students the best on their final exams

This week Form Four students (the final year of Secondary school in Malawi) across the country are sitting their Malawi School Certificate Examination (MSCE). The MSCE is a two-week long national exam sat by all school leavers. A minimum of six subjects are taken with each subject scored individually on…

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Khwawa High School Gets Electricity With Help From Determined to Develop 2
Khwawa High School Gets Electricity With Help From Determined to Develop 2
Khwawa High School Gets Electricity With Help From Determined to Develop 1

Determined to Develop helps Khwawa High School get electricity

On Tuesday, May 26, on the quiet evening campus of Khwawa Community Day Secondary School, the flick of a switch turned on a light bulb in one of the school’s classrooms. This small motion carried monumental significance in the development of the school. Within the 40+ years of the school’s…

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Lt. Col. Joseph Williams Speaks to Determined to Develop Students

Lt. Col. Joseph Williams speaks to Determined to Develop students

Maji Zuwa was lucky to receive Lieutenant Colonel Joseph E. Williams, the most senior United States’ Defense official and Defense Attaché to both the Malawian and Zimbabwean Embassies. Lt. Col. Williams was in the northern region on a base inspection of Chilumba Barracks, the final military installation he visited while…

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Determined to Develop Icreases Support for Nursery Schools in Sangilo 1
Determined to Develop Icreases Support for Nursery Schools in Sangilo 1
Determined to Develop Icreases Support for Nursery Schools in Sangilo 2
Determined to Develop Icreases Support for Nursery Schools in Sangilo 3

Determined to Develop increases support for nursery schools

Determined to Develop supports four nursery schools in the Sangilo area, which together provide Early Childhood Development (ECD) education for over 350 children. Education is vital for alleviating poverty and the World Bank Human Development Network (2013) has found that access to nursery education prepares young children for primary school.…

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160 Determined to Develop Students Attend Youth Leadership Workshop 1
160 Determined to Develop Students Attend Youth Leadership Workshop 1
160 Determined to Develop Students Attend Youth Leadership Workshop 2
160 Determined to Develop Students Attend Youth Leadership Workshop 3
160 Determined to Develop Students Attend Youth Leadership Workshop 4

160 Determined to Develop students attend Youth Leadership Workshop

Determined to Develop held a residential Youth Leadership Workshop between the 2nd and 4th April for all the students who have their school fees paid through the D2D Youth Sponsorship Program. The workshop was held over Easter, during the school holidays to give as many youth as possible a chance…

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Determined to Develop Youth Sponsorship Program 1
Determined to Develop Youth Sponsorship Program 1
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Determined to Develop Youth Sponsorship Program

Determined to Develop’s largest area of work is the Youth Sponsorship Program, which covers school fees for over 120 students. While most of our sponsored youth attend secondary school, we also sponsor several students attending primary school and university. How does the Malawian School system work? In Malawi a child…

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Determined to Develop School Children Assist with Reforestation Project 1
Determined to Develop School Children Assist with Reforestation Project 1
Determined to Develop School Children Assist with Reforestation Project 2
Determined to Develop School Children Assist with Reforestation Project 3
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Determined to Develop School Children Assist with Reforestation Project 5
Determined to Develop School Children Assist with Reforestation Project 6

School Children Assist With Reforestation Efforts in Sangilo

It was an exciting week for our reforestation project, which saw the planting of our seedlings we have been growing to halt the levels of deforestation in Sangilo. Deforestation is a major environmental threat, not only in Sangilo Village, but throughout the whole of Malawi. High rates of deforestation can…

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