Determined to Develop Tough Decisions 1
Determined to Develop Tough Decisions 1
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Tough decisions

  • May 6, 2014

There are three types of government secondary schools in Malawi. To be selected to such a school, students take an exam in Standard 8 (8th grade). Only the top third of students are selected to secondary schools. Of that top 33%, the students are sent to either a National Boarding…

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Determined to Develop now has running water 1
Determined to Develop now has running water 1
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Determined to Develop now has running water 4
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Determined to Develop now has running water 9
Determined to Develop now has running water 10

Determined to Develop students now have running water

  • April 27, 2014

Since it’s inception, Determined to Develop and Maji Zuwa (the lodge and economic center that provides food and shelter for many of the students sponsored by Determined to Develop) got their water in typical Malawi fashion, by carrying large tubs of water directly from Lake Malawi and then dumping them…

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Easter mass in Malawi, Africa

  • April 27, 2014

I bet you’ve never been to a mass this exciting. It was enjoyable seeing and hearing Father Kondwani do the homily and meeting the Bishop of Malawi for lunch afterwards. One of the many cultural outings offered by Determined to Develop in Malawi, Africa.

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Did you know that Maji Zuwa has a theme song?

  • April 27, 2014

Determined to Develop students happy to be back to Maji Zuwa after our weekend trip to Nkhata Bay. Maji Zuwa is the lodge and economic center that provides food and shelter for many of the students sponsored by Determined to Develop. Tawonga chomene (We thank you)

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Determined to Develop Stealer of my heart

Stealer of my heart

  • January 26, 2014

There is one of my learners who has changed my world forever, in an everlasting permanent way: Lowani. This brilliant boy who is the top of my class, stealer of my heart, is also an orphan. I’ve learned a lot about Malawi and it’s not hard to see that education…

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Determined to Develop builds a new nursery school 1
Determined to Develop builds a new nursery school 1
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Determined to Develop builds a new nursery school 3
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Determined to Develop builds a new nursery school

  • January 25, 2014

The old Sangilo nursery school was very crowded and the children were often forced to learn outside because of a lack of space and smoke that came from the fire used to cook porridge in one of the small classrooms. Through your generous donations, Determined To Develop recently built a…

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40ft shipping container arrives in Malawi

  • January 23, 2014

Since the inception of Determined to Develop, the logistical challenge of receiving goods in northern Malawi became painfully evident. Matt soon realized that purchasing locally was not an option for many of the much needed items, and shipping piece mail from the states was very cost prohibitive. The objective then…

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Water for the warm heart of Africa
Water for the warm heart of Africa
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Water for the Warm Heart of Africa

  • January 22, 2014

A group of eager guests gathered around a table at the entrance; each one searching through the pile of nametags, scanning over names like, Gov. Bob Taft and President Daniel Curran. Guests began to stretch further into the room, passing table after table decorated with menus and agendas. A little…

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