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Determined to Develop Tough Decisions 1
Determined to Develop Tough Decisions 1
Determined to Develop Tough Decisions 2
Determined to Develop Tough Decisions 3
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Tough decisions

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…

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Easter mass in Malawi, Africa

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…

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Determined to Develop Stealer of my heart

Stealer of my heart

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…

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40ft shipping container arrives in Malawi

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…

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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

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…

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