For the next four weeks (September 26 to October 26, 2018), APU founder and director Memory Mdyetseni, will be travelling to meet with Canadian sponsors, donors, and APU champions to thank them for their incredible support over the past 12 years and to share the news of our ‘Finish The School’ campaign with the ultimate Read more about Memory Mdyetseni’s 2018 Canadian Speaking Tour[…]
Dear supporters of APU, We wanted to give you a brief update on the progress that has been made on the work that was planned as a part of our $235,000 USD ($320,000 CAD) Global Grant from Rotary International The below are images of work that is taking place at APU as we speak. All Read more about Update: Our Progress with the Rotary Global Grant[…]
See the news article by Lameck Masina posted December 6, 2017 on Voice of Africa News. Click here for the original article, titled “After Avoiding Early Marriage, Malawi Woman Provides Free Education to Rural Girls.” Full-text of the article is available below: LILONGWE, MALAWI — Atsikana Pa Ulendo (APU) is a symbol of hope for girls Read more about Voice of Africa News article on APU[…]
Listen to the recent interview with APU Co-Founder Memory Chadzeza, who is joined by Co-Founder Christie Johnson and Lead Project Engineer Henry Mdyetseni.
Watch APU-MEF Founder and Executive Director Christie Johnson speak to APU Teachers on one of her recent visits to our school.
Here’s a short video taken by one of our APU alumna following the school’s Monday morning assembly. It’s an impressive sight to see all of our girls and their enthusiasm for learning (on a Monday morning, no less!).
We’re excited to show you these pictures of one of our more recent construction projects—it’s a 2-bedroom single-unit house for teachers. Most of the teachers’ housing consists of large, 3-bedroom duplexes. However, as many of our teachers are single and do not have their families with them, smaller units like this have been designed to Read more about Take a look at our newest teacher’s house![…]
Recently, we received a photo from Memory of the primary school students who have now planted upwards of 400 APU-grown trees in their local community. They are photographed here in front of the Nsalu police station whose grounds, Memory says, have been barren ever since it was first built. This station was once a scene Read more about Primary Students Plant 400+ Trees in Community[…]
APU Malawi Education Foundation would like to welcome Michele Parkin to our Board of Directors, joining us in early 2018. Michele has served as a senior leader in post-secondary education for 14 years, and is presently the Associate Vice-President, Faculty Relations and Academic Administration at University of Victoria. She is trained as a lawyer and Read more about Welcome to our new Board Member, Michele Parkin[…]
Since opening the school in 2008, we have set our scholarships at $1000 per student per year. We are now finding that this is not enough to cover the cost of some of the additional expenses that our scholarship girls struggle to pay. These expenses include personal bedding ($60), 2 complete sets of the school Read more about Notice to Sponsors[…]