Tag: Malawi

Restructuring in Southern Africa

The restructuring of Jesuit Provinces in Southern Africa which will result in the formation of one large united region has been underway since 2014 and is an attempt to...

Eco Stoves Protect the Environment

The Jesuit Centre for Ecology and Development (JCED) in Malawi is distributing locally made fuel-efficient ceramic cooking stoves, known as chitetezo mbaula, among poor households in the Kasungu District...

Malawi’s Ecology Saviours

“We want our dreams to be so big they scare us”, says Adrian Makasa Chikwamo SJ, a Zambian Jesuit who is Director of the Jesuit Centre of Ecology and...

Will Civil Unrest in Malawi Affect Dzaleka?

People living in Dzaleka Refugee Camp have fled from conflict in their own countries to the stability of Malawi. But a contested election result has now caused civil unrest...

Nobody is too Poor to Give Time

  “In looking ahead, it’s good to look back!” says Kenneth Simalalo SJ, Head Teacher of Loyola Jesuit Secondary School, Malawi, as he reflects on the last ten years...

Congratulations to the Class of 2019!

  Friday, June 7th will be a very special day for Loyola Jesuit Secondary School (LJSS), when 49 girls and 48 boys will be its first ever graduates! LJSS...
Makasa and Fran Flood

Coping with climate injustice.

  I usually set off from home at 7.30 am on my journey to the office. It’s a half-hour walk which is very pleasant as almost invariably the sun...

Hands up at Loyola Jesuit Secondary School!

  After several years of an empty plot and then three years of busy construction work, Loyola Jesuit Secondary School (LJSS) moved from dream to reality last year. And...

Learning to Make a Living and a Difference

  After several years of an empty plot and then three years of busy construction work, Loyola Jesuit Secondary School (LJSS) has finally moved from dream to reality! In...

UN International Literacy Day 8th September at Kasungu, Malawi

What better way to mark United Nations International Literacy Day than by opening a brand new secondary school for children living in poverty. This week the Loyola Jesuit Secondary...
Kasungu Field before LJSS 2

Celebrating Achievement in Kasungu, Malawi

The Irish Jesuit Missions presents the second in its new series on achievement and the struggle towards success on the continent of Africa. A vision for discernment and faith...

Loyola Jesuit Secondary School, Kasungu, Malawi

  Malawi is one of the poorest countries in the world, ranking 171 out of 187 on the United Nations Human Development Index. But it is a peaceful country,...