Zomba Summer School 2017

This years Summer School is planned from July 24th to August 18th 2017.

Already there are 12 volunteers committed to this great event. Now becoming an annual Learning Event.

Do join our volunteers in their fund raising events. A calendar of which you can follow here.

A good understanding of the great work of the Summer School can be drawn from the most recent blogs below:

A first time volunteer

A first time volunteer returned

Chifundo Golf Classic at Greystones Golf Club

Drermot Cahill's Golf 101The sun shone on all of us as we enjoyed an incredible day’s golf one Friday in September.

Check out all the photos from our smashing day at the Greystones Golf Club all in aid of the Chifundo Foundation.

We’d like to thank everyone for taking part and for helping us smash our fundraising target.

We hope you had a wonderful time during the day and enjoyed the delicious food and your well earned drinks afterwards.

We look forward to doing it all again next year!

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A first time volunteer

Philip Bourke on his maiden voyage to Chifundo“Why are you doing it?” he asked, his eyes burning a hole in my conscience. I held his inquisitive gaze for a moment before I asked him to repeat the question. Not because I’d forgotten the question, I was simply buying some time as I figured out how best to respond. Continue reading

Research Opportunity

Earlier this year Stephen Walsh with a team of research scientists from DIT won the Alltech Innovation award for their research project on the various Nutritional and curative values contained in the Moringa Tree. This tree grows lavishly around the Zomba area of Malawi and Stephen has volunteered to travel to the Summer School and continue their research at a field level while participating in the whole project.

That’s Stephen 3rd from Right:

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London in the Spirit

Our volunteers continue their big Fund Raising efforts. This time Freddy, Dan, Ellie and Peter came together in Freddy’s home to lay on a pre- Brexit dinner and many friends joined them to raise funds, enjoy a meal and a lot of musical entertainment. London PartyLooks like they are enjoying themselves.The Volunteer Team IMG_6174