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Remembering January 2010 at MOET School

Ben Reynolds (Volunteer) Leaving the UK in the grip of its coldest winter for years and arriving in Malawi, its lush vegetation extending from the Lakes tranquil shores, my feeling of a slightly nervous Africa novice soon began to recede. Upon arrival at M.O.E.T school, I soon began to realise that the numerous, welcoming –…
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Article on MOET School in Malawi Nation – September 2010

Angela Head (Trustee) I am pleased to announce that the work done at MOET School received national coverage on 14th September 2010 on Malawi Nation’s news website:  ‘Plight of children along the lake’ ‘The future of Annet Mdala, 15, of Mpemba Village T/A Mponda in Mangochi was full of doubt.  The girl, whose parents died…
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Lake of Stars Festival delegation visit MOET School

Patterson Majonanga (Headmaster & Director) Lake of Stars is an annual festival which attracts many people from all of the world and this year MOET School was lucky to have been able to welcome a delegation of 30 participants.  They were given a tour of the school, met the orphans and also worked with them and the teachers on…
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MOET proves cassava is an effective alternative to maize when water is scarce

Patterson Majonanga (Headmaster & Director) In a bid to promote permaculture in the communities Dzimwe radio, a community radio station, organised a tour for Community Radio Listening Clubs to learn how permaculture is being implemented at Mangochi Orphans Education and Training.  The group was accompanied by officials from Wildlife and Environmental Society in Malawi, Swedish International…
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German volunteers arrive at MOET School

Patterson Majonanga (Headmaster and Director) Through the partnership that exists between MOET and DED, a German volunteer organisation, Marrie and Fabien, both 19 and from Berlin and Hanover respectively, join MOET to do volunteer work from September 2010 to September 2011.  They will be assisting in different disciplines including teaching in classes, computing, crafts, sports…
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FOMOE gets UK registered charity status

I am delighted to announce that as of 14th September FOMOE is a registered UK charity – number 1137984.  Thank you everyone for helping us achieve this fantastic goal.  Registration will give assurance to our donors and expand our ability to raise money for some of the most under-priveleged and needy kids in Malawi. Robin…
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Graduation of first students of MOET School

Patterson  On 3rd July 2010, just over 10 years since its humble beginnings under a grass shelter, MOET School was proud to graduate 17 students who had successfully passed their Certificate of Primary Education. 

FOMOE applies for Registered Charity Status in the UK

Robin We are pleased to report that our application for UK registered charity status for FOMOE is with the Charity Commission and we are awaiting their approval. 

Volunteers visiting in July 2010 arrive back in UK

Michael, Susan and Hilary    Having made a brief visit to MOET in 2008 and maintaining contact since then, we were keen to return for a longer period of time, to help in the classrooms and learn more about philosophy of permaculture.