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Patterson’s blog: Consulting with parents improves pupil voice

  This month, MOET has conducted a meeting with parents with an intention to discuss and agree with parents on the children welfare and on general discipline of pupils. This is a routine meeting that normally take place every year to reflect on the the general conduct and perfomance of students. The gathering also takes…
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Patterson’s blog: Food encourages pupils to continue with their education

This month is known as a very lean month in Malawi which means that hunger looms in most households.  This happens because there is always far much less food in reserves .This means that prices rise to their very highest, driven by the law of demand and supply. Unfortunately many poor households find their prices…
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Patterson’s blog: Permaculture brings food and profits

The permaculture programme at Moet is an expression of hopes, dreams and values but also provides a very useful source of income.  There are three dams and one pond of fish on the site and this month, we have harvested the fish in one of the dams. The harvested fish was either sold to staff…
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Patterson’s report: Fixed borehole brings new water

Moet had to stop using the borehole five months ago because it was broken. It is quite old as it was dug in 2003 and we have been using it ever since. The lack of a borehole has caused some problems because when the power goes off, the water pump stops working and there was…
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Patterson’s blog: Toothbrush gift leads to smiles all round

Members of a Dutch hygiene organisation have showed they were bristling with generosity when they gave toothbrushes to help children in Moet.  Esther Teunissen came to give the toothbrushes and toothpaste personally. The children were delighted to see  Esther again as she also visited MOET last year and wanted to help further. The Hygiene Club has…
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Patterson’s blog: Keeping healthy and springing into the future with advice from health-care professionals

Pupils learnt about keeping healthy and fit with some clear advice from health care professionals this month.  Nurses and Clinicians from Koche Catholic Hospital visited MOET to check on their general health. They also distributed medicine as well as giving out iron and folic acid to the girls. The nurses and clinicians regularly visit and…
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Patterson’s blog: Donated cycles help pupils to get to school.

Donated cycles are helping pupils make their way to school and benefit from further educational opportunities. Children who are selected to attend the Community Day Secondary Schools can sometime find it difficult to get to the school as they are too far to walk to. This means they sometimes stay at home and then end…
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Headmaster’s blog: Girls excel in carpentry classes

In a bid to continue to shape the lives of vulnerable and under-privileged learners into being bread winners of the future, MOET also provide vocational skills development and training to pupils.  Currently, performance of pupils in Computer Science has been encouraging. We also have a good number of girls who are doing exceptionally well in…
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Headmaster’s blog: Moet pupils show their sporting spirit

Recently, we have been privileged to have football and netball matches with Hanafi Private Primary School. These matches were a cause for celebration as MOET football team went away triumphant . The  final score was  three goals to nil.   Our netball team lost so that was a consolation to Hanafi. It was a fun day with…
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Headmaster’s blog: Library proven to accelerate pupil progress at Moet

Recent media attention has been placed on the importance of libraries with the release of the film about Malawian engineer William Kamkwamba who taught himself how to build electric windmills after borrowing books from his school library. Thanks to your kind donations, Moet is lucky enough to have a library. This is a facility which…
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