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Patterson’s blog: Howzat? Moet welcomes English visitors for a game of cricket!

Have you ever experienced a visit that you feel you may not forget for the rest of your life? This month we were really pleased to welcome a father and son team , Steve and Derrick, from England who came to find out about our work. Patterson took great pleasure in showing them around the…
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Patterson’s blog: Urgent help needed to maintain latrines

The floods that we experienced from this year’s cyclone have sadly brought about unprecedented damage to our buildings. We are in dire need of financial support to help maintain the toilets for both girls and boys. You can see in the picture below that the latrines have now become unsafe to use. Maintenance of some…
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Patterson’s blog: Children learn life skills during holiday Cookery Club

During the holidays, education at Moet doesn’t stop! Moet continues to run many vocational skills programmes that are enjoyed by the pupils. One of the most popular courses is our Cookery Club. Pupils are taught how to cook so that they can cook healthy food that will preserve and supplement their diet. They can also…
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Patterson’s blog: End of Spring term celebrations marked with drama and poetry

Moet pupils and staff enjoyed the end of Spring term closing ceremony. Pupils enjoyed performances of poems and drama and celebrating another fantastic term of education. Pupils such as Gloria Lowe performed at the ceremony. Academic achievements were also celebrated. Pupils achieving the highest in their tests from all year groups were awarded. This encourages…
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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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