Category: Blog

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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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: 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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Headmaster’s blog: Seedlings gift will aid flood prevention.

Moet has received a special gift of seedlings this month which will help with the fight against floods.Teachers from Maryam Teachers College visited MOET School with a truck loaded with 2000 tree seedlings. The tree seedlings  will be planted in strategic areas and communities to help add vegetation and canopying. Last month, we reported how…
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December 2018 Report- Awards ceremony marks end of year.

Pupils have come back refreshed from their Christmas break and they still remember the celebrations to mark the end of term and the rewards for their academic successes. There was a fantastic closing ceremony  to mark the end of term and celebrate academic achievement. Awards were given to pupils who had performed the best in the term.…
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December 2018 Report- A Belated Happy New Year from Moet

Staff and pupils enjoyed celebrating the festive season together . Moet staff enjoyed teaching children about the spirit of the season and marking the occasion with special food and dancing.  The Children and staff of Moet would like to wish all sponsors and friends a very happy 2019. Mangochi Orphan Education and Training (MOET) would like…
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December 2018 Report: Early season floods in Mangochi

The rain season in Mangochi and around MOET in the month has unfortunately  started very strongly with a number of areas flooded and houses submerged. In Mangochi alone and close to MOET, a total of 128 households have been destroyed by floods which all happened by the third week of December. Although the area is prone to floods,…
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Computer Classes – by Bernd Möllmann

One of our wonderful (current) volunteers, Bernd Möllmann, shares a yet another wonderful post, full of pictures. This time, he looks back on a memorable second week week with MOET: “Hello, During my second week at MOET School, I’ve experienced many different things. I took part in the school lessons, participated at the Sports Program on…
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