Category: Volunteer updates

Get an insight into volunteer work at MOET – Ben & Steph’s blog July 2013

With ten hours of sitting on a bus with wings, we touched down at Lilongwe, capital to one of the poorest countries in the world: Malawi. But why Malawi?

New Volunteers from Germany arrive to spend a year at MOET

On 3rd September 2011 after ten days of orientation in Lilongwe we arrived in Mpemba Cottage our home for the next year. We are Lena Braun and Hanna Miéville two 19year old GIZ volunteers from Germany.  We will support the teachers of MOET Primary School in Mathematics and English in Standard 7 and 8. Furthermore…
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5 fantastic weeks volunteering at MOET School

By Merry Ford I’ve recently returned from a fantastic 5 weeks at MOET, where I was teaching English and Maths to Standard 7 children progressing into Standard 8. I had a wonderful time getting to know the children and the staff, who were all incredibly friendly and welcoming.

Farewell from Weltwaerts Volunteers, Marie & Fabien

 Our 10 months at MOET was spent  mainly teaching English, Mathematics and giving computer lessons.   In the computer lessons the children have mastered the use of Word therefore we could proceed to another program called “paint.” They are able to write and print in different fonts.  An important improvement is our provision of dictionaries  in Standard 6,7,…
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Update from resident volunteers – Marie and Fabien

The last months were going by very fast, unbelievable that more than the half of our time at MOET has already past. The time was full of wonderful experiences and still we make new small discoveries and also learn ourselves every day. Teaching children who are eager to learn is a great pleasure, even though…
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Update from resident volunteers Marie and Fabian

Marie and Fabian from Weltwaerts (staying at Mpemba Cottage) Already two months have passed off since we were cordially welcomed at MOET school. After some weeks of observation and acclimatisation, we now feel as a part of the lively community. Up to now we have started giving computer lessons which complement the vocational training for…
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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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Helping MOET School with their accounts in 2009 & 2010

Tom Allport (Volunteer) In early 2009 I took a couple of weeks off work to visit MOET School and see if I could help.  My role was to find and go through all the records available and report back to the trustees and donors on my findings.  I also needed to set up policies and…
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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.  

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