KEEPING BUSY WITH LJSS There is never a dull moment in the lives of those of us currently involved with Loyola Jesuit Secondary School (LJSS) in Kasungu, Malawi! That’s because we recognise how important education is for the present and future development of this beautiful country of Malawi, so aptly nicknamed “The Warm Heart of […]

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23 JanHope for the Future


Rosaline Chakhaza – parent, grandparent, Kasungu resident, and Deputy Headteacher at Saint Joseph’s Catholic Primary School – speaks about the need for and importance of good secondary education, the challenges girls face, and the community’s hopes for Loyola Jesuit Secondary School.

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25 NovA Total Learning Environment

The plot marked for the girls' hostel

Why build a boarding school when a simple day school would suffice? This is a question we hear a lot, and the simple answer is this: in building LJSS we hope to create a total learning environment. The school will not simply be a place children are obliged to spend some time in each day […]

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22 SepGroundbreaking

Minister of Education, Madam Eunice Kazembe, unveils the plaque commemorating the groundbreaking for LJSS

On Friday 21 September, the groundbreaking ceremony for Loyola Jesuit Secondary School (LJSS) took place in Kasungu. The Guest of Honour was the Minister for Education, Science, and Technology, Madam Eunice Kazembe. In her speech, the Honorable Minister commented on the need for good educational institutions to prepare Malawian youth to contribute to the future […]

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17 JunGreat Encouragement

Winter seems to have come early to Malawi!  At least it feels like chilly July, even early in June.  Temperatures at night around 10°C (50°F); daytime around 20°C (68°F). But chilly weather (especially when it is cloudy and windy) just pushes me to keep extra warm by keeping extra busy.  And plenty to do, that’s […]

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08 DecNational Jesuit News features Loyola Jesuit Secondary School

The National Jesuit News service featured our efforts to build Loyola Jesuit Secondary School in October 2011. We thank them for their support in reporting on our progress and mission. Read the article here.

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