31 AugDREAMS, VISIONS AND REALITIES

Dreams are coming true for Loyola Jesuit Secondary School, as we look forward to September 2014 as the date to enrol the first Grade Nine.  What was an empty field in Kasungu only one year ago is now a very busy spot with over two hundred workers building classrooms, library and IT rooms, dormitories, administration […]

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05 FebJESUIT TEAM FOR LOYOLA JESUIT SECONDARY SCHOOL

KASUNGU JESUIT TEAM Currently, three members of the Zambia-Malawi Province of Jesuits are hard at work getting the construction of Loyola Jesuit Secondary School (LJSS) underway in Kasungu. Regular meetings, both in Kasungu and in Lilongwe (capital of Malawi, 120 km from Kasungu), keep us attentive to our responsibilities to assure that all goes very […]

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25 JanCement Factory

It’s exciting to see the swift progress being made at the construction site in Kasungu. One of the project’s innovations is LJSS’ very own cement factory, creating cement on-site. As you can see from the photograph, the local Kasungu workers are certainly very proud of the achievement!

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28 NovConstruction Progress

Work has now begun in earnest at the LJSS site in Kasungu! The once-bare ground is now a hub of activity as plots are marked, foundations dug, and walls begin to rise. It’s certainly exciting to see the tangible reality of the project taking shape: a testament to the support of so many who have […]

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22 SepGroundbreaking

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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19 SepConstruction Underway

This Friday, 21 September, will see the commencement of construction of Loyola Jesuit Secondary School. At the site in Kasungu there will be a groundbreaking ceremony to commemorate the material beginnings of the school.     I am delighted to be a part of this challenging and exciting endeavour. Having spent a year teaching in […]

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23 JulNEW CONSTRUCTION COMING!

Really exciting news and I’m happy to share it with you! We plan to start construction of Phase One of Loyola Jesuit Secondary School in the coming month of September.  Through generous help from Jesuit offices in Europe, some foundations and individuals, we have sufficient funds to construct what is necessary to enroll First Year […]

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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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09 JunGood News

Welcome to the blog for Loyola Jesuit Secondary School (LJSS), in Kasungu, Malawi! This is where you’ll regularly find updates on our progress, background information on LJSS, including articles about the area we’re building in, our hopes, and our plans. Your support, interest, and prayers will help to make these plans a reality! My name […]

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