Monthly Archives: January 2013

30 JanPortraits of Kasungu


The people of Kasungu are the inspiration for Loyola Jesuit Secondary School (LJSS), Malawi. They are the heart and soul of the project: these simple portraits can only go so far in conveying their enthusiasm for and contribution to the realisation of the LJSS dream.

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30 JanPortraits | Kasungu

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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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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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21 JanGreen Commitment


The rains here have now provoked an eruption of growth: where once was dust, now new, green life spurts up all around. Certainly we would like the construction of LJSS to go as quickly! It is, however, encouraging to see the progress at the site: click here to view some photos on Flickr, or read […]

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18 JanWhere’s all the machinery?

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Despite the heavy rains now falling, construction continues apace in Kasungu. Looking at the photos of recent construction progress posted in previous blogs (here and here) and on Flickr (here), people have been wondering where all the heavy construction machinery is. Well, the answer is simple: it’s not there! Instead, we are using local labour […]

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