17 FebPHOTOS OF PROGRESS AND HOPES

PHOTOS OF PROGRESS AND HOPES No new blogs recently posted on our website certainly has not meant no new action on our building site! The campus of Loyola Jesuit Secondary School (LJSS) continues to be very busy, as these few photos can show you.  As the September 2015 opening date approaches very soon, plenty of business […]

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20 NovHAPPY FACES IN KASUNGU!

HAPPY FACES IN KASUNGU! Here is a wonderful picture that shows the progress and hopes of our Loyola Jesuit Secondary School (LJSS) in Kasungu, Malawi! In one of the recently finished classrooms, Fr. Alojz Podgrajsek, S.J., Project Director for LJSS, set up some of the new desks and chairs for a real classroom look.  Then […]

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18 OctEDUCATE A GIRL, EDUCATE A NATION

EDUCATE A GIRL, EDUCATE A NATION! On October 11 of this year, “International Day of the Girl Child” was celebrated.  And around that day, Malala Yousafzai, a 17 year old Pakistani girl, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in recognition for her efforts – very dangerous efforts – to encourage girls to stay in school. […]

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25 SepKEEPING BUSY WITH LJSS

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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21 AugIMAGINING THE FUTURE

IMAGINING THE FUTURE! Just take a look at these two new photos of what’s happening on site these days at Loyola Jesuit Secondary School (LJSS).  Views of the beautiful quadrangle in front of the two-storied Administration Block.  On each side, the classroom blocks. Workers smoothing the grounds; carpenters preparing the desks and chairs for staff […]

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30 JulWhy “LOYOLA” Jesuit Secondary School?

So the name of the new school in Kasungu is “LOYOLA Jesuit Secondary School.”  OK, but who is this “Loyola” whose name appears first?  And why use his name? For those of you who are faithful readers of our LJSS website, and who know something about the Jesuits who are building LJSS, you may not […]

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15 JunFILLING CLASSROOMS AT LJSS

“The new classrooms are empty now, yes.  But, God willing, four will each be filled with 36 new students entering Form One (Grade Nine) in the near future!” That’s the encouraging message that we are giving out these days from Loyola Jesuit Secondary School (LJSS) in Kasungu, Malawi. Construction work on Phase One of LJSS […]

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17 May“GREEN CLASSROOMS” – GREEN LEARNING ENVIRONMENT!

As you surely know by now, we have tried to make our Loyola Jesuit Secondary School (LJSS) “green” in many ways.  That is, we have tried to be ecologically sensitive in construction so that we can be environmentally positive in instruction.  The biggest effort has come in the use of soil based blocks (SSB) and […]

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10 MayPROGRESS WITH LJSS CONSTRUCTION

Yes, we are still alive and well, even if a bit tardy in up-dating you with recent blogs! After a few months silence on this blog station of the website for Loyola Jesuit Secondary School (LJSS), we are pleased to show you some very encouraging progress with construction.  Despite some slowdowns during the rainy weather, […]

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08 JanKIDS RECITE POEM ABOUT EDUCATION

  DREAMS OF EDUCATION AT LOYOLA JESUIT SECONDARY SCHOOL, KASUNGU, MALAWI  An “option for the poor” school, Loyola Jesuit Secondary School hopes to help realize some of the dreams as expressed by renowned Malawian poet Q Malewezi in a poem read at our Groundbreaking Ceremony, 21 September 2012.  ANYTHING I can be anything I can […]

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