Loyola Malawi Jesuit Secondary School

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09 JunDO CONTRIBUTIONS MAKE A DIFFERENCE?

There is plenty of activity on the campus of Loyola Jesuit Secondary School (LJSS) as opening date of September 2015 quickly approaches. Besides finishing up all the construction and furnishing needs, work goes on with preparation of teachers, securing books, designing help for scholarships, hiring support staff, etc., etc. And we have a good sized […]

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09 JunON-GOING CONSTRUCTION AND OUR NEEDS

Our original plan for the basic construction of Loyola Jesuit Secondary School (LJSS) was to build in two phases.  Phase One has now been completed and has provided classrooms and laboratories, administration block, students’ hostels (dormitories), conference hall, staff houses, dining and kitchen facilities.   The necessary structures are in place and we are ready to […]

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19 MayNEW PHOTOS OF PROGRESS AND HOPES

NEW PHOTOS. The busy of the campus of Loyola Jesuit Secondary School (LJSS) continues to install, as the updated few photos can show you.  As the September 2015 opening date approaches very soon, plenty of business goes on in Kasungu.   How it looks after the installation of the final touches in kitchen, ovens, cookers […]

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11 MayLATEST CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

May 2015 – it’s just four months before 144 young Boys and Girls boarders will arrive at Loyola Jesuit Secondary School (LJSS) to begin Form One (Grade Nine).  Will we be ready for them?  Will they have a classroom for studies? A chapel to pray?  A hostel (dormitory) to sleep? A dining room to eat?  […]

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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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