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US Foreign Agricultural Service Program Helps Provide Qualified Teachers in Malawi

Posted on 27 Dec 2012 at 10:13pm

School children in the rural communities of Malawi will soon have access to more qualified primary school educators, thanks in part to the Foreign Agricultural Service’s (FAS) Food for Progress (FFP) program.

The Dowa Teacher Training College opened its doors on Nov. 30 and was built through a unique public-private partnership led by Planet Aid, a non-profit international development organization, with the help of…

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Madonna Announces Completion of 10 Schools in Malawi in Partnership with buildOn

Posted on 27 Dec 2012 at 3:47pm

MORE THAN 4,800 CHILDREN TO BE ENROLLED NEXT YEAR

 

(NEW YORK, December 27, 2012) — As part of Madonna’s ongoing commitment to support orphans and vulnerable children in poverty stricken Malawi, ten primary schools have been completed that will serve to educate 4,871 children. These schools are located in rural villages across Malawi and are a result of the partnership between Madonna, her charity Raising Malawi and the global nonprofit buildOn.  The ten schools, which were scheduled to be built over 18 months, have been completed six months ahead of schedule. Six of the schools are already in use and all ten will be up and running in January 2013 for the first day of school…

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