Ex-Mitundu Secondary School students in fundraising drive

Concerned with the poor state of their former school, ex -students of Mitundu Secondary School from all the three regions have teamed up to form an association that will among other things strategise  fundraising activities to mobilize resources for the school.

Nkhoma Synod Moderator Rev. Vasco Kachipapa part of the Alumuni

Nkhoma Synod Moderator Rev. Vasco Kachipapa part of the Alumuni

Established in 1969, Mitundu Secondary School has produced many scholars who are serving the country in various high positions. Notable among them is the Inspector General of Police, Lexten Kachama, Regional Director of the Leadership for Environment and Development (LEAD), Professor Sosten Chiotha, Controller of Statutory Corporations Zangazanga Chikhosi, Former First Lady Anne Muluzi, Lilongwe City Deputy Mayor Kwame Bandawe and CCAP Nkhoma Synod General Secretary Reverend Vasco Kachipapa, among others.

Central Region Chairperson of Mitundu Secondary School Alumni Association, Joe Gedion Magowa told Malawi News Agency (Mana) in an interview that the grouping which was formed in February this year aims at restoring the lost glory of the school.

He said after visiting the school, the ex-students were shocked to see the pathetic state the school’s structures, hence the idea to form the association.

According to Magowa, two students share one bed as there are no enough beds. In class, some students sit on the floor due to shortage of desks.

He further said there are no chairs in the dining hall forcing students to take their meals whilst standing.

“The school’s water tank is not working resulting in an acute water shortage, the sewer system too broke down sometime back, the few pit latrines that were constructed are not enough for the 850 plus students,” said Magowa adding that there is only one computer which is working.

The school is also said to be having security problems due to lack of a fence around it, the development has increased cases of vandalism cases.

Electric pots are no longer functioning, such that it becomes a challenge to prepare meals for students in good time.

He appealed to all former students of the school and other well wishers to assist with financial or material resources to help alleviate some of the challenges.

Currently, the members and other well wishers pay a monthly fee of K500 or more through the Mitundu Secondary School Alumni Account Number 1001826952, National Bank Capital City Branch.

In Blantyre, the ex students meet at the Blantyre Sports Club while in Lilongwe they meet at Kips Restaurant formerly Summer Park; twice a month to discuss the problems.

 

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8 thoughts on “Ex-Mitundu Secondary School students in fundraising drive”

  1. Makishoni Gowelo says:

    Great initiative – I went to this school in 1985 – 1989 and now living in Canada. I will make my contribution and mobilize others in Canada – I also know the following fellow students of mine will be happy to respond:
    Justice Ngulande
    Gladzon Chizalema
    Hon. Boobzyola
    Lawrence Matengula (now in USA I think)
    Dr. VanWyk Khobidi Chikasanda
    Bodgers Gwedeza
    Fanuel Nkhono
    Nkhondo Ziwala
    Mr. Chibvunde
    Njobvuyalema
    Justina Thubwa
    Christine Manda
    The Kainja sisters (now in UK)

    and many others

  2. Owen wachepa says:

    The school management is the problem ,i went to that school before ..after aresponsible headmaster left the school haha it was worse, the overcrowding ndichifukwa cholandila madiza maziphunzitsiwo osati selection zinazo ndimmene moyo ulili

  3. Xmas says:

    Iwe number 1. Brave nkhaniyi I Kuyamba za Anne muluzi not Shanil. Koma umakhoza comprehension I we?

  4. Jack Ruby says:

    I dont remember eating while seated on a chair in the dining hall yet that was 20 yrs ago,some of the ex students used to sell chairs kwa Mkwinda or exchange with Kachaso,so this is payback time,am not happy that opening of the account may lead to the funds being abused.

  5. Banda says:

    Konzami ana awononge ati coz of poor diet

  6. Ujen says:

    This is the status of all government schools in the country due to several factors including corruption n indiscipline.

  7. ujeni says:

    Secondary School established on 1969 using Pit Latrines today??????????

  8. Brave says:

    Does this mean that both Muluzi ex wives went to this school. The article mentions Anne Muluzi (ex Wife 1) and also shows Shanil (ex Wife 2).

    So which us which? What’s the hurry?

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