Malawi First Lady grants scholarships to 20 girls: To study at Bedir

Malawi’s First Lady Getrude Mutharika through her Beautify Malawi (Beam) Trust, has awarded scholarships to 20 disadvantaged girls to continue their secondary education.

The girls will study at Bedir Girls International High School in Blantyre. Half of the girls have been offered boarding facilities while the rest will be day scholars.

First Lady wwith scholarship recipients at Sanjika Palace

First Lady with scholarship recipients at Sanjika Palace

Speaking during the presentation of scholarships in the commercial city of Blantyre on Sunday, Mutharika said, one of the pillars of her charity organisation, was the education of girls.

“This pillar was specifically chosen looking at the plight of girl child’s education in the country but also the role a woman plays in development of this country,” she said.

She noted that the girl child was facing different challenges both in the urban and rural settings as far as education was concerned.

Most of the girls are dropping out of school because their parents could not afford the cost of education.

Some are being forced into early marriages so that their parents and guardians are relieved from taking care of them, she explained.

Noting that educating a girl is educating the nation, the First Lady said her organisation believed that her goal of making Malawi beautiful would be easier to achieve if women and girls have an education.

“My dear young [women], consider yourselves as very special to be granted this opportunity. I will personally be checking on your progress and I do not want to be disappointed. You should be our pride as pioneers of this relationship with Bedir International School,” said the First Lady.

Mutharika handed over the young girls to the school management and also presided over the official opening of Bedir Girls High School new wing situated at Chinyonga—formerly Lady Bird High School.

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jah mojah
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hand picked……………………..

dennis khwekhwe
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Good job Our First lady, Nice dressing too and you really look good for such a noble cause

Barton Chikaya
Guest

May Jehovah bless the first Lady for what she is doing.

However, charity begins at home. Would you please beautify the state house. Look at the paintwork of the buildings and the environment.

Chisyuli
Guest

Mumayamba ma charity mukalowa m’boma bwanji?mwantengana alomwe apa

apm
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koma a name a APM please sanjikayo taipentaniko abale. choncho kukhala ngati rumphi secondary school bwanji. taonani madam atchena bwino koma malo ajambulisila sali bwino. apm woyeee

Dambu
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kikikikiki! koma abale, Sanjika palace kunkakhala a ngwazi Dr Kamuzu Banda kuja kumeneku?? dzikoli likulamulidwadi ndi mbava zokhazokha sure! nyumba ngati za housing kusasuka chonchi??!

Mdala
Guest

Are these girls from all districts of Malawi or they are relatives of mai ?

peter
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Ndalama zaka watenga kuti munthuyu? Ukwati amangisa liti kuti akhale ndindalama zolipirira anna ku sukulu? A Malawi chenjerani ndi mabungwe amenewa amafuna podyera ndalama basi. Mufuseni Shaneel Muluzi analinso ndi bungwe ngati lomweri ndalama zinapita kuti? Nanga Bingu Grey Found Trust ndalama zake zinayenda bwanji? A Malawi kupusa kwambiri kumapereka ndalama kwa anthu andale nkumawadyera basi . Chenjerani nawoni anthuwa , amafuna modyera basi.

United Party
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I am left wondering if offering scholarships to girls is among the objects of BEAM Trust. If it is, you are doing a noble job, Madam. If not, then it tantamounts to corning the public into making donations to a trust for use other than those intended. In such situations, donors have every right to demand their donations back.

eye eye
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Are those steps @ sanjika? Worn out paint and unpolished steps? Come..on….the estate manager or maintenance person can do better and make the Palace look presentable…please…

Makiyolobasi
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Kodi ma charity amayamba akangolowa muboma bwanji? Zimachita kuonekelatu kuti kutakataka ndalama za bomatu izi. Ngakhale atchena, koma a first ladywa ali bwino? Akungooneka ngati ali pa deathrow bwanji?

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