Local charity, Banonie Mwale Foundation on Friday launched a school project that seeks to promote girl-child education in Nkhotakota.
Jenny Naylor, one of the ambassadors helping the foundation to mobilise resources for the projects presided over the official launch of the project at Msisita Village in Traditional Authority (T/A) Kanyenda in the district
She commended the foundation’s founder, Banonie Mwale, for the initiative which will lessen challenges hampering girl-child education in the area.
Naylor announced that the foundation, with support from other well-wishers from United Kingdom (UK) and United States of America (USA), is planning to support education and health sector projects.
“We are complementing Malawi Government’s effort to ensure that girls remain in school, especially in rural areas,” said Naylor.
In his remarks Mwale said the foundation will ensure that girls in T/A Kanyenda remain in school.
“When you educate a girl child, you educate the whole nation,” he said.
Mwale said the foundation came up with the initiative to keep girls in school.