In a bid to improve quality of education in the area of Chisenga Education Zone in Chitipa District, William Stewart Hope for the Hopeless Foundation has donated teaching and learning materials.
Foundation Coordinator Levison Mlambya said his organization decided to donate education materials at the school after noting challenges which the education sector faces in the area of Chisenga Education Zone.
“We are donating learning materials to hundreds of orphans and helpless school children of this area. Basically, we are target orphans and the needy this again is one way of complimenting Government effort of its policy of improving quality of education through access to teaching and learning materials.” Said Mlambya.
Mlambya said his organization is based on the word of God and the scripture teaches about giving.
During the function, the foundation donated over 300 exercise books, 300 pencils, 300 ballpoint pens, 30 Bibles, toys and Soap just to mentin a few.
According to Mlambya the foundation will soon roll out several projects in Chitipa and other districts in Malawi that are targeting the hopeless like the orphans, elderly, disabled, those living with HIV and prisoners.
“We are appealing for financial and material support from well-wishers both locally and internationally for the foundation to implement its projects.” Said Mlambya.
After recognising the problems that orphans are facing in Chitipa district and many parts of Malawi, Levison Mlambya has been sourcing learning materials from well-wishers both locally and internationally to give to needy pupils, with William Stewart being a main donor where the foundation name is derived from.
Apart from donating the education materials the foundation is also distributing religious materials such as Bibles in the area.
Mlambya said the function was also organized to commemorate the 90th birthday of its co-founder, William Stewart.
“As part of its main objectives of bringing hope to the hopeless people of Malawi through the sharing of God’s Word by having a Bible in every home and through practical acts of charity, the foundation is distributing Bibles for free to orphans, hopeless and other helpless people throughout the country. So far the foundation has distributed over 200 Bibles in three schools, Bandawe boys and Bandawe Girls Secondary School in Nkhata-Bay and Chisenga Community Day Secondary School in Chitipa as well as to different people from all over Malawi.
In his statement, Chisenga Zone education advisor Mr Msukwa commended William Stewart for the donation.
The William Stewart Hope for the Hopeless Foundation is a non-governmental organisation which got registered with the Ministry of Justice and Constitution Affairs in Malawi on 1st September, 2017.
The organisation was founded by Mlambya who comes from Ibuluma and Traditional Authority Mwenewenya in Chitipa district after being inspired by his U.K based friend William Stewart, hence the name The William Stewart Hope for the Hopeless Foundation.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :