There are 412 AIDS orphans at the Jacaranda Primary and Secondary School in Malawi. For nine years I have maintained the school and provided food for the children with the money I earn as a nanny. Your donation makes a huge difference and helps me in keeping this mission alive. Marie Da Silva (Top Ten CNN Hero)
By Jacaranda School for Orphans on 09-11-2014
On Thursday 11th September 2014, we had the privilege to welcome US Ambassador to Malawi Jeanine Jackson and her husband Mark to Jacaranda School for a farewell party. During her three years in Malawi, Ambassador Jackson visited us several times and helped our school in various ways.
By Jacaranda School for Orphans on 09-08-2014
For our 400 orphan students, Monday 8th September meant joining their new classrooms at Jacaranda School and seeing all their friends again. At Jacaranda School, our orphan students also receive daily nutrition, medical care and access to many extra-school activities. Jacaranda School is the only entirely free school in Malawi.
By Jacaranda School for Orphans on 07-19-2014
Famed Malawian inventor and author William Kamkwamba, who wrote the best seller "The boy who harnessed the wind", came to the Jacaranda School to address our children and inspire them through his story of invention, hard work, education and perseverance. William Kamkwamba just graduated from Dartmouth university in the US and is already achieving a lot to improve the lives of villagers in Malawi.