We would like to sincerely thank all our partners and donors who support our Jesuit works,
without them our work would not be possible. Many thanks and blessings to them all.
without them our work would not be possible. Many thanks and blessings to them all.
Building of Chiyobola Church
With the support of the Irish Jesuit Mission Office, the building of the Chiyobola Outstation of Chikuni Parish has brought alot of excitement and happiness to the parishioners and community. The Church which is currently being constructed will cater for the various spiritual needs of the parishioners and they are thankful for the support.
Clean Water for the Communities and Rural areas in Zambia !!!
With the support of the Polish Mission Office the parishioners and surrounding community of Kanakantapa Catholic Church are now able to enjoy clean water after the sinking of Boreholes.
The Polish Mission Office has supported the sinking of boreholes to various other parts of the Zambia-Malawi Province such as Kasisi Parish with 7 Boreholes, Jesuit Development Farm with 2 boreholes and Chikuni with 14 Boreholes. We thank our friends from Poland for the support and look forward to more collaboration
Jesuit Centre for Ecology and Development Empowers Women in Malawi
Jesuit Centre for Ecology and Development ( JCED ) has empowered Women of Mpherere Parish in Nchitsi Malawi with a project aimed at promoting Organic Vegetable Framing. This is in line with the vision of working with local communities in Malawi to promote decent livelihoods, food security, use of efficient and alternative energy sources as well as efficent management of natural resources.
At Guillime Parish in Mchinji, Malawi, Jesuit Centre for Ecology and Development ( JCED ) has created an eco-friendly means of working with vulnerable groups of women and young mothers to generate income for themselves and their families, while regenerating the environment in their communities through tree-seedling nurseries and organic or permaculture vegetable gardening. These projects are aimed at helping the women to be more self sustainable and nurture the environment. With your support and encouragement JCED will be able to do more for Malawi.
Doing More for the Environment in Malawi Through Jesuit Centre for Ecology and Development ( JCED )
Jesuit Centre for Ecology and Development ( JCED ) promotes the use of ceramic energy efficient stoves. The adoption of these stoves by households helps to reduce deforestation and help in safe guarding of the environment. JCED has embarked on empowering the community with skills and training on the production of ceramic energy efficient stoves. Your help and support will enable JCED to continue doing more self sustainable and eco-friendly projects with the community.
Catering for the Needs of the Youths in Malawi through Chaplaincy
The Jesuits have served as Chaplains in Malawi for many years. They offer counselling, pastoral and social care to the students of institutions such as Luanar University, Lilongwe Technical College and others. Your support can help in catering for the various needs of the youths of Malawi.
Loyola Jesuit Secondary School Making a Difference in Malawi
Loyola Jesuit Secondary School has continued working on the various school buildings addressing the various needs of the new school. The school is currently working on building a medical clinic. The school has begun cultivating a farm to be more self sustaining in the provision of food for the school. These and many other projects by the School can only be successful with your help and support .
St. Josephs Primary School Caring for the Needs of Boys and Girls in Kasungu, Malawi
St. Josephs Primary School educates children who have come from vulnerable families in kasungu Malawi. The school has many programs and projects tailored at making a difference to the pupils and community. Your support towards the programs and projects of the school will go a long way in making a difference to these primary school pupils living in Kasungu, Malawi.
Leopards Hill Jesuit Secondary School Re-Brands to St. Ignatius College
Leopards Hill Jesuit Secondary School has re-branded to St. Ignatius College as it continues to educate boys and girls in Zambia-Malawi Province. The school will be thankful for your support in the various programs and projects it undertakes to make a difference to society.
St. Canisius Secondary School Builds a Wall Fence To Enhance Security
St. Canisius Secondary School is working together with the pupils of the parents to construct a wall fence for the School to enhance the Security of the pupils and the school. The school is thankful for your support and help for it's many projects, such as; renovating the school buildings to allow for a more conducive environment. Your help and support will go a long way to ensure that these projects are a success.
Chikuni Parish Home Based Care Builds A Poultry House
Chikuni Parish Home Based Care is building of a Poultry House, in addition to the many projects such as tailoring, a bakery, vegetable production, solar drying, as well as a restaurant . The Poultry House is aimed at making Chikuni Parish Home Based Care more self sustainable and your support in this project as well as the other home based care projects will go a long way in supporting the community.
Renovation of the Ablution block for St Francis Xavier ( Bwacha ) Parish
St. Francis Xavier ( Bwacha ) Parish has embarked on the renovation of the Parish Ablution Blocks that are critical to the growing number of parishioners and events of the Parish. The Parish is thankful for the support and help as it continues to work on this project with the support of the parishioners who have been very helpful in offering skills of block making and construction. The Parish of St. Francis Xavier would be very thankful in terms of any help towards the successful completion of the project.
Renovation of the Jesuit St. Francis Xavier Novitiate, Lusaka, Zambia
The 20 acre St. Francis Xavier Jesuit Novitiate was constructed in 1966, and since its official opening in 1969, three hundred and seventy seven (377) novices have attended the Novitiate. With the support of our partners; building renovation works are being carried out to fix many cracks in the walls, re-painting and improving the functionality of the building to make it more habitable, as well as to repair identified plumbing items to ensure its viability for the long-term.
Enhancing the Learning Environment of St. Mary's Community School in Matero
The renovations at St. Mary's Community School will give improved educational facilities, as well as a stimulating and encouraging learning environment for the orphans and vulnerable pupils. In line with the renovations; a computer room will be established to give each child access to hands-on experience and usage of the major ICT applications.
Loyola Jesuit Secondary School opens it's doors in September 2015
Loyola Jesuit Secondary School in Malawi has opened it's doors to the new pupils who have become the first pupils of the school as it was opened in September 2015. Construction activities are still being undertaken by the school and they is still more to be done. All of this good work has been possible through the generous support of so many benefactors, large and small. Church organisations, Jesuit communities around the world, foundations, donors, parishes and schools, businesses, individual benefactors – from all across the globe and the government of Malawi has been very cooperative and supportive. We are deeply appreciative of this assistance because a lot has been done and a lot is yet to be done.
The Construction of Loyola Jesuit Secondary School is giving hope for the future of Malawi
Jesuit education is about learning and discovery to transcend the immediate and evoke wonder and questioning, as well as the ability to learn how to learn. It flows from the strengths drawn from Ignatian charism. The aim of Jesuit education is the full growth of the person, which leads to action – action that is filled with the spirit and presence of Jesus Christ; to be men and women of God for others.
“One of the best ways to serve the present is to give hope for the future. Loyola Jesuit Secondary School will effectively serve the needs of present youth who are the future hope of Malawi”. Fr. Adolfo Nicolas, Superior General of the Society of Jesus. The construction of Loyola Jesuit Secondary School is indeed giving hope for the future of Malawi and beyond.Our hope is that graduates of Loyola Jesuit Secondary School will have both the desire and the talent to make a difference for the future of Malawi by putting what they have learned at the service of authentic development of all the people of Malawi and the world.
That is graduates of “conscience, competence, compassion, and commitment” who are ready to transform their country and lead it towards a brighter future.Our Mission Is to provide secondary education to young Malawian boys and girls that embodies the characteristics of Jesuit education of intellectual and spiritual excellence, a preferential option for the less privileged, curriculum development that includes life-skills and character.
Loyola Jesuit Secondary School Construction Progress
The administration block contains offices for the head teacher and other officials, with additional offices for teachers and meeting rooms for conferences. Eight classrooms and two laboratories provide the learning spaces for form one and form two learners. Temporary library space is also provided and hostels (dormitories) are fitted with comfortable bunk beds and lockers for all boarding boys and girls. Kitchen and dining facilities are complete, with the necessary cookers, ovens, pots and pans, tables and benches. A large conference hall provides space for many gatherings to take place during the school year. It also serves as space for religious services until our Chapel is built in phase two.
Teachers’ housing next to the campus is ready to welcome the teachers. Electricity is connected (with an emergency generator also installed) and municipality water is available with borehole backup. There also are sports fields for recreation and for training; future Malawi football and netball national champions!