Student news

Alembeje Daniel, who has a physical disability, is in her final year doing IT in a college in the capital. But due to the pandemic, she is now waiting for the college to notify her as to when she could return to sit for her final examinations. Meantime, she has been teaching computer skills to students in her village.

Chifundo Duncan, who is about to finish Form 2, has been busy farming in his family plot that is on a hill. This resourceful young man has managed to build a dyke, diverting water from a stream to irrigate his family’s plot. Chifundo has three siblings, so the produce from vegetables, fruits and maize go a long way to support them and his mother. He even has donated some to some old people in the village. 

Ganizani Mingo is in his 4th year studying Biomedical Engineering. Like every other student, he is staying at home. But he said he is not wasting time, instead continue to study at home.

Chifundo Makwinja is doing B Sc -  Nutrition & Food Science. Since the lockdown, he has completed and handed in his thesis. If all goes well, he will graduate in December.

Funani Malata is in 3rd year doing B Sc (Obstetrics and Gynaecology). During lockdown, he works in the obstetrics department of a district hospital.

Keith Mwithiwa, after graduated in B Sc (Nursing & Midwifery) and been working in a hospital, has recently enrolled to study a master degree in Management studies. The course will start when lockdown is lifted.

Aaron Mwafulirwa, an assistant lecturer at the College of Medicine, has started doing a M Sc (Physiotherapy) in a university in South Africa. He said he is doing well with his university continuing to teach online. Keith is one of two of our students who had studied a master degree outside of Malawi. The other one is Clara Lemani who did M Sc (Statistical Science). 

Innocent Banda is in his third year doing a degree in theology. During the lockdown, he is at home repairing his home as well as teaching people the Word of God. He said that “ since my childhood,  I found my calling in the Lord hence I devote my life to that”. Innocent is passionate about writing and his hope is he will someday become a writer.



Posted on: Saturday, 29 August 2020 at: 6:53 pm
Filed under: Malawi news