Stepping Stones Primary School, Nkhata Bay, Malawi

Stepping Stones Primary School, Nkhata Bay, Malawi

DATUM’s latest project is the construction of new Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and library classrooms in the existing Stepping Stones School in the deprived Mkondezi district of Nkhata Bay. Set up by teacher Alice Leaper, the school currently...
Gender Equality in Education – Chisala, Malawi

Gender Equality in Education – Chisala, Malawi

DATUM FOUNDATION believes that investing in girls’ education has the potential to transforms the lives of girls but also their communities. Girls who receive an education are less likely to marry young and more likely to lead healthy, productive lives. They tend to...
ICT Classroom – Chisala, Malawi

ICT Classroom – Chisala, Malawi

In 2019, DATUM raised funds to provide the Secondary School in Chisala with a specialised Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) classroom. This initiative was aimed at ensuring each pupil at the school would have hands-on access to modern computers. The...
Library – Chisala, Malawi

Library – Chisala, Malawi

In 2017 Trustees from DATUM FOUNDATION visited the new secondary school they are building in the remote village of Chisala in northern Malawi. They were shocked to discover that the 450 pupils attending school at that time had access to very few books and resolved...
Secondary School – Chisala, Malawi

Secondary School – Chisala, Malawi

For the children of Chisala and the surrounding villages the nearest secondary schools are 8km and 15km away. To attend school children need to walk there and back each day! With the support of the Malawi Education Department and Howard Brewer, we helped to develop...