Friday, March 13, 2009

Life Skills Clubs

Eight schools, in T/A Njolomole of Ntcheu district in Malawi, participated in ADRA LICEN Project quiz competition in February and March 2009.

The objective was to encourage the spirit of learning and technology adoption through participatory approaches in agriculture, home economics, craft work, gender, HIV and AIDS and Children Rights.

The quiz finals took place on March 5th at Gowa Full Primary School. The schools competing in the finals were Thanganyika, Kampanje and Muwalo.
Thanganyika school emerged winners at with 37 points amassed as compared to 17 for Kampanje and 10 for Muwalo.

The National Radio one of Malawi Broadcasting Corporation covered the proceedings at the finals.
In attendance were the District Education Manager for Ntcheu, District Information Officer, District Youth Officer, Primary Education Advisor, reverends, head teachers, teachers, school committee members, parents and pupils from the 3 contesting schools and the hosting venue.

These activities where funded by ADRA Australia and the Australian Government.

Author: Francis Zande

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