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Malawi Youths Geared to Promote Universal Access to Education

By Austin Katunga, Contributor

As countries in the world are striving to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) number 4, which aims at making a quality education accessible to all, youths in Southern Africa Country of Malawi have embarked on an initiative of donating assorted learning materials to primary schools.

Phyzix Interacting with a pupil

On Friday, the Youths under the banner Youth for Change (Y4C) assorted donated learning materials such as exercise books and pens equivalent to Mk 200,000 (Two Hundred Thousand Malawi Kwacha) to over 200 students at Mzamba Catholic Primary School in Blantyre district.

Speaking after the donation, the Y4C Organizing Director, Chisomo Munthali said they decided to make the donation as one way of motivating the pupils to work hard in their studies.

“We believe that primary education is the basic of all what we do in life, so that’s why we came here and made this donation as well as to motivate the children to work hard in class,” said Munthali

Prior to the donation, celebrated Hip-Hop artist Phyzix born as Noel Chikoleka and an Accountant at for the Department of Climate Change and Meteorological Services, Ivy Chisambo offered Career and Motivation talks to the pupils.

The Headmaster for the school, Hasting Mulenga hailed Y4C for the donation while calling upon stakeholders to emulate the gesture.

A  Standard 8 boy, Yankho Bandawe of 16 years of age commended Y4C group for the donation and motivation talk, saying it will help him to work hard in his studies in order to achieve his goal.

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