Category Archives: Malawi

Desks? Check!

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Believe it or not, this is an ESPECIALLY important phase for these high school girls. The quote below comes from Femme International:

“Menstruation is the number one reason why girls miss school. Sometimes girls will attend school on their periods, but will refuse to sit down, or once seated, refuse to move. Many schools do not have appropriate latrine facilities, and girls are unable to wash themselves during the day. When latrines are shared between boys and girls, they are teased and mocked during their period. The lack of sanitary resources available to young girls combined with the lack of essential education regarding menstruation makes it very difficult for girls to attend school during their period.”

Thankfully, our talented team headed by Tiyanjane Dzilankhulani is on top of this and will make sure these obstacles are NO PROBLEM AT ALL for the future girls attending GSA.

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This Girl Was Deaf On Monday

this girl was deaf on monday


This is the story of a girl who was deaf on Monday. It’s a tiny little snapshot of a much bigger story.

There’s currently a copyright claim against the video (which I believe to be in error) but JUST IN CASE, watch as soon as you have a chance:

UPDATE: For anyone whose having trouble with the YouTube link, you can watch here instead!:

When You Educate A Girl, You Change The Course Of History

when you educate a girl you change the course of history


Remember the girl at the beginning of the first fundraising video who said, “I want to go to school so I can become….a village” and then immediately retreated in embarrassment?

She’s been the poster child for our campaign and no one knows anything about her…including me!

Until now.

Ladies and gentlemen, I’d like to introduce you to a future student of Girls Shine Academy: