Ganet’s story

Ganet’s adventure

This is Ganet. She has recently passed her Primary School Leaving Certificate exams in Malawi and looks forward to starting secondary school.

Ganet, as many of you will know, has overcome a tough start to life in order to get where she is now. […]

Hatching plans for the School Enterprise Competition

The school term may be over but work continues through the holiday. I am sure you remember when the school proudly accepted the Malawi prize for Entrepreneurship in Education  from the charity ‘Teach a Man to Fish’. This was in 2011.

The school’s director Gertrude has entered […]

End of term school trip to Old Bandawe


Bandawe, Malawi

Teachers from the school suggested and organised an educational visit for a group of learners to Bandawe Mission at the end of term. The mission was founded in 1878 by Scottish missionaries who had moved up from Cape Maclear because of problems with […]

Hike the Line 2015

Hike the Line 2015 – Are we really going to do it again? If someone had asked me that question at the end of Hike the Line 2014 the answer would have been a resounding NO WAY! 

route 2015

After hiking 85 miles along the South […]

Meet Our New Trustee

We are very happy that Amy McInerny has joined our team of trustees in the UK. Amy is 36 and works in the NHS as a youth worker. She lives in Cambridge with her husband Greg, 11 year old daughter Esther and dog Ted. […]

Turn off your mobile phones, Ganet’s Great Big Small Charity Week Pub Quiz is here!

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The children of Ganet’s Adventure School have finished their Standard 8 exams, on 17 June it’ll be your turn to answer some tricky questions.

Ganet’s Adventure School Fund, together with Small Charity Week, has put together a very special pub […]

There is a Very, Very, Very Big Arrival at Ganet’s Adventure School

Our tank is like this – waiting for photograph

As part of the feeding programme sponsored by the Hilden Trust, some food yielding crops are being grown in the school permaculture gardens. As you probably know, rainfall in Malawi is all or nothing – very heavy […]

We’re joining a very special eBay auction, and need your help to find prizes!

We are sourcing prizes for the Small Charity Week eBay auction, and we need your help. This has become an important source of income for the school over the last few years, it enables us to pay the salaries […]

Celebration Time

Students in the classroom with vegetables grown at schoollook what we have grown

The Feeding Programme Has Gained Sponsorship For A Second Year

Our team of Gertrude Banda and Lisa Bennett have been working hard to monitor the successes of the […]

Grow Your Own Malawi Style

Permaculture garden with school buildings in the background

Gertrude Banda and students picking okra

Picking okra

School Permaculture Gardens Supplement School Meals

For a number of years, Ganet’s Adventure School has been establishing permaculture gardens to use the land around the school productively to grow food to be […]