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Bid for unique American Gods memorabilia in our charity eBay auction

We are very excited to reveal this one of a kind prize for all you fans of the best selling American Gods novel and acclaimed TV series.  This is part of the Small Charity Week eBay auction, you can bid online from 22 June to 2 July 2017. Browse our listings and place a bid! Includes: Brochure cover plus the metal die used to make it both enclosed in a wooden frame (frame size: 75 x …

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Bid for signed Harlequins rugby shirt plus match tickets in our charity eBay auction

Bid for a Harlequins rugby shirt signed by England and Harlequins stars, plus two tickets to see them in action in a Harlquins match! Part of the Small Charity Week eBay auction, you can bid online from 22 June to 2 July 2017. Browse our listings on eBay and place a bid! Includes: Harlequins rugby shirt signed by members of the current Harlequins squad. The squad includes England internationals Chris Robshaw, Jack Clifford, Joe Marler, …

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Bid for a chance to meet Tamara Ecclestone in our charity eBay auction

We are very excited to be supported by celebrity Tamara Ecclestone and her SHOW Dry salon, who have donated a unique experience for the 2017 Small Charity Week eBay auction.   You can bid online from 22 June to 2 July 2017 for a chance to meet Tamara, and enjoy a pampering session at the SHOW Dry salon in west London. Browse our listings on eBay and place a bid! Indulge in our luxurious offering for you …

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New Textbooks To Be Funded by Alleyn’s School Founder’s Day

The Parents’ Association of Alleyn’s School are fundraising for Ganet’s Adventure School, at their Founder’s Day celebration, on July 1st.  The donations will be used to support the participation, of Standard 1 to 4 teachers at the Malawi primary school, in the National Reading Programme, being offered by the Ministry of Education. This 4 year project is supported throughout Malawi by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Standard 1 teachers took 2 weeks …

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Trustee Kate’s Birthday Greetings

  Our Trustee, Kate Hauxwell, celebrated her 70th birthday this year. Can you imagine her surprise and delight when birthday greetings were sent from learners at Ganet’s Adventure School to Kate here in the UK. Many thanks to Solomon Banda, Sibo Miupa, Alice Mwase, Tabita Chirwa, Hilda Tsitani, Chimango Mhone, Mphatso Gondwe, Phunziro Anthony, Eness Chirwa, Eddah Mwase, Mary Kaliati, Levison Nyirenda, Cliford Kaoza, and Thokozile Nyirenda. Here are some of the wonderful drawings that …

Become a trustee supporting an award-winning school in Malawi

Trustee visit to Ganet’s Adventure School, Malawi We are looking for new UK trustees to join us as to continue to give the school in Malawi the support it needs to keep growing and giving its learners the best possible start in life.  This is a chance to use your skills to make a direct impact in response to needs on the ground in Malawi. We develop strategies and roll out programmes hand in hand …

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Making Reusable Sanitary Pads – Kate’s Experience

We are investigating supporting our older girls with management of menstruation so that they do not feel that they need to miss a week of school each month or even to give up going to school.   The solution we are looking at is reusable sanitary protection.  There are a number of patterns out there which organisations are kindly sharing.   Our Trustee Kate, looked at a number of patterns and tried making two different patterns. …

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Can We Help The Girls?

There are many campaigns at present across the world, to help girls and women with management of menstruation. Our girls may miss school for up to a week each month once they start to menstruate. Access to appropriate products to maintain hygiene is difficult for reasons of cost and accessibility.   The Trustees have been looking to see if there is a way to help. Initial thoughts were to provide funds to buy disposable products …

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Thank You – Ganet’s Second Pub Quiz Raises Over £800

On 19 October we held the second ever Ganet’s Pub Quiz and it was a huge success! The Star of Kings pub kindly hosted us in their back room and over 80 people came along to see if they could beat the rest to win some of the fantastic prizes.  We also held a raffle on the night with prizes donated by some very generous sponsors. The brass band covers music round and playdough monster …

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Gertrude thanks classroom supporters on video

As you can imagine this summer has been very busy at Ganet’s Adventure School Malawi – new school buildings, training in new curriculum, gardens to maintain. As a result some of the rewards to be implemented at the school have not yet happened. We will let you know when these rewards are complete. In the meantime, here is a special message from the school’s director Gertrude thanking everyone who supported the project: A long list …