There are 412 AIDS orphans at the Jacaranda Primary and Secondary School in Malawi. For nine years I have maintained the school and provided food for the children with the money I earn as a nanny. Your donation makes a huge difference and helps me in keeping this mission alive. Marie Da Silva (Top Ten CNN Hero)
By Jacaranda School for Orphans on 07-19-2014
Famed Malawian inventor and author William Kamkwamba, who wrote the best seller "The boy who harnessed the wind", came to the Jacaranda School to address our children and inspire them through his story of invention, hard work, education and perseverance. William Kamkwamba just graduated from Dartmouth university in the US and is already achieving a lot to improve the lives of villagers in Malawi.
By Jacaranda School for Orphans on 06-25-2014
Our relationship with Shanghai American School keeps on developing and strengthening, for the benefit of our 400 orphan children. Science and languages classes, games, sports, arts, craft, friendships born between teenagers from opposite parts of the world and from very different backgrounds, so much happened during these few days.
By Jacaranda School for Orphans on 06-24-2014
On 24th June, 2014, our founder Marie Da Silva traveled to Lilongwe, the capital city of Malawi, to sign a grant agreement with US Ambassador Jeanine Jackson. This $10,000.00 grant will allow us to build a physiotherapy room and an office for our counselor. We will also organize AIDS awareness and Voluntary Counseling and Testing sessions.