LILONGWE (Malawi News Agency) – Human Power Organisation has been commended for assisting government in promoting education quality in the country.
The organisation is assisting needy students in the country with school basic needs such as, exercise books, ball pens and school uniforms among other things.
In an interview on Sunday, Ministry of Education Spokesperson, Chikondi Chimala said that Ministry appreciates the efforts which Human Power Organisation was doing in the country to promote education quality.
“Government through the Ministry of Education is striving to support needy students in the country; however resources are not enough to assist all needy students.
“Hence what Human Power Organisation is doing is quite commendable as it complementing government’s efforts aimed at promoting education in the country,” he said.
Chimala urged other organisations and individual to join the government in providing support to students from underprivileged families in order for them to complete their education and become responsible citizens of the country.
Human Power Organisation is supporting 12 students from three Primary Schools namely; Tchakata, Kalewa and Tsikiti in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Chiwere in Dowa district.
Recently, the organisation visited the students where among others supported them with school uniforms and writing materials including; exercise books and ballpoint pens.
President of the Organisation, Innocent Gondwe said that his organisation was devoted to supporting needy students in the country in order for them to realize their dreams.
“We are devoted to supporting underprivileged students in the country by motivating and providing them with their school needs, through our program we are looking forward to see these youth achieving their dreams of being socio-economically independent in future,” he said.
Gondwe said that his organisation envisions reaching out underprivileged youth in colleges, universities and secondary schools in the country; however he said his organisation has limited resources to fulfil the vision.
“Colleges, universities and secondary school students are requesting if we can extend our programme. As an organisation, we already have that vision to extend our programme to tertiary and secondary schools to support student with fees and learning materials.
“We do not have enough resources as of now and we are appealing to well wishers to help us with anything either money or materials that would reach out the less privileged youth in the country to go further with their education,” he explained.