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Mercy Nasala born in the region of the Mulanje mountains. Sadly, after the death of her parents, Mercy and her sister were taken in by her Aunt Mary and raised in the district of Mbayani in Blantyre. Unfortunately, her aunt has had a difficult time finding employment in a country with such high poverty. This proves to be very difficult for Mercy as she tries to receive an education.  Although she is a generally happy girl, she often feels very sad and worried when she remembers the death of her parents. That is a huge weight to carry at fourteen years of age.

 

Now that Mercy has became a part of the Back to School Project, she...

Through Agape Scholars International's newest program, we are sending students who have dropped out of school, back to school! In the area of Mbayani, many students are dropping out at vast rates due to a lack of financial resources but also due to overcrowding in schools where students outnumber teachers 300:1.

Jafali Mtenje is a student in this program. He lives with his parents and five other siblings. His parents have been unable to find employment and this has made it difficult for him to remain in school. At times, he feels very worried because he lacks good support from his family. At ten years old, he has now returned t...

Paul James, older brother to Timothy James (see blog), is thirteen years old and is a caregiver to his younger siblings due to the death of their parents.  In order to care for them, he must pick up odd end jobs while trying to obtain an education at the same time. With so much responsibility on his plate, the Back to School Project seeks to provide him with as much assistance and care as possible. Paul loves coming to the project to hear the good news in the Word of God. His heart is so thankful to have the extra help. After finishing school, he dreams of becoming a businessman so that he can provide others with jobs and brin...

 Innocent Duwa is 15 year old teenager from the district of Mbayani in Blantyre, Malawi where he stays with his stepmother due to the unfortunate loss of his parents. Although he was born in Zomba, he grew up in Blantyre with his four other siblings. Through the Back to School Project, Innocent has been able to return to school and is currently in standard 8 (eighth grade). He loves to learn the English language and has great comprehension and speaking skills. After he finishes receiving an education, he aspires to be a Malawian soldier.

 

Through the Back to School Project, Innocent has the ability to receive extra help on his...

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