Important links

Support

  • from abroad donate through Paypal
  • from Malawi donate on boNGO's account at First Merchant Bank in Blantyre nr 0200447006
  • join boNGO in the Czech Republic or boNGO in Switzerland
  • join boNGO on Facebook
  • watch boNGO on youtube
  • promoting boNGO through music

RAISING STANDARDS OF EDUCATION

boNGO is a non-profit non-governmental organization in Malawi, South-East Africa, established with the aim of raising the standards of education in the country. boNGO works within:

 

1. Early Childhood Education

Raising the quality of early childhood education through Model Childcare Centers.

 

2. Primary School Education

Improving the learning environments in primary schools through syllabus-related paintings on classroom walls (project Happy Classrooms).

 

3. Youth and Adult Education

Producing and spreading awareness-raising films for both African and non-African audiences (film B'ella and film Zione); and working with Youth Clubs at the Model Childcare Centers.

 

 

boNGO's VISION:

Malawian children and youths who are capable of logical thinking and independent reasoning with a good foundation of knowledge which allows for healthy development of the nation.

 

boNGO's MISSION:

To develop and implement innovative and low cost educational concepts that can be replicated in various communities across the world in order to raise the standards of education.

 

 

boNGO stands for “based on Need-driven Grassroots Ownership” - an acronym expressing the importance of a self-help approach by the beneficiaries and other people at the grassroots which boNGO considers a fundamental condition for sustainable development.

 

Since 2009 boNGO has also been active in the Czech Republic and Switzerland, home countries of two boNGO directors, where it works in the field of development education and raises funds for projects in Malawi.

 

boNGO Team – the organization was founded by its three directors in 2007 after their practical experience from developing the first Model Childcare Center Umodzi-Mbame in the South of Malawi.

News

07.05.2012 Big boNGO update May 2012

Download the latest boNGO update. Looking forward to your response. boNGO Team (Tereza Mirovicova, Simone Fuchs and Justin Namizinga).


30.04.2012 Raising funds through music

To raise awareness on boNGO and funds for the Happy Classrooms project, boNGO's Managing Director recorded the music video 'Chikondi' (Love). It is in the Malawi language Chichewa with english subtitles ...

 

 


04.04.2012 boNGO educates thousands of people in Malawi cinemas

The HIV/AIDS awareness film Zione (trailer) produced by boNGO in 2010 was distributed to 70 video-centers (cinemas) in the south of Malawi where it "lives its own life ....".  People are truly interested to watch the movie as it takes place in an environment that every Malawian knows and it is in the local Chichewa language. More about the project here.


04.04.2012 Enormous success of the HAPPY CLASSROOMS project

Happy Classrooms are truly successful ! Since June 2011 over 250 classrooms have been painted, that in a long run will provide over 250,000 Malawi pupils with a better, more stimulating learning environment. Decoration of one classroom costs $ 330 (57,000 MK).

View a brief photo-reportage.


16.11.2011 project 'HAPPY CLASSROOMS' and its impact on Blantyre schools

bONGO's project Happy Classrooms which improves the learning environments in government primary schools is growing every day! Please read a brief photo-reportage. boNGO looks for partners who want to support decoration of individual classrooms in schools of their choice. Find the funding proposal here.


13.11.2011 boNGO on Malawi TV: raising awareness and funds through music

One of the ways of promoting boNGO is music. boNGO's Managing Director Tereza Mirovicova sings in the Malawi language Chichewa and speaks about it on Malawi TV here. Read about it in a newspaper article. More at youtube.


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