New programme: Our next step towards transforming literacy in Malawi

New programme: Our next step towards transforming literacy in Malawi

We’re really excited to be building on the success of our pilot programme, which increased children’s literacy by 433% in just one year. We are now able to provide CharChar trained and supported teachers to a government demonstration primary school in Lilongwe. We’ve secured funding to run our programme in the school for two years,…

Your impact in 2021

Your impact in 2021

In 2021, your support has had an amazing impact! Thankfully, schools remained open from February and since then our project has continued to support children’s education with incredible results. Our pilot programme which retrained teachers had a significant impact on over 4,000 primary school children across 10 state primary schools. Using evidence-based, child-centred teaching and…

Cycling for Literacy

Cycling for Literacy

Hannah Hailu & Walter Tricks took on this cycle challenge for CharChar because every child deserves a chance to fulfil their potential, and that starts with becoming literate… Having both grown up in Malawi, where we were very aware that a lot of children weren’t in school. We have since learnt the sad reality that…

Climbing for Literacy

Climbing for Literacy

In June 2019 I decided to lead a trek to climb the unforgiving Sapitwa Peak in Mount Mulanje at just over 3000 metres in support of better education for underprivileged children in Africa. It was the third mountain I have ever climbed and definitely the hardest, with kilometres of scrambling on all fours (!) but…