Fundraising event in Los Angeles, CA on 28th April, 2013
By Jacaranda School for Orphans on 04.04.2013
Please join Ricki Lake and co hosts on 28th April at Soho House, Los Angeles, to support our school programs and to meet our founder, CNN Hero Marie Da Silva! Read more.
The first Jacaranda School Quarterly Newsletter!
By Jacaranda School for Orphans on 03.14.2013
2013 started with great stamina and fresh ideas at Jacaranda School, with new academic programs, the welcoming of our friends from Shanghai American School, the visit from U.S. Ambassador to Malawi Jeanine Jackson, the opening of our secondary school library, the launch of Jacaranda Elite Program, the first Jaca-Idol competition and... much more! Click here to read our first quarterly newsletter.
An entire German high school walks for Jacaranda
By Jacaranda School for Orphans on 01.10.2013
Lead and inspired by our 2012 volunteer Julia Westendorf, one thousand students and eighty teachers of the Albertus-Magnus Gymnasium, a high school in the North Western part of Germany, walked 10 km for Jacaranda and raised 17,500 euros. Read more.
French Ambassador visits Jacaranda School
By Jacaranda School for Orphans on 11.27.2012
On 27th November, 2012, French Ambassador to Zambia and Malawi Marie-Annick Bourdin visited Jacaranda School for Orphans, after presenting her credentials to Her Excellency Mrs Joyce Banda, President of the Republic of Malawi. Read more.
Jacaranda student John Samson meets Her Majesty the Queen.
By Jacaranda School for Orphans on 11.14.2012

On14th November, 2012, 12-year old Jacaranda student John Samson met Her Majesty the Queen, after winning the 2012 Royal Commonwealth Essay competition.

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Marie Da Silva guest at Leaders Gala
By Jacaranda School for Orphans on 05.03.2012
Jacaranda founder Marie Da Silva has been invited to attend the 'Leaders Recognizing Leaders' gala in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on 26th May 2012. A great occasion to meet American entrepreneurs and NGOs and to spread the word about our school in Malawi.
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Jacaranda students' essays reach Queens Jubilee Top 60 People's Choice
By Jacaranda School for Orphans on 05.01.2012
Congratulations to our students Enoch Chilombo (Form 2) and Vincent Manyonzo (Standard 7), whose essays have been selected into the Queens Diamond Jubilee Top 60 People's Choice.
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Jacaranda Choir performs at State Funeral
By Jacaranda School for Orphans on 04.23.2012
Jacaranda School Choir performed at State Funeral of former president of Malawi Bingu wa Mutharika. The children sang beautifully and witnessed firsthand this historical event.
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Completion of our physics and science laboratory
By Jacaranda School for Orphans on 04.15.2012
Huge thanks to Shanghai American School and to Uniting People for raising the funds needed to build this key facility at Jacaranda School.
Jacaranda children learn how to make solar lamps
By Jacaranda School for Orphans on 04.01.2012
2010 CNN Hero Evans Wadongo joined hands with 2008 CNN Hero and Jacaranda Founder Marie Da Silva. With support from Shanghai American School in China, a workshop was organized at Jacaranda School to teach Jacaranda School and Shanghai American School students how to make solar lamps.