Gracious Celebrates Ten Years

December 10th, 2016

Missed the 2016 MCV Newsletter in the mail? Read it here on the blog. The Article below was written by Jesse Kwiek and Vincent Sisya. Read more stories from the newsletter here.  The idea for Gracious Secondary School began in 2000, when 15 orphan students, each of whom was sponsored by MCV to learn in government […]

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Women’s Empowerment at Gracious

January 14th, 2016

Missed the 2015 MCV Newsletter in the mail? Read it here on the blog. We’ll be sharing other articles from the newsletter on the blog in the coming weeks. Find more newsletter articles here. The WE Club (Women’s Empowerment) was started June 13, 2013 at MCV’s Gracious Secondary School as one of the authorized clubs.  […]

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The Nature Science Club

October 7th, 2015

“It was one of the greatest trips which we have never had before!”  Exclaimed Macfield Akimu.  He had just returned, with 40 club members, from a day amongst elephants, impala, warthogs, and sable antelope in the Liwonde National Park along the Shire River. The students were thrilled at being so close to the animals, and […]

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Siyabu’s Story

June 28th, 2015

By Ellaton Siyabu   My name is Ellaton Siyabu a total orphan. If one’s family background can be traced through mother lineage, then I would say am the last born in a family of three. But if we trace it through father lineage then I am first and last born. Logically, this is so because […]

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Senior Trip

June 18th, 2015

Gracious Form 4 students took their annual “senior trip” this year to a new location: Chancellor College in Zomba. The students enjoyed touring different areas of the University of Malawi school, and getting a glimpse of higher education opportunities.  Despite the highly competitive selection process to qualify for the University of Malawi, MCV has had several […]

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Teaching At Gracious

February 19th, 2015

By Celia Haering Having heard about Malawi and MCV through my elementary school (Chugach Optional, a part of MCV’s School-to-School program), my girl scout troop which also participated in fundraising, and my university (Alaska Pacific University, which periodically sends a class to Malawi), it seemed like time for me to make the trip. With an […]

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Gracious Does it Again

October 31st, 2014

We are pleased to report that once again MCV’s Gracious Secondary School has far outperformed the national average on the national Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE) Exams, taken by Form 4 (12th grade) students. Gracious had 91 students write the exams out of which 85 passed. This 93% pass rate compares to a national […]

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Gracious Test Results Are In

November 24th, 2013

The results of the Malawi School Certificate of Education Exams (the national exams taken by graduating students) were recently released and once again MCV’s Gracious Secondary School bettered the national average. Gracious had 65 students write the exam this year and 50 passed representing a 77% passing rate.  The national passing rate this year was […]

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Good and Bad Things About Gracious – Student composition

October 18th, 2010

Below is a short composition by one of Gracious Secondary School’s All-Star composition groups: Gracious Private Secondary School is located in Mangochi district, Malawi. It is on the shores of the lake, and is part of the Malawi Children’s Village (MCV). Gracious school was born on 15th January, 2006. Since then it has shown both […]

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Good and Bad Things About Gracious – Student composition

October 18th, 2010

Below is a short composition by one of Gracious Secondary School’s All-Star composition groups: Gracious Private Secondary School is one of the most popular private schools in Malawi. The school is located to the south of Lake Malawi in a district called Mangochi. The school consists of many students both male and female from various […]

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