The CharChar Chest with textbooks and materials Children dropout from school at an early age Teachers with CharChar learning material Teacher doing a CharChar puzzle

CharChar Literacy

Org #73242
Vetted since 2020
2007
year founded
$31,230
raised on GlobalGiving
4
years fundraising
1
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

We train government primary school teachers in Malawi to improve the literacy levels of thousands of underprivileged children across the country. These children are required to be fluent in the English language by the time they reach Year 5, when all subjects are taught and examined in English. CharChar has developed a literacy program (the CharChar Literacy Programme - CCLP) to support the Malawi National Curriculum and the National Reading Program (NRP). The CCLP focusses on developing the phonemic awareness of teachers and pupils through the delivery of phonics workshops, on-site training and support to our own volunteer literacy support specialist teachers and government teachers alike... read more

Projects (2)

Literacy for Malawi
Malawi / Education
Literacy for Malawi
Project Leaders
Natalie Conti
Natalie Conti
Toby Gould
Toby Gould
Nicky Robertson
Nicky Robertson
Andrew White
Andrew White
Organization Information
Ashley
Morthoe, Station Road
Woolacombe, Devon EX34 7EZ
United Kingdom
0044 7415748288
Organization Information
Ashley
Morthoe, Station Road
Woolacombe, Devon EX34 7EZ
United Kingdom
0044 7415748288

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Feb 8, 2024 | Literacy for Malawi
August - October 2023

By Andrew White | Operations Director

August - October 2023   This report covers the commencement of a normal school year. Malawi however continues to face economic challenges. There has been a shortage of foreign currency, which... Read the full report ›

Oct 6, 2023 | Literacy for Malawi
CharChar Literacy Report May - July 2023

By CharChar Volunteer Team | Project Coordinators

GlobalGiving Report May - July 2023 Literacy Teacher Training to provide life-changing skills to Malawian children     “The learning crisis is not a result of COVID-19; the pandemic... Read the full report ›

May 19, 2023 | Literacy for Malawi
January - April 2023 Update

By Toby Gould | Director of Digital Strategy

After the challenges of the post-Covid era, when schools in Malawi were closed, our demonstration school project began in the middle of a compressed school year (from January to August). Thankful,... Read the full report ›
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