The Malagiri School

Malagiri pupils with their teacher

Join us to celebrate 10 years of the Malagiri School

To celebrate 10 years of the Malagiri School we are holding an event to raise vital funds. The event will take place on 4 November at 6.30pm at Pandean Old Barn which is on the outskirts of Brighton, East Sussex. Tickets cost just £25 and include a Nepalese curry supper. The evening will also feature:…

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Benji next to the South Downs Way sign

Supporting his grandad’s vision

Seven year old Benji is walking the South Downs Way to raise vital funds to ensure the children of Malagiri continue to get an education. Benji is the grandson of the late Kevin Fossey who set up the The School for Malagiri charity and was instrumental in the school dream becoming a reality. Along with…

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the Malagiri community collecting supplies

Latest news from Nepal

Last week Vice-Chairperson Ven. Tsering Lama and Mr Binod Lama of the Jangchup Charitable Organisation, who are responsible for the legal governance of the school, visited Malagiri along with head teacher Yubraj Raisili. The main purposes of the visit was to take emergency supplies for the families of the Malagiri school children, but also to…

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some fo the items in the rations programme

Rations Distribution Programme

Dear Supporters and friends of the Malagiri School Thank you so much for all your generosity which is needed so much to give children in a poor farming community like Malagiri hope for the future. Lotus Heart – Ration Distribution Program After two months of strict Lockdown in Nepal, to try to control the spread…

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Nepal Covid update

Covid-19 has now reached the community of Malagiri – heavy rains alongside the lockdown has led to food shortages for some of the families in the community. Travel between villages and towns is not currently allowed however we understand a Nepali NGO has been permitted to take some basic emergency relief to the community. We…

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A wood full of bluebells

It’s bluebell time

Continuing on her quest, committee member Lorraine Harrison walked 213km in May, donating £1 for every kilometre she walked. Lorraine said: “The most striking walk this month was the sight of a wonderful carpet of bluebells in Angmering woods. I am still amazed at what nature has to offer – and how much there is…

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Radio Sussex interview

Malagiri committee members Lorraine Harrison and Pippa Totraku were interviewed on Radio Sussex yesterday, 16 May, chatting about the school’s history, the 10th anniversary and the current Covid-19 situation. The show is available to listen to until 14 June – scroll to 3 hours and 44 minutes. Listen to the interview.

the children waving outside the school

Malagiri 10-year anniversary impact report

We are delighted to share a report with you that has been compiled to mark the Malagiri School’s 10th anniversary. The school was opened in April 2011, offering the village children an education for the very first time. 64 children now attend and 71 former pupils are continuing their education in schools nearby. This is…

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a sheep with its lamb

Spring has sprung!

Lorraine is now a third of the way through her year-long walking and fundraising challenge, and last month walked further than ever before: “April has been a great month and I have managed to walk a total of 248km. “Given the serious situation in Nepal at the moment, my decision to raise money for the…

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the children drying their feet in the sun

Latest update from the school

A happy healthy start to the day at school for the children of Malagiri. They had fun washing their feet and shoes before relaxing in the sun to dry them. And all of this before breakfast! Sadly the spread of Covid-19 is increasing fast in Nepal and the government has decided that educational establishments must…

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