A Name, A Face and a Story

For our third the service learning day our group International Development visited another NGO: Coalizão. We were really well received and knew we would have a great and an enlightening day. We visited the Aeroporto neighbourhood, the Adeline market and Coalizão’s main office. It was really an effective learning experience for us all, as we became aware of the problems our community faces and how … Continue reading A Name, A Face and a Story

Becoming Open-Minded

Today the International Development group went to Bairro de Chamanculo to visit one of our partners: “ASSCODECHA”. When we arrived, we were well received by the ASSCODECHA members who took us on a short tour around their center and gave us a brief overview of how they were organized and worked. After the tour, we were invited into a workshop room where we received a … Continue reading Becoming Open-Minded

All Nations To New Heights!

During the Service Learning day on Friday the 17th of February, the All Nations children came to AISM since it is easier to play games and have fun new experiences here than for the AISM students to travel to the All Nations Houses in Matola which have limited space and equipment. For the first time ever, we were able to invite a second All Nations … Continue reading All Nations To New Heights!

When Fun And Useful Go Together

Today was very productive as I believe that we made something they could take home. We did 2 different activities. One activity was a very environmentally friendly as we made paper aeroplanes out of  scrap paper, this activity helped the children to exercise hand motion as many of them are unable to do so. These problems may be caused by physical problems and cerebral development … Continue reading When Fun And Useful Go Together

Service Beyond Service Learning

It is one thing to read about the facts and statistics regarding heart disease from a book or a resource. It is another to learn about people diagnosed with the condition from the medics at ICOR. Casa Das Criancas provides the unique opportunity to the students at AISM to follow a child patient through the process of pre and post-surgery. Our goal is to learn … Continue reading Service Beyond Service Learning

Bioblitz kicks off with style!

The first Bioblitz of the year is at a secret, undisclosed location south of Boane featured some huge rare pachypodium (Kudu lilly) plants and a walk up to a small hill that looked as if it could harbour interesting wildlife. We would like to keep the plants safe so that is why the location needs to remain undisclosed. The rains had not yet arrived at … Continue reading Bioblitz kicks off with style!

The Power Of Grassroots Engagement

International Development is a Service Learning project that provides the students with an opportunity to learn through meaningful service. The goal of the project is to learn from NGOs and assist them to improve their facilities by providing them feedback on how they operate. The goal of the project is to attempt to learn and understand the daily challenges that people of Mozambique face, and how … Continue reading The Power Of Grassroots Engagement