BY STEVE CHIROMBO
JANUARY 29, MANA: Former students and other well-wishers have organized a big walk as one way of raising money for the completion of some construction projects at the institution in a bid to change the face of Mzimu Woyera Minor Seminary of the Catholic Diocese of Chikwawa, Christians,
The participants will begin their walk from Lengwe Turn-Off along the Blantyre-Chikwawa M1 Road to Mzimu Woyera Minor Seminary campus.
In an interview, the institution’s Rector, Father James Chidali said the intention for the big walk was to raise funds for the completion of some projects that have stalled at the institution.
“There are some projects which we started with support from other well-wishers such as toilets and bathrooms.
These projects have stalled but it is our wish to have them completed. On top of that, we would also like to purchase some materials meant for the laboratory.
“For the big walk, we set a target of K500, 000 cash but our target is to raise at least K1 million for all the fundraising activities. However, we have only managed to raise cash amounting to K166, 900,” he said.
Chidali urged all people of good will to give them a hand in a bid to complete all the projects they have at the seminary.
President of Mzimu Woyera Minor Seminary Alumni Association, David Moyo thanked everyone for taking part in the big walk.
“I would like to register my appreciation to all the people who took part in the event. This is just the beginning. We will continue with other interventions with the same aim of raising funds for the cause,” he said.
One of the alumni who took part during the big walk, Emmanuel Namizinga said he decided to participate in the event as one way of contributing to the success of the school.
“The fundraising walk was very important and as a participant I feel to have contributed something to my former school. I should also believe that the funds realized and other resources to be solicited will go towards completion of the projects,” he said.
Namizinga urged all former students of the seminary to be taking part in assisting their former schools.