Important links


  • from abroad donate through Paypal
  • from Malawi donate on boNGO's account at First Merchant Bank in Blantyre nr 0200447006
  • join boNGO in the Czech Republic or boNGO in Switzerland
  • join boNGO on Facebook
  • watch boNGO on youtube
  • promoting boNGO through music

boNGO is a non-profit non-governmental organization established to raise the standards of education in Malawi.


1. Early Education (children 3 - 6 years)

Development of Model Childcare Centers which provide a quality education and train teachers from other preschools


2. Primary Education (children 6 - 10 years)

Creating a print-rich environment for pupils, and providing teachers with durable teaching aids - the Happy Classrooms Program



3. Youth and Adult Education

Producing and spreading awareness-raising films




Malawian children and youths who are capable of logical thinking and independent reasoning with a good foundation of knowledge which allows for healthy development of the nation.



To develop and implement effective, innovative and low cost educational concepts replicable in communities across the world.


The name boNGO is an acronym of based on Need-driven Grassroots Ownership. It expresses the importance of a self-help approach by the beneficiaries and other people at the grassroots - a necessary condition for sustainable development.


Since 2009 boNGO has also been active in the Czech Republic and Switzerland, home countries of two boNGO directors, where it works in the field of development education and raises funds for projects in Malawi.


boNGO Team – the organization was founded by its three directors in 2007 after their practical experience from developing the first Model Childcare Center Umodzi-Mbame in the South of Malawi.


04.04.2012 Enormous success of the HAPPY CLASSROOMS project

Happy Classrooms are truly successful ! Since June 2011 over 250 classrooms have been painted, that in a long run will provide over 250,000 Malawi pupils with a better, more stimulating learning environment. Decoration of one classroom costs $ 330 (57,000 MK).

View a brief photo-reportage.

16.11.2011 project 'HAPPY CLASSROOMS' and its impact on Blantyre schools

bONGO's project Happy Classrooms which improves the learning environments in government primary schools is growing every day! Please read a brief photo-reportage. boNGO looks for partners who want to support decoration of individual classrooms in schools of their choice. Find the funding proposal here.

13.11.2011 boNGO on Malawi TV: raising awareness and funds through music

One of the ways of promoting boNGO is music. boNGO's Managing Director Tereza Mirovicova sings in the Malawi language Chichewa and speaks about it on Malawi TV here. Read about it in a newspaper article. More at youtube.

28.07.2011 July 2011 newsletter

Please download the July newsletter here

24.05.2011 boNGO project HAPPY CLASSROOMS in a Malawian magazine

The new boNGO’s project Happy Classrooms is covered in an article in the Malawian magazine The Eye (published in March 2011).

13.03.2011 6 minutes in Malawi preschools

Watch a short promo film about the early education and care in Malawi and projects of boNGO that aim to increase its standards.

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