The computer lab

The new computer lab, which was set up in the former lab for agricultural science, has now been in use […]

Ablution Blocks

A regular servicing of the toilets, which are regularly used by 1500 pupils, is essential. In an initial phase in […]

Planting Trees

Back in the 1970’s when the school was first opened great emphasis was placed on planting trees in the school […]

The orchard

Orchard pictures December 2017 Project Supervisor Mr. Joseph Chipindi made December 27th the following pictures during a visit to the […]

School Expansion

The first three-classroom block (2013/2014) At the end of 2012 the foundation for a new three room building was laid. […]

New School Furniture

With the guidance of Christopher Mukuwa, Namwala Secondary School’s metalwork teacher, a group of students began in 2007 to repair […]

Kitchen Modernisation

In July 2007 the management of the school was taken over from Mr Frederick Mbangweta by Mr Amos Makasa. However, […]

The School Garden

The school garden in Namwala has a long tradition. Since the founding of the school in 1966 the school has […]

Electricity Supply

The new electricity supply was intended to solve two problems: to increase the security of supply and reduce energy costs […]

Dormitories

For a few years parents have demanded more security in the dormitories against intruders. The buildings are now completely surrounded […]

Sponsorships

A lot of young people in Zambia cannot attend Middle School, even though they have passed the entrance exam, due […]

«The Ravens»

In 2006 Rahel Fröbel and Angela Steinauer, two Abbey students, wanted to launch a vocal quartet. Because they could not […]

«Rock for Namwala»

In 2006 Beat Hüppin, a passionate musician and Latin teacher at the Abbey School in Einsiedeln, took the initiative and […]

Oxcarts

Together with a group of students, trade teacher Christopher Mukuwa made rakes, garbage cans and various other items for the […]

Maintenance Work

The steady care and maintenance of buildings as well as surroundings was neglected for many years. Consequently the school portrayed […]

Travels to Zambia

Since 2004 Johannes van der Weijden travels to Namwala on a regular basis.  He has organized group trips four times […]

Maize Processing

Maize is a staple food that is used often and in many ways in the Zambian kitchen. Up until now […]

Basketball Field

In 2006, after 30 years of use, the basketball field showed many signs of deterioration. There were cracks in the […]

Windows

During the summer 2004 Namwala Secondary School visit, the majority of the school buildings were found in a bad state. […]

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