In order to provide our students with a brief history of cars and to expose them to a foundation in automotive engineering, students looked at the 2CV AZ 1954 vehicle, one of the first vehicles in automobile history. It was timely for us to receive a letter from Car enthusiast Toni Verhell, off of his website[…]
Hard work, Excellence and Integrity are some of the core values upheld here at mechanics for Africa. Our team strives to create an environment where our values are instilled in the hearts of our students. For this reason, we take time in every month to acknowledge a student or students that have put these values[…]
It is our goal at mechanics for Africa to make our students’ journeys easier. For us, this involves their physical travel to school. Many of our students must travel for hours to get to school, with many needing to get up at very early hours to get on time. As a result, many of them[…]
Statistics indicate that adolescents and young people account for 50% of the recorded new annual infections, this means approximately 90,000 of those aged between 10 and 19 are living with the virus, with only half of them are on antiretroviral therapy (ART). With these alarming rates and following Teveta guidelines, our students attended our HIV/AIDS[…]
We are heading towards the end of the year, and we are grateful for the year so far. For us the month of September brings us Joy as we know that in a few short days, our students will be returning to their last and for our second-year students, final term. We are excited to[…]
While we are on break, a few students are giving their talents, abilities, and time to assist improve the MfA classroom blocks. Students with painting experience collaborated with our respective staff to help restore life and beauty back to our school. We are extremely blessed and appreciative for our students’ assistance.
The race has finally come to an end. We mark the end of a busy exam week with one last assessment, our practical exams. Students are tested on practical application of theoretical principles learnt throughout the term. We wish them all the best in their test and say a big congratulations on the conclusion of[…]
And the race is on!!!! After much preparation, our students are finally rounding up their second term. Today they begin their final exams and we wish them the very best. Do whisper a prayer for our first year students today.
It’s that time of year when we’re winding down a hectic term with final examinations. We are glad to see our students giving their all and taking their time to prepare for the next week. We wish them well as they begin their examinations on Monday.
“Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil. For if they fall, one will lift up his fellow.” Ecclesiastes 4:9-10 Having friends is important, especially when we are working hard towards a goal. We are assured that we have someone who will help us walk through until it is[…]
We just love our workshop practices!! its a time for us to put to practice what we have learnt in class. Our first year students this morning were busy taking down and assembling car brakes, it was great to see their joy when the accomplished the task. Keep doing great!!
We might get so caught up in wanting to succeed and accomplish that we forget to count our blessings. Here at MfA, we want this to be part of a healthy lifestyle. We asked our students what they were grateful for, and their responses filled our hearts with joy. Here’s what some of our students[…]
It is Friday! Our students are winding down their busy exam week as they take their practical exams. They each take time to put everything they have penned down in their theory papers into practice. We say well done on completing their mid-terms and wish them great rest this weekend.
Its thanksgiving Friday!! This we are grateful for the gift of community. We asked our students what it means to have community. We asked our students what community means to them, and this is what they had to say: Godfrey, Isaiah and Chabu shared that to them community is a group of individuals who share[…]
Wednesday is our favourite day of the week! We have our student’s mentorship and Spiritual guidance class. A day of fun activities and a moment to catch up with our students on how the term is going. This week, we discussed anxiety and team building. We were reminded of our Philippians 4:6-7 which encourages us[…]
Hard work, Excellence and Integrity are some of the core values upheld here at mechanics for Africa. Our team strives to create an environment where our values are instilled in the hearts of our students. For this reason, we take time in every month to acknowledge a student that has put these values to practice[…]
Working with vehicles while exciting can be quite risky. With the level vehicle interaction our students have, it is no surprise one of core values is safety. Safety for themselves and for others. This is the reason for our first aid seminar.
The welfare of our students is at the core of our hearts. Not only their presence at the institution but the place from which they are coming, their homes. We took the opportunity to visit a few houses, learn about the backgrounds of our pupils, and speak with their families. We went to four residences.[…]
The journey to a better life begins with one step. The same can be said when one hears the touching story of Isaiah Mofu a first-year student here at Mechanics for Africa, who walks a distance that accumulates to two hours, just to get to school. An MfA team with our visiting Board Member, Susie[…]
The graduation took place on the 1st of April. It was a day of great joy and excitement as family and friends joined together to celebrate the graduation of our former students and escort them to a new phase of their lives, an opportunity to harvest what was planted through their time at MfA. Several[…]