We currently don’t have a facility to enable you to donate direct to Bright Future Foundation. BUT you can make donations via paypal to paul@navigatorpr.com – please see the donations link below.

We will confirm every donation and ensure that 100%% of every donation is sent to Malawi to fund the education of young people and adults.

Paul Johnston is currently walking the Sultan’s Trail to raise funds for BFF.  See the blog  sultanstrail2020.tumblr.com

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Currently, government funding only provides for primary education which means that families have to pay for their children’s secondary education after they have reached 12 years old.

In such an underdeveloped country, where most Malawians rely upon subsistence living, over 50% of the population lives below the poverty line and struggle to break free from this poverty cycle.  It costs just £20 a term for a Malawian child between the ages of 12 and 16 to go to school which in the UK is a very small amount of money but in Malawi is hugely expensive. This does include an exam fee.

Supporting children through secondary education will not only offer greater job prospects and a higher wage but will also help to make them aware of the risks of disease and disease prevention such as HIV/AIDS, thereby increasing theirs and their families chance of survival and standard of living.

Bright Future Foundation’s long term aim is to expand to other developing countries and develop different strategies that suit each country’s different educational systems.

Mission Statement

Bright Future Foundation aims to support children and adults in developing countries through education, to give them the opportunity to escape poverty and find freedom through education.
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Our Objectives
  * To raise awareness of the importance of education for people in developing countries.
  * To support as many children and adults through education.
  * To help students find jobs or go on to further education.
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The Team

Bright Future Foundation is headed by Jasmin Chew. It was founded following a trip to Malawi. She has recently finished her third year of university and hopes to follow her dream of working in the developing world to administer the Foundation and teach English as a foreign language.

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Having the privilege of free education herself, Jasmin understands how knowledge sets you free from poverty. A wealth of knowledge can protect and promote nutrition, health and social issues.

Doreen works in childcare and receives £40 per month, whilst working 50 hours per week. In addition to this Doreen has to walk 3 and a half hours to and from her place of work.This £40 pays for her nieces education and feeds and supports 7 other members of her family.

Vincent and Ken are both cooks at a university in Malawi, they realise how important education is for people in their situation, they decided to write a short story on how important understanding nutrition is. The book challenges food myths and witchcraft which are common throughout countries in Africa. It also promotes free readily available food such as field mice and grasshoppers.

Success Stories

charity, africa, malawi, secondary, education, help, adults, children, support, develop, developing, country, countries, bright, future, foundation,Vincencio Chimbalame proudly working with Southern Region Water Board as a Guest House Keeper …Before I was working with the Malawi Collage of Health Sciences as a Cook. But Bright Future Foundation (BFF) has lifted me up to where I am because the foundation sent me to Collage to study Catering and Hotel Management and immediately got employed SRWB in relation to my profession. Bravo BFF.

Biswick Nkhoma in the picture is a form 4 student at Malindi Secondary School. He works hard in class with the aim of pursuing a doctorate degree once passed the Malawi School Certificate of Education this year. He is in a family of 8 and being the first born he appreciates the support from BFF since he nearly dropped school when he was in form 2 due to lack of school fees. His father is a Bricklayer  but doesn’t manage to feed that big family of 8. Biswick wants to pull his young brothers and sisters once he finds job in future.

The young man in the picture is a form 1 student namely  Chikondi Masobwe.. He is at Naming’azi Community day Secondary School..although he is not specific on what he wants to pursue when he finishes school. What is known to him is that he works hard so that he can make it to Collage. Although he does not know who will pay him fees at the college. But he says he is grateful for BFF’s assistance since his parents couldn’t afford for his secondary school.


Agness Kamwaza Chimbalame is deeply appreciate BFF for making her upgrade her Malawi School Certificate of Education she got 4 credits including Maths. She is now aiming any course favorably.


Here comes Emmanuel Frank a form 1 student at Liwonde Open Day Secondary School. His parent are jobless and they couldn’t manage to pay him school fees. He is praising BFF for being a helping hand since without that he could be the prodigal son.




Shalom Nyatepa is now in form 2 at Zomba Urban Secondary School and her parents are very poor and to be assisted by BFF, is this just a grace from God because without BFF their daughter could be just a house girl and they always encourage her to work hard in class for her to be the family’s pride.

This is Conis Simbweje is a form 3 student from Namadidi Community Day Secondary School and she is very grateful for being assisted by Bright Future Foundation as her parents are just very poor so that without BFF they couldn’t afford to pay her school fees in any way and her ambition is getting to College if the chances of being assisted will still existing.


Zekho Frank one of our former student who sat for his Malawi School Certificate of Education in 2016 and has now joined Campently but he always salute FFB for making him a material he is now and he is saying without BFF he could not manage to join Campently as everything needs mathematics, English, just to mention few, what he is earning is what makes him survive in his everyday life though he is lacking finding for having backing documents for his career.

Chimwemwe Adam one of the intelligent girls at Likangala Secondary School who was nearly to drop out from school due to lack of fees but with BFF she is now in form 3 and she is aiming high.


Ken Muyaya works with Project HOPE Malawi as a Community Engagement Facilitator since 2016 up to date and I am here because of BFF as it sent me to College where I obtained a Diploma in H.I.V & AIDS Management and without BFF I couldn’t get where I am. I have been working with Malawi College of Health Sciences as a Cook for 10 years but to no avail so I always salute BFF….LIVE LONG FFB….

Praise Muyaya now in form 3 at Likangala Secondary School and he gave all praises to BFF for being there for him all the way his school life as they have made his school life simple because his parents are always struggle with everyday life for their survival and his is aiming to get to Chancellor College.


Here is Penuel Suria a form 1 scholar at Malindi Secondary School. He is one of our beneficiaries who was not able to get school fees but with BFF is now enrolled and he is very grateful.


UK Contacts:

Address: Fern Dene, Thorpe Lane, Fylingthorpe, nr Robin Hood’s Bay, Whitby YO22 4TH

Phone:  +44(0)1947 880513 Maggie Keating

Email: maggie@brightfuturefoundation.org.uk

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African Contacts:

Address:  Vincensio Chimbalame, Southern Region Water Board, Private Bag 72, Zomba, Malawi.
Phone numbers:
+265 0884 806 158/+265 0995 706 393 Ken Muyaya.
+265 0884 526 093/+265 0992 291 990 Vincensio Chimbalame.
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