Lamling Vista School in India and the Malawi Water Project
Aug 11, 2020
Venyei Angh and Abbie Morneault
Lamling Vista School in India and the Malawi Water Project

Venyei Angh will provide a brief background about how Lamling Vista Elementary School came to exist and the school budget.  He'll also talk about how Lamling Vista is dealing with global COVID-19 pandemic.

Venyei is married and has two boys--one is 8 and the other just turned 5. He came to the US in 2008 on a fiancé visa and later became a naturalized citizen. He has a graduate degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and currently works for Solano County Behavioral health. He also has a part-time private practice. In his free time he loves reading, playing with his boys, gardening and working on backyard projects.

Abbie Morneault will speak about the Malawi Water Project. Abbie has lived in Malawi for 5 of the last 8 years, starting as a volunteer teacher after earning her bachelor's degree in education from Kent State University in 2012. After receiving her master's degree from American University in International Training and Education, she returned to Malawi to spearhead the opening of Wasambo Boys High School and served as the inaugural Head Teacher for the first three years. This month she is handing over her position to a Malawian Head Teacher and is staying on as Development Director, overseeing projects for the high school and Determined to Develop. Abbie is originally from Ohio and is a member of the Mzuzu Rotary Club. Joining her are Elvira DiGesu and Birttney Lawrence from the LaSalle Centennial Club in Windsor, Ontario Canada. Both Elvira and Brittney visited Malawi last summer and have been instrumental in getting this project going.