THE STEWARDSHIP SCHOOL

"The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor."

Luke 4:18

Crown Malawi has three campuses in the country, one in Blantyre, one in Zomba and one in Mzuzu in the North. Crown offer a unique, holistic, fully functioning, Christian Farm environment where students take part in daily farm operations providing practical hands-on experience of what they are learning in their coursework. The School offers a full suite of individual courses.  At the Blantyre campus these courses are combined into the full Training of Trainers Course. 

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Our core classes (the Training for Trainers Course) include:

  1. Character First

  2. Foundations for Farming 

  3. Compost making

  4. Composting Toilets

  5. Vegetable Production 

  6. Mushroom Production (Oyster)

  7. Beekeeping (top bar hives)

  8. Agroforestry

  9. Small Scale Farm Business 

  10. Money Map financial training

  11. Skills for Life 

What to expect 

During the training students will be in class, visit local farmers and gain practical experience.  Students who will do the TOT course will go on field trips which will include climbing Mulanje Mountain, visiting Makandi tea factory and Michiru nature sanctuary.  Residential students will be asked to do cleaning chores in and around the dorms and training center.  The dress code is informal.  The TOT course is a residential full board course. At the successful completion of the course students will be rewarded with a certificate.  

 

Arrival & Departure Information

All classes will start at 9am and finish at 4pm every day except the bee keeping course which will finish by 5pm.  Those doing the TOT course will start every day at 7am with devotions.  The physical address of the Crown Training Center in Blantyre is Plot CG 158, Chigumula, Blantyre.  It is situated 15km from the Chichiri shopping centre on the Thyolo road.

 

International students

If you are an international student we will send you an invitation letter which you will need if you have to apply for a visa.  You can ask for a thirty day visitor’s visa when entering the country.  You will get an extension for another 30 days when the first expires. 

 

Payment Information 

The school fees for this course include accommodation, meals, and printed notes.  You will be responsible for traveling costs from and to your home.   The person responsible for paying for the course will receive an invoice for the specific course or courses you are attending.  Payments can be made into our bank account (Details will be indicated on the invoice) or in cash on the day of arrival.  

Training Location:

 

BLANTYRE: The course will be presented at the Crown Ministry Centre in Chigumula, Blantyre. The center is 15km out of Blantyre City.The training center and dormitories are surrounded by demonstration gardens. 

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MZUZU - The Mzuzu campus is situated in Lusangazi village, 9.3km out of Mzuzu City.  The training center has a real echo friendly feel about it with it's composting toilets and off the grid solar systems.  It is based on Kusintha Farm which is a working farm with vegetable gardens, compost piles, a medicinal garden, a pineapple patch, demo's of grain production and several bee hives in the indigenous forest. It has become a popular place to visit by school groups in and around Mzuzu.

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For no one can lay a foundation other than that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ. - 1 Corinthians 3:11 ESV