Struggling Malawi school gets 1.4 million books from Melania Trump

Melania Trump visits Malawi school on solo Africa tour

Struggling Malawi school gets 1.4 million books from Melania Trump

Just 77 teachers educate more than 8,500 students who attend the school.

"No child in this country is without a book", Malawi's Education Minister Bright Msaka told the first lady.

The First Lady of the United States of America (USA), Melania Trump has expressed her gratitude to the people of Ghana for the warm reception she received during her two-day solo visit. She's focusing the trip on her interest in child welfare.

"Trump's motorcade traveled along a roadside where a handful of white protesters greeted the first lady with handmade signs, including a couple that said "Me Too" and "#notashithole!" He credited the partnership between the USA and Malawi with "significantly" improving students' English and Chichewa reading skills.

Mrs. Trump watched several teachers conduct lessons for the equivalent of second- and third-graders. In southern Africa, ululation - a sound made with the mouth - is often a celebratory welcome by women.

A small handful of protesters held signs along roads in the capital Lilongwe, with one criticising President Trump's reported use of offensive language to describe some African countries earlier this year.

Another sign read, "69 Days Past the Deadline to Reunite Families", in reference to Trump's zero-tolerance immigration policy.

The Kenya Wildlife Service headquarters is also anticipating a visit by Melania Trump.

Mrs. Trump opened her first extended worldwide tour as first lady on Tuesday in the West African nation of Ghana.

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