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Thank you USA!

It all began with a simple request for Godfrey to visit Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. News spread, and his one week visit to the USA quickly snowballed into a three month film and speaking tour, stopping at schools, paragliding clubs and communities across the land.



With a packed schedule of over 30 events in less than three months, we had just enough free time to experience this majestic country in the company of so many very lovely people. From coast to coast, that welcoming North American spirit energized our small team with the enthusiasm we needed to continue sharing our dream while inspiring others to discover theirs.  (Tour Hosts are now on our Thank You page :)



Thank you for making our fundraising efforts so fruitful. With over half the funds and materials need to build the School of Dreams in Malawi now raised, we are moving forward with confidence and will begin construction of the school this summer. Due to popular demand, Godfrey will return to USA next fall to continue his fundraising programs with schools and communities on the west coast and in the south. We will post more info on this soon.



To the good people of the United States: Thank you for allowing us to spread our wings so far and wide. Without each and everyone of you, this incredible project would not hold the magic that it does today.

Yours truly,

Godfrey, Ben & Erica

We are still accepting screening requests from all across Europe and will post our schedule shortly.

Bring us to your town!  If you are in, or have friends in the following countries, consider hosting a screenign or filling out our no-obligation screening form today.

  • Italy
  • France
  • Switzerland
  • Austria
  • Slovenia
  • Hungary
  • Slovakia
  • Czech Republic
  • Poland
  • Germany
  • Belgium
  • The Netherlands
  • Denmark
  • and Sweden

The team traveled in "Honey Bus" througout the three-month North American tour.

Friends in the United Kingdom:  We regret to say that, due to complicated visa processes, Godfrey will not be able to make it to the UK for the spring of 2014. We intend to do a seperate visit not far down the road. Please email Erica and let her know you are interested and she'll give you plenty of notice before we come.



"As an educator I am always looking for programs that help my students find inspiration and that help them to make connections to the world outside of our school walls. Inviting the Above and Beyond Documentary Society to our campus to view the film, The Boy Who Flies, is to date, the most rewarding and inspirational event we have brought to our students. The film is not only beautifully made, but more importantly, the message that was conveyed to our students was invaluable- to believe in themselves and not to give up even when faced with failure. The level of emotion in our assembly hall when Godfrey entered the room after the film was palpable, students shouted and cheered, there was a true connection made. I would recommend this assembly/event to any and all schools that are looking to inspire their students to find their path, work hard for their dreams and to have occasion for self reflection."
- Gabrielle Kaplan MA Ed.
Director, The Quarry Lane International School, Dublin, CA


"Hosting the gang from "The Boy Who Flies"(Godfrey, Ben & Erica) was amazing. The film and it's uplifting story was a special life moment for our family and our daughters school. We feel like we made life long friends and look forward to sharing their dreams with friends far and wide!"
-Trish Petty
Parent, Washington, D.C.
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    Godfrey return to America in November of 2014  
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American schools, clubs, institutions and community organizers interested in hosting us between November 2014 and January 2015 should reivew our Host Overview page and complete a Screening Application as soon as possible.

Lost Abroad, Found In Malawi

April 1st, 2014 - by Godfrey Masauli in Blantyre, Malawi

"Everything happens for the greater good." My father once told me.

Landing in Ethiopia, on the way home from America, was an over-whelming experience. Having just arrived at this gigantic airport, it wasn't five minutes before hearing that my flight was boarding over the loud-speaker. I begun to panic, realizing that I was completely lost and may miss my connecting flight to home!

In the course of my nightmare, I came across a beautiful couple. I recalled their faces from my previous flight. Swallowing my pride, I asked for their help and, before I knew it, I was airborne again.

Filled with gratitude, I opened my journal and posed the question: "What greater good could have come from such a stressful situation?" Finding no answer, I stared at the blank page until I fell asleep.

Today, I had the great privilege of sharing my story at a retreat held in the most professional setting I have ever seen in Malawi; a connection made by the same couple that rescued me in the terminal building.

So you see, being lost in that airport was not a pleasant experience, but, looking back, I would not wish it any other way. Next time I get lost in life, I will try to remind myself that it is all happening for the greater good.

Godfrey

Photo-documentary:

Godfrey is uploading one image each day from this inspiring journey. To begin yours, view the gallery.

Off to a market on father’s bicycle.

Being small and short, kids in Malawi are not able to ride these machines on the crossbar and use the saddle on top. Nonetheless, they are able to peddle an adult bicycle by pushing their legs between the three bars.

During the learning process, they encourage each other with the story of a determined ant which swallowed a Banana Bread. ‘If it did it, we can do it too!’ they say :). G

Photograph by: Benjamin Jordan in Phalombe, Malawi

Children expressing their joy after my landing.

No matter where I land, they always come to greet me and ask if I need any of their help. I'm always grateful for their support and generous spirits not to mention their welcoming smiles which melt my heart :). G

Photograph by: Benjamin Jordan in Thuchila Area, Malawi

A Malawian family coming from a Maize mill where they had maize turned into maize flour. The maize flour will be used to cook nsima, our staple food that is nearly eaten everyday for both lunch and supper. Maize flour is also used to make porridge which is eaten for breakfast. As a fish cannot swim without water, so can a Malawian not function well without Maize. G

Photograph by: Benjamin Jordan in Kambenje Village, Malawi

Determination made these children dig out a field mouse out of an anthill, a place that requires perseverance because of its very hard clay.

For hours they they took turns, causing havoc in the hard ground, sometimes dancing as they hoed. I would see them throw the hoe in the air in a typical Malawian dance, catch it as it came down and proceeded with it down the ground, at the same time, twisting their bodies like snakes. I admired their will power :). G

Photograph by: Benjamin Jordan in Kambenje Village, Malawi