Humana Italia Corporate Partnership Manager Visits DAPP Malawi Projects
Daniele Germiniani the Corporate Partnership Manager for Humana Italia is impressed with the projects DAPP Malawi is implementing. Speaking after a week-long visit to Malawi at DAPP National Partnership Office in Lilongwe he said he is impressed with the projects that DAPP Malawi is implementing pointing out that students being trained in the DAPP Teacher Training Colleges (TTC) and the Mikolongwe Vocational School are passionate and the teachers are dedicated.
Germiniani has been visiting DAPP Malawi projects from 18th to 23rd June 2017 with an aim of understanding the work of the organization and to identify how Italian donors can support the organisation’s efforts.
As such he visited Mikolongwe Vocational School, DAPP Nutrition project in Chiradzulu district, DAPP Amalika and Chilangoma TTCs, DAPP Macadamia Farmers’ clubs, Pre-schools being supported by DAPP, Dowa Women Farmers’ Club project and Let Children Stay in School project in Lilongwe.
Germiniani said he was particularly impressed with the Mobile Training Centre truck through which young women are being equipped with vocational skills through a 3-year partnership between DAPP Malawi and Sympany.
The truck is furnished to provide tailoring and entrepreneurial skills to young women in rural areas for a four months training period. After the training the young women are given sewing machines as a startup for tailoring business.
Germiniani also graced the official opening of the Amalika TTCs football and netball grounds in Thyolo district that have been constructed with assistance from Humana Italy.
The Country Director for DAPP Malawi Lisbeth Thomsen expressed gratitude on Daniele’s visit, which also confirmed Humana Italia’s interest in DAPP Malawi projects.
DAPP Malawi and Humana Italia are members of the Humana People to People federation, a network of 31 organisations engaged in international solidarity, cooperation and development. DAPP Malawi works in areas of agriculture, education, community development and health.