• DAPP Malawi is in 2019 celebrating 24 years of active involvement in development work with communities through out the country

  • DAPP is implementing 17 projects within education, health, agriculture and community development in 25 district that span across the country's three regions

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  • June 17, 2019 Community Development

    Satellite Tailoring course leaving a mark

    Martha Diamond, a 24-year-old lady from Chiwaya Village, Traditional Authority Nsakambewa in Dowa District never thought she would ever be a self-reliant individual. The 24-year-old who dropped out of secondary school in form 2, heard about the DAPP Satellite centre’s four months tailoring course…
  • May 29, 2019 Community Development

    Case Story - Monica Patrick

    Monica Patrick of village Headman Soka, Traditional Authority Dambe in Neno District is a 44 years old woman divorced woman with five children. She had never had a pit latrine but after attending a village meeting which was conducted by DAPP field officers under the DAPP Child Aid project which…
  • May 20, 2019 Community Development

    Planning is Key in Development – Blantyre District Development Plan and Social Economic Profile Launched

    On 10 May 2019, DAPP Malawi through Chilangoma Teachers Training College (TTC) participated in the launch of the Blantyre District Development Plan (DDP) and Socio-Economic Profile (SEP). The launch took place at Chisenjere Ground in Lunzu, Blantyre district. The Director of Rural Development Ms.…
  • May 07, 2019 Community Development

    Case Story – Dora Chituanga

    Hailing from Likhonyowa village in traditional authority Nchinguza in Machinga district, Dora is a 29-year-old married woman with four children as well as a volunteer and care group leader for the DAPP Nutrition project being implemented in the district. The poject also known as Screening, Care and…
  • March 01, 2019 Community Development

    DAPP Child Aid project transforming lives

    Development Aid from people to People (DAPP) is a nonprofit organization which is working hand in hand with the Government of Malawi as well as local and international organizations in implementing social and economic development activities in Education, Agriculture, Health, Community Development…
  • February 22, 2019 Community Development

    Case Story - Brenda Lita

    Brenda Lita is a 24-year-old girl from Mphedzu village, Traditional Authority Bvumbwe in Thyolo district. She is an orphan staying with her younger brother. Brenda’s mother passed away when she was very young and her father died in 2007. The two stayed with their grandparents after the demise of…
  • February 15, 2019 Community Development

    Case Story – Gusto Sikelo

    Gusto Sikelo was born on 27th August 1991. He is the first born in the family of 8 children. He is married with 2 children staying in Selemani village Traditional Authority Kadewere. Gusto’s Education life has not been easy. He first wrote his Malawi Secondary Certificate of Education examinations…
  • January 26, 2019 Community Development

    Women’s club shines at GIZ Kulima MEIRA Project’s National Peer Leaning event

    Confronting the belief that women achieve less in society, Mapemba club extraordinarily came out the best to represent batch 5 of GIZ Kulima MIERA Project Peer Leaning Event (PLE) held at the Golden Peacock Hotel in Lilongwe district from the 3rd to the 5th December 2018. Mapemba club is an…
  • December 11, 2018 Community Development

    Case Story - Mary Chinkhuni

    Mary, one of the newly enrolled tailoring students at DAPP Dowa teachers training college believes this is a dream come true and life changing experience. “I have always dreamt of being a fashion designer. When I finished my form 4 in 2017, I was hoping to find a place which was affordable for me…
  • November 30, 2018 Community Development

    CSOs challanged to strengthen collaboration in the fight against GBV

    The Government of Malawi through the Ministry of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare launched the 16 Days of Activism campaign against Gender Based Violence (GBV) on 23 November 2018 at College of Medicine in Blantyre.Malawi is commemorating the 16 days under the theme “End GBV in the…
  • September 02, 2018 Community Development

    150 Villages Declared open defecation free

    The DAPP Child Aid projects builds on the idea that the people in a community should work together in a structured way to discuss and come up with solution to issues of mutual interest in particular those that involve the wellbeing and upbringing of the children. The aim is to create safe and…
  • September 01, 2018 Community Development

    My dreams unfolding case story – Stella Mangasi

    On 18 October 2017 I arrived at Chimkwende primary school in Thunga zone, Thyolo district. I was nervous to go and face classroom full of learners, interact with fellow teachers and the community. I felt like giving up on the profession until I realized that I made it to the end of the week. With…
  • August 30, 2018 Community Development

    DAPP improves transitioning of infant learners from CBCC into Primary School Findings

    The DAPP Let Children Stay in School (LCSS) project was implemented in six districts namely Chitipa, Rumphi, Ntchisi, Lilongwe, Machinga and Nsanje targeting to reach 114 primary schools. The goal was to improve the transition of infant learners from community based care centres into primary…
  • August 26, 2018 Community Development

    I want to set up my tailoring shop – Ester Michael

    Esther Michael is 18 years old, she comes from Pemba village in Traditional authority Nsakambewa, Dowa district. She is one of the Satellite tailoring training beneficiaries being offered at DAPP Malawi’s Dowa Teachers Training College (TTC). The Satellite Tailoring is an extension of DAPP…
  • July 05, 2018 Community Development

    Deputy Director in Ministry of Finance Commend DAPP for Strides in Child Aid Project

    The DAPP Child Aid project in Machinga district together with the DAPP Social Development Fund (SDF) organized a project visit where partners had a chance to appreciate the project’s progress to date. Started in November 2017, the project is being implemented in three Traditional Authorities of…
  • July 02, 2018 Community Development

    Soya milk making supports nutrition of Kalumo village families

    Before 2015, the family of Agnes Kaliati from Kalumo village of Traditional Authority Kalumo in Ntchisi could not afford to buy milk. It was too expensive and the family could only drink milk once or twice in a year. Since joining Mother Group at Masangano Primary School in 2015, Agnes together…
  • June 19, 2018 Community Development

    Government Economist Urges Farmers to Capitalise on Macadamia Nuts Project

    The Chief Economist in the Ministry of Local Planning and Development Flemings Nyirenda says smallholder farmers working with DAPP Malawi in a Macadamia Nuts Value Chain Enhancement project in Mzimba district should capitalize on the project’s initiatives in order to enhance their farm…
  • June 17, 2018 Community Development

    Neno Girls Hope for Economic Empowerment

    Mary Gogoda, Yamikani Office and Lusina Benda are among 31 young women and girls who are undergoing a four-month tailoring training at Neno Youth Centre in Neno district. The training also known as Mobile training is a four-month program being run by Development Aid from People to People (DAPP)…
  • June 13, 2018 Community Development

    DAPP hands over tailoring startup tools to satellite tailoring students

    DAPP Dowa Teacher Training College (TTC) Satellite Training Centre held an Open Day on the 30th of May 2018 where 49 young women and girls who have undergone tailoring training at the institution received startup tools. The tools include sewing machines, measuring tapes, cloth materials, scissors…
  • June 05, 2018 Community Development

    Partners applaud DAPP for strides made through LCSS Project

    DAPP Let Children Stay in School (LCSS) project was aimed at ensuring smooth transition of preschool learners to primary school by working with in-service teachers and the communities to create conducive learning environment for the lower class learners.The project reached out to 114 primary…
  • February 19, 2018 Community Development

    CASE STORY: Stanley Kachidowo

    Stanley Kachidowo is a primary school teacher at Mafosha School in Mafosha village, Traditional Authority Chakhadza in Dowa district. He was trained at DAPP Dowa Teachers Training College to work in rural Malawi primary school. In 2016 he was posted to work at Mafosha where he was assigned to be a…
  • February 16, 2018 Community Development

    HOPE in schools project for informed AGYW

    Development Aid from People to People (DAPP) Malawi in partnership with the National AIDS Commission (NAC) is implementing a Hope in Schools project called Creating Space for Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) to Access Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Services. It aims at promoting…
  • January 20, 2018 Community Development

    Machinga and Dowa district officials visit DAPP Project

    The District Coordinating Committee members for Machinga and Zomba districts visited DAPP Malawi’s Child Aid project to appreciate what the project is doing in their two districts. Child Aid project officers organized the exercise in order to present to district officials the achievements that the…
  • January 19, 2018 Community Development

    Phalombe TIMS Case story: Lydia Chilobwe

    Lydia Chilobwe comes from Chinani Village, Group Village Headman Chinani in Traditional Authority Chiwalo in Phalombe district. She is 37 years old with 2 children. She was diagnosed with Tuberculosis (TB) in June 2014 at Holy Family Hospital in Phalombe district. She started receiving treatment,…
  • December 16, 2017 Community Development

    DAPP Dowa TTC’s Youth Centre Supporting Communities

    The Youth Centre at DAPP Dowa Teachers Training College constructed with funding from the Chinese Embassy is making significant impact to youth and communities around the college. The centre which includes a Mass Media and Information Centre, a Pre-school and a borehole was handed over in July…

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