• DAPP Malawi is in 2020 celebrating 25 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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  • January 13, 2020 Community Development

    DAPP Supports Primary Schools to Plant More Trees

    As one way of engaging primary school learners and communities in the fight against climate change and global warming, DAPP Malawi with funding assistance from Humana Spain embarked on a tree planting exercise in the month of December 2019 primary schools. The exercise was successfully carried out…
  • December 10, 2019 Community Development

    DAPP Dowa TTC visit Bzyanzi prison

    With the realization that inmates lack social, economic as well as basic needs, DAPP Dowa Teachers Training College (TTC) student teachers and staff members organized a trip to Bzyanzi prison located in Dowa district.
    Student teacher donating food items to the prisoners

    Student teacher donating food items to the prisoners

    Teachers sharing experiences with the prisoners

    Teachers sharing experiences with the prisoners

    The visit, slated for 10th November…
  • November 20, 2019 Community Development

    Dowa DNS student teachers cheer the sick on the mothers day

    As one way of cerebrating Mother’s Day which falls on 15th October in Malawi, student teachers of DAPP Dowa Teachers Training College (TTC) visited Dzaleka Health Center for a cleaning action and to cheer the sick. Organized by the student teachers, the action saw the premises seeped, floors were…
  • October 16, 2019 Community Development

    Upgrading life through tailoring learnt from DAPP

    Owen Mchocho is a Malawian born on 6th March 1994. He comes from Chinyama village in Mulanje district. Owen grew up in his home village and upon completion of his secondary school he enrolled with DAPP Malawi’s Mikolongwe Vocational School (MVS) for a 6 months tailoring course. Owen went straight…
  • July 05, 2019 Community Development

    The story of Mrs. Irene Davie

    I am Ireen Davie, a 28 year old married woman, a mother and a tailor by profession and I come from Mbalame village in traditional authority Mkukula, Dowa district. After four months of training is various tailoring skills and knowledge, I graduated from DAPP Dowa Teachers Training College (TTC) In…
  • 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 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.…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • 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 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…
  • 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…
  • Traditional Authority Makhuwira receiving the ODF Certificate from Mr. Beston Chisamile
    June 01, 2017 Community Development

    Celebrating T/A Makhuwira’s attainment of Open Defecation Free Status

    DAPP Malawi in partnership with the Malawi Governmaent, with financial assistance from the Global Sanitation Funds via the Water Supply & Sanitation Collaborative Council and Plan International Malawi has for the past 6 years been implementing the Accelerated Sanitation and Hygiene Practices…
  • Ovaline Phir to the right
    January 25, 2017 Community Development

    Community engagement key towards ending child marriage

    Below is a testimony from one of the community members around DAPP Mzimba TTC who has been active in the education activities carried out by the college. 37-year old Ovaline Phiri lives in Chaliwa Village with her husband and four children (2 boys and 2 girls). She is the Parent - Teachers…
  • Marita Nkosi from Fuse Village in Traditional Authority Mkukula in Dowa district is one proud woman farmer, who has no regrets for joining the adult literacy classes happening in her community.
    September 23, 2016 Community Development

    Literacy improves farming skills

    For many young people and adults, non-formal education is the main route to new learning. DAPP Malawi and its partners have been conducting adult literacy classes in the communities in order to empower the most disadvantaged rural farmers. Marita Nkosi from Fuse Village in Traditional Authority…

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