• 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…
  • November 06, 2019 Community Development

    Case Story – Eliza Adam

    Eliza Adam is 86 years old. She comes from Nthulo village in Traditional Authority Ngolongoliwa, Thyolo district. One afternoon, standard 8 learners from Nthulo primary school paid here a visit. Led by their class teacher Mr George Mphanje, the learners had been prepared to visit the Gogo (old…
  • 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 29, 2019 Community Development

    Case Story – Maggie Chizinga

    Maggie Chizinga is a married young mother aged 26 with one child. She hails from Engalaweni village Traditional Authority Mbelwa in Mzimba district. Maggie was a tailoring student under the Satellite four months course offered to adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) at DAPP Mzimba Teachers…
  • 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 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)…

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