• 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

Education

  • September 04, 2020 Education

    266 AGYW Trained in Tailoring

    59 Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) have completed their four-month tailoring and entrepreneurial skills training under the DAPP Mikolongwe Vocational School Mobile Training Centre in Machinga district. On the 28th August 2020, the District Youth Officer for Machinga district Mr Swiden Zuze…
  • May 15, 2020 Education

    Case Story – Alisha Kalua, Mzimba

    Alisha Kalua comes from Mukhulu village in Traditional Authority Ntchindi in Mzimba district. She is 26 years old, married with one child. In June 2018, she was enrolled for a six months basic Cobbler and Shoe Making course offered by DAPP Mikolongwe Vocational School at its Satellite Centre in…
  • April 28, 2020 Education

    Continued Learning in Times of the Pandemic

    The World Health Organisation declared the Coronavirus a pandemic in March 2020 following an outbreak that started in China and spread in other countries across the world. Following this declaration, the government of Malawi through the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology ordered the…
  • March 18, 2020 Education

    19 Graduate with certificates in Tourism & Hospitality

    Between July 2019 to February 2020, Development Aid for People to People (DAPP) Malawi in partnership with Swiss Foundation for Solidarity in Tourism (SST) through Humana People to People Italia implemented a hospitality and tourism training project at DAPP Chilangoma Teacher Training College in…
  • February 13, 2020 Education

    Extra Curriculum activities equip pupils with new skills

    The 400 Primary Schools is a DAPP Malawi’s education program that brings together and encourages graduated teachers from DAPP Teachers Training Colleges (TTC) to stick together. They meet regularly to share ideas and knowledge on how they can improve the learning and living environments around…
  • January 24, 2020 Education

    Leaving no-one behind: education key in achieving the 2030 UN Sustainable Development Goals

    Humana People to People (HPP) joins the rest of the world in marking International Education Day commemorated annually on 24 January, to honour education and its critical importance to human well-being and sustainable development. The theme this year is ‘Learning for people, planet, prosperity and…
  • January 20, 2020 Education

    67 Graduate in Shoe Making and Tailoring

    On 19 December 2019, DAPP Malawi joined the celebration of the awarding of TEVET certificates to 55 youth who had been trained in Shoe Making and Tailoring trades at DAPP Mzimba Teachers Training College (TTC) under DAPP Mikolongwe Vocational School.34 Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) were…
  • January 08, 2020 Education

    Preschool caregivers graduate with certificates

    24 Preschool care givers from Preschools around DAPP Chilangoma Teachers Training College (TTC) in Blantyre participated in a two week training on Early Childhood Development (ECD). The 24 care giver from 17 preschools around Chilangoma TTC being trained under DAPP’s preschool project which aims at…
  • November 30, 2019 Education

    DAPP Working towards youth independence

    Mphatso Thanki grew up in Blantyre district where she also did her secondary education. In search of further education opportunities, she found herself at DAPP’s Mikolongwe Vocational School (MVS) in Chiradzulu district where she studied Electrical Installation & Renewable energy course and…
  • November 13, 2019 Education

    DAPP Dowa TTC at Youth Day commemorations in Dowa District

    Themed “Transforming Education”, the 2019 youth day commemorations highlight the efforts taken to make education more inclusive and accessible to all youth, including efforts by the youth themselves. With this in mind, Dowa District Counsel organized a youth day celebration were DAPP Dowa Teacher…
  • November 09, 2019 Education

    Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture visits DAPP Mikolongwe Vocational School (MVS)

    Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Mr. Francis Phiso and other government officials visited DAPP Mikolongwe Vocational Training School (MVS) on the 14th of October to appreciate the running of the Malawi Jobs for youth Project. The project, which is being implmemented under the Ministry of…
  • October 25, 2019 Education

    Support to Pre-schools Project making strides

    DAPP Malawi has since 2003 been supporting Community Based Child Care centers (CBCCs) around its teacher training colleges which complements the government of Malawi’s efforts to improve the delivery and access to quality early childhood education. Despite various efforts, DAPP Malawi observed that…
  • October 22, 2019 Education

    58 Adolescent girls and Young Women graduate with Tailoring skills

    58 DAPP trained adolescent girls and Young women (AGYW) graduated with certificates in Tailoring from Technical, Entrepreneurial and Vocational Education and Training (TEVET) on 2nd of October at Phalombe District youth office,
    Receiving the certificate

    Receiving the certificate

    The graduating class

    The graduating class

    The AGYW from…
  • October 03, 2019 Education

    TEVETA Visits Tourism & Hospitality Project

    Being implemented at DAPP Chilangoma Teachers training college (TTC) in Traditional Authority Kuntaja, Blantyre district, the Tourism and Hospitality project aims at providing an educational opportunity in tourism and hospitality to 20 young people to become reliable and profitable human resource…
  • September 24, 2019 Education

    DAPP Malawi takes part in 2019 Sustainability Fair

    Under the theme “RUN 4 Reforestation”, DAPP Malawi participated in this year’s Sustainability Fair in Zomba district on 7th September 2019. The fair, organized by Zomba Forest Lodge was a platform to raise money for Zomba TREEZ initiative which focuses on conservation, fire prevention,…
  • September 21, 2019 Education

    14 teachers join 400 Primary schools Program

    The Teachers Network also known as the 400 Primary Schools program is a DAPP Malawi’s education program that brings together and encourages teachers graduated from DAPP Teachers Training Colleges (TTC) to stick together by meeting regularly for sharing of ideas and knowledge on how they can improve…
  • September 04, 2019 Education

    TEVETA visits DAPP Dowa Teachers Training College (TTC)

    DAPP Malawi continues to train and equip youth in various skills through its four teacher training colleges and Mikolongwe vocational school. As such, on 16th August, TEVETA Head of Projects & Development Mr Ishmail Ali visited DAPP Dowa Teachers Training Centre (TTC) to appreciate the courses on…
  • August 28, 2019 Education

    Passion and Determinations; A case of Victoria Amidu

    24 year old Victoria Amidu is a first born daughter in a family of 3. Her dream and passion has always been in the fashion design industry though against her parent’s liking as they wanted to see their daughter being a banker. “I don’t want to be receiving petty cash while dressed in descent…
  • August 21, 2019 Education

    A Journey of Neliah Lukhere Through DAPP’s Vocational School

    Born on valentine’s day of 1994, Neliah grew up in Mzimba district and did her secondary education in Mangochi district. After secondary school she applied for a number of courses including Electrical Installation and Renewable Energy at DAPP’s Mikolongwe Vocational School (MVS), fortunately she…
  • August 15, 2019 Education

    Tailoring brings hope to Ethel Kainga

    Ethel Kainga is a young lady from Kunthembwe village, Traditional authority Kuntaja, Blantyre village. She comes from a family of six and dropped out of school when she was in standard 8 after falling pregnant at the age of 17. She has a hearing problem but that didn’t stop her from enrolling into…
  • August 08, 2019 Education

    DAPP teachers offer learning platforms to pupils

    Themed “Show me, tell me”, three DAPP trained and graduated teachers working at Nthulo Primary school in Nansato zone, Thyolo district organized an open day on the 25th of July for their leaners to showcase the knowledge and skills they have attained so far this year. Through demonstrative teaching…
  • August 06, 2019 Education

    Eliza’s tailoring course experience at DAPP Amalika satellite centre

    My name is Eliza Beula from William 1 village Traditional Authority (TA) Bvumbwe in Thyolo district. After tailoring training, we received the startup tools including a sowing machine, scissors threads, tape measure in a group of three called trios that we are using in our business. As a group, we…
  • July 23, 2019 Education

    Miss Pearl Designs Visits Fashion design & Tailoring students at Mikolongwe Vocational school

    Through DAPP Mikolongwe Vocational School (MVS), youths are trained in various vocational skills to enable them generate their own income or secure jobs. The school contributes to the Malawi Growth and Development Strategies (MGDS) through training the youth with relevant technical and vocational…
  • July 17, 2019 Education

    Equipping Youth with Skills in Fashion & Design

    Naomi Kansungwi, a Fashion & Design teacher at DAPP Mikolongwe Vocational School Started her career in 2004 at Mphwezi Women’s Learning Centre in the northern region of Malawi where she trained for 2 years and obtained a Certificate and Diploma in fashion design. In 2005, she joined DAPP Mikolongwe…
  • July 15, 2019 Education

    World Youth Skills Day – “Learning to Learn for Life and Work”

    DAPP Malawi is today joining the government of Malawi and the global community in celebrating the World Youth Skills Day to raise awareness about the importance of Skills development. DAPP Malawi through its Mikolongwe Vocational School contributes to the Technical, Entrepreneurial and Vocational…

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