• 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


  • 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 30, 2019 Education

    Case Story – Psycho-Socio Activities Keep Learners in School

    Petros Tchayasimbi is a volunteer teacher at Nyankhwale full primary school in Mpatsa education zone, Nsanje district. “I am 24 years old and I come from Chapananga in Chikwawa district. I was trained at DAPP Amalika Teacher Training College (TTC) as a teacher and I completed my studies in 2018.”…
  • 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…
  • July 11, 2019 Education

    DAPP Amalika Celebrates New Teachers and Tailors

    On 7 June 2019, DAPP Amalika Teachers Training College celebrated the completion of a three-year teaching profession training for 63 student teachers that had been trained at the school. During the graduation which was attended by representatives from the Thyolo District Education Officer, the…
  • July 03, 2019 Education

    Education in times of emergencies

    The devastating Cyclone Idai in Malawi left over 80,000 households displaced, losing property, homes while others lost their lives. In response to the devastating effects of the floods that followed, the Malawi government, local organisations, individuals and the international community moved in to…
  • May 27, 2019 Education

    DAPP Malawi participates in Edukans 2019 World Teacher Event

    On the 10th of May, DAPP Malawi National Partnership Office (NPT) representatives attended an open event hosted by Edukans Foundation in collaboration with Education Expertise Development Foundation (EEDF) in Nathenje, Lilongwe district as part of their 2019 World Teacher Programme celebrations.…
  • May 08, 2019 Education

    Satellite Tailoring Students showcase their skills

    The training of vulnerable adolescent girls and women continues to take place and improve in the Satellite Centers in the four DAPP Teacher Training Colleges (TTC), namely Amalika, Chilangoma, Dowa and Mzimba. This four-month training in tailoring skills aims at empowering female youth and young…
  • February 17, 2019 Education

    Vocational Skills Impact Monitoring

    Established in 1997 in Chiradzulu district, DAPP Mikolongwe Vocational School (MVS) continues to contribute to the Malawi government’s growth and development strategies by training and equipping youth with relevant technical and vocational skills for them to become productive members of the society…
  • February 01, 2019 Education

    Case story - Margret Manyungwa

    Margret is a 20-year-old young girl from Nkaombe village Traditional Authority Bvumbwe in Thyolo district. Second born in a family of 6, Margret is a determined young lady whose dream is to own a shop of her own one day. Margret wrote her Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE) in 2016. She…
  • January 28, 2019 Education

    Case Story – Dannie Dzodzi

    Dannie Dzodzi is my name and I come from Misi Village Traditional Authority Msakambewa in the district of Dowa. When I heard that DAPP Dowa Teachers Training College was offering a tailoring course to adolescent girls and young women who come from disadvantaged backgrounds, I didn’t waste time to…
  • January 17, 2019 Education

    Case Story – Ireen David

    Ireen David aged 25 from Mntchenenje village in traditional authority Mkukula, Dowa district is a beneficiary of the DAPP Satellite course offered at DAPP Dowa Teachers Training College (TTC). The tailoring course is four months long and targets adolescent girls and young women from disadvantaged…
  • December 25, 2018 Education

    80 Graduate from DAPP Dowa Teachers Training College

    DAPP Malawi, through its four Teachers Training Colleges (TTC) in Mzimba, Dowa, Thyolo and Blantyre districts Namely Mzimba, Dowa, Amalika and Chilangoma Teacher Training Colleges aim at equipping youth in teaching skills and knowledge that will enable the students to become teachers for the rural…
  • December 18, 2018 Education

    Case Story – Flaxon Richard

    Flaxon could not hide his excitement as he walked up the podium once again, this time, to receive the best graduating student award for the recently graduated 80 students at DAPP Dowa Teachers Training College (TTC) graduation ceremony held on the 7th of December. Like his fellow graduating…
  • December 12, 2018 Education

    Case story: Trizza Chibambo

    Hailing from Bwanya village Traditional Authority Makhuwira, Chikwawa district, Trizza’s dream was always to be a teacher. Even though she took up a business Management course, which she later dropped out of before enrolling at DAPP Chilangoma Teachers training college on the 16th September 2015.…
  • December 03, 2018 Education

    Hardwork pays off

    Mafosha Primary School in Chinkhwiri zone, Traditional Authority Chakhadza in Dowa district has for over 10 years underperformed in the Primary School Leaving Certificate Examinations (PSLCE). It wasn’t until the 2016/17 academic results when the school recorded a 100 pass rate during the PSLCE.…
  • November 27, 2018 Education

    Nthulo Primary School training in re-usable sanitary pads making

    DAPP Malawi through 400 Primary schools, a DAPP Teachers Training Colleges (TTC) graduated Teachers Network, project is in partnership with Febbie Tambala, a Master of Public Health student at Melbourne University in Australia, training adolescent girls and women (members of the mothers' group…
  • November 24, 2018 Education

    DAPP Mikolongwe Vocational School Students hold Exhibitio Open Day

    DAPP Malawi through Mikolongwe Vocational School equips youths with technical and entrepreneurial skills for them to become self-reliant through securing an employment or starting up small scale businesses. The school offers both formal and informal courses targeting self-sponsored students and…
  • November 20, 2018 Education

    DAPP in Mzimba Trains Tailors and Shoe Makers

    DAPP Mzimba Teachers Training College in Mzimba district was established to train teachers for rural Malawi primary school who are also humanly trained to become change agents in their communities by playing leading roles in community building efforts. In an effort to reach out to more youth with…
  • November 19, 2018 Education

    DAPP Supported ECD Caregivers Receive Achievers Recognition

    Nelia Henderson and Sheki Steven have been serving as ECD volunteers since 2001 and 2005 respectively. Nelia is a Caregiver at Katondo Nursery school while Sheki is currently an ECD Supervisor for 17 Early Childhood Development (ECD) centres that are supported by Chilangoma Teachers Training…
  • November 17, 2018 Education

    66 Teachers Graduate at DAPP Chilangoma TTC

    On 2 November 2018, DAPP Chilangoma Teachers Training College awarded certificates of completion to 66 primary school teachers who had been trained as teachers for rural Malawi primary schools. The graduated teachers, 39 females and 27 males, were awarded the IPTE 2 (Initial Primary Teacher…
  • October 22, 2018 Education

    DAPP participates in World Teachers Day

    Held under the theme right to education means a right to a qualified teacher, the 2018 World Teachers Day Commemorations were held on 9 October 2018 at Makawa Primary School in Koche education zone in Mangochi district. The event was graced by the Minister of Education, Science and Technology…

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