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 moped, windowpanes cleaned
“As a college, we realize the importance of promoting sanitation and hygiene more especially in the hospital because it is a place where people go to get cured and not to get infections” Said Diverson Machika, A Teacher Responsible for the group.
Caroline Naphulu, a Student Teacher, commended all mothers who plan well for the birth of their children by going to wait for the time of delivery at the hospital, for this is the only way of preventing complications that women face during giving birth.
The student teachers also gave packages containing sugar and soap to expectant mothers and new mothers in the maternity ward
Mrs. Chimphepo, one of the Workers at the Hospital, praised the student teachers for the gesture saying that it is good that students are helping in setting a good foundation for the children they will teach in future.
Through its four Teacher Training Colleges (TTC’s) of Amalika in Thyolo district, Chilangoma in Blantyre, Dowa in Dowa and Mzimba in Mzimba district, DAPP Malawi trains youth to become teachers who will make a difference in rural government primary schools.