Local top designer, Lily Alfonso inspires youth at DAPP Mikolongwe Vocational School
Malawi’s celebrated fashion Icon Lily Alfonso will be working with the fashion and design course at DAPP Mikolongwe vocational training.
Alfonso's national fashion career began when she won the Fashion Malawi Edition Fashion Designer of the year award in 2010. Since then she designed the outfits for Miss Malawi Pageant, her designs have appeared on the runways in London and she has participated in African Fashion Week
Lily Alfonso will be inspiring and advising the college’s fashion enthusiasts on a number of professional disciplines including fashion and design, business and entrepreneurship among others.
Speaking at in augural session with students at DAPP Mikolongwe Mrs Alfonso encouraged the students to nurture their dreams.
Alfonso said, “ You should believe in yourself and never give up omn your dreams. Everything is possible,”
The programme is supported with funds from Sympany of the Netherlands. Sympany is also supporting an initiative to scale up the provision of vocation training to the rural most vulnerable girls through the mobile vocation workshops in the southern part of Malawi.