News/Stories

FEMALE ARCHITECT URGES GIRLS TO EMBRACE VOCATIONAL EDUCATION

  A 32- year old Allessandra Trinca has urged girls to embrace vocational education as one way of being self-reliant. Trinca, from Italy, is in Malawi for various assignments to do with her work. She is one of the officials building a new office belonging to the National Registration Bureau

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GIRLS URGED TO EMBRACE TECHNICAL EDUCATION

Skills and Technical Education Programme (STEP) has said increased uptake of technical education is key to women empowerment. STEP Gender and Education Specialist Jean Munro, has, to this end, implored girls and women to choose technical education as one way of becoming self-reliant. STEP, an initiative funded by the European

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WOMEN IN MCHEZI LEARN ENTREPRENEURIAL SKILLS

Students Driven Solutions has empowered 34 women at Mchezi in Lilongwe with business skills that will help to transform their lives. Skills and Technical Education Programme (STEP) with funding from the European Union supports the entrepreneurship bursary program. Some of the modules that have been covered during the training period

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Forty-three students graduate from YiPmade vocational skills centre

Forty-three students at Music Crossroads’ YiPmade vocational skills centre have successfully undergone a four-month intensive training course in fabrication and welding, tailoring, fashion and designing as well as creative arts. The graduation ceremony took place on Friday, February 8th at YiPMade vocational skills centre in Lilongwe. This is the third

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I now have business skills-Kafota

“I am a 67-year-old woman and I have been running some businesses, but I did not have business management skills. This training has come at the right time because I will now be able to run my businesses professionally,” said one of the participants at Mkukula Site, Rosalina Kafota. Kafota

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Four new STEP Call for Proposals

Four new Call for Proposals have been uploaded to the opportunities section of this website. The calls are for organisations or individuals to support STEP with the following: – Review of Entrepreneurship Programme and Curriculum in TEVET in Malawi – Facilitator Community of Practice – Support to the Apprenticeship and

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48 STEP Bursary Holders Graduate from Sam’s Training Village

48 STEP bursary holders recently graduated from Sam’s Training Village after completing their training in Carpentry and Joinery, Basic Electronics and Tailoring. Sam’s village is a training institution run by The Landirani Trust (also known as African Vision Malawi) and a STEP partner. With bursary support from the EU funded

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