Ambassador Jürgen Borsch visiting German funded projects in Northern Region

Ambassador Jürgen Borsch at the Official Opening of Nkhotakota Bus Depot with Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Hon. Kondwani Nankhumwa, MP

Ambassador Jürgen Borsch at the official opening of Nkhotakota bus depot with Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Hon. Kondwani Nankhumwa, MP Enlarge image Ambassador Jürgen Borsch at the official opening of Nkhotakota bus depot with Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Hon. Kondwani Nankhumwa, MP (© German Embassy) The Depot is one of a total of 19 infrastructure measure built with German funds through KfW Development Bank as part of the decentralization Programme.

The total volume of the programme is 11 million Euro which is equivalent to 8.8 billion Kwacha.It programme aims at enabling local authorities to provide sustainable infrastructure for their beneficiaries. German support is provided through the Urban Window of the Local Development Fund (LDF).

Katula Under Five Clinic

Ambassador Jürgen Borsch and PHC Director Kinstone Mhango signing the agreement of a grant to Ekwendeni CCAP Hospital Enlarge image Ambassador Jürgen Borsch and PHC Director Kinstone Mhango signing the agreement of a grant to Ekwendeni CCAP Hospital (© German Embassy) The Katula Under Five Clinic in Ekwendeni region is being supported by a Small Grants Fund of the German Embassy. The clinic is one of eleven outreach clinics of the Ekwendeni Mission Hospital and provides antenatal care, immunization, family planning services, counselling and other medical services. The allocation is being used for renovation and fortification of the outreach clinic in Katula.

Visit of the Pharasitu Irrigation Scheme in Rumphi District Field visit with right-holders and team leaders Enlarge image Field visit with right-holders and team leaders (© German Embassy)

Innovative Irrigation Technologies are being introduced to the community in cooperation of GIZ German Cooperation DanChurchAid DCA and SPROLETA. New irrigation methods and diversified livelihoods in the agriculture and food sectors are to increase the household income by 70 percent for smallholder farmers, increase productivity and profitability of selected value chains. The Programme strengthens the capacity of implementing partners and farmers in soil and water management and good agronomic practices.Official Opening of the NAPE Afikepo 

Lukalazi Development Foundation Ambassador Borsch meeting the project coordinator in theatre at the new school soon to be completed Enlarge image Ambassador Borsch meeting the project coordinator in theatre at the new school soon to be completed (© German Embassy)  

Ambassador Borsch meeting the project coordinator in theatre at the new school soon to be completed. Another amazing example of Partner-to partner-cooperation: The collaboration of Lukalazi Development Foundation and Malawihilfe e.V, Gelnhausen shows great progress in the construction of a new, urgently needed primary school from scratch in Lusangazi/Mzuzu.

Project at Kamwamphimbi Primary School, Mzimba South Ambassador Borsch, Country Director of WHH Johannes Kaltenbach and DEM for Mzimba South Vincent Mudolo, unveiling the plaque Enlarge image Ambassador Borsch, Country Director of WHH Johannes Kaltenbach and DEM for Mzimba South Vincent Mudolo, unveiling the plaque (© German Embassy)

Ambassador Borsch, Country Director of WHH Johannes Kaltenbach and DEM for Mzimba South Vincent Mudolo, unveiling the plaque.

Kamwamphimbi Primary School has been selected as one of 10 schools in Mzimba South to participate in the programme “Nutrition and Access to Education”, NAPE.

School meal facitlities are being built to provide students with “home grown school meals” ensuring their learning capacities,physical and mental fitness through a diverse and enriched nutrition.

The project is carried out in close cooperation with the Malawi Ministry of Education and with support of the European Union, GIZ German Cooperation and Deutsche Welthungerhilfe. The NAPE programme is currently being implemented in 150 schools in 7 districts.
Headmaster Clecus Manda receiving a football of the German Embassy to encourage sporting activities of the students Enlarge image Headmaster Clecus Manda receiving a football of the German Embassy to encourage sporting activities of the students (© German Embassy)