Abida Mia’s vocational schools start bearing fruits: Graduates over 65

The first cohort of youths that have undergone free skills training programme in tailoring, cookery and driving in Chikwawa-Mkombedzi Constituency has been awarded  certificates upon successful completion.

Abida Mia with the graduates on vocational skills training
Abida Mia with the graduates on vocational skills training

The students were presented their certificates during a grand ceremony that took place in Ngabu on Sunday on 7, April,  2019.

Abida Sidik Mia, who is the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Parliamentary Aspiring Candidate,  is the architect  of the initiative who through it, shares a great vision for the Chikwawa-Nkombedzi where poverty is being tackled  through skills empowerment.

Each of the 25 graduating youths in tailoring received a sewing machine, roll of cloth and other starter-pack items.

It was also interesting to observe that of the 17 students who have completed their training in cookery,  two  are boys.

In an interview with Nyasa Times, Abida Mia said she was happy that the schools have started bearing fruits.

“Am very happy that the programme has started bearing fruits this is very important and impressive,” said the firebrand politician.

Already, after the driving lessons have been completed, 10 out the group of 25, are on the list to be financially assisted with obtaining a driver’s licence and this will happen before the turn for another group of students are also assisted.

It was learnt through Abida Mia’s speech that some of the students who have acquired some skills in cookery have expressed interest to start up their small scale catering businesses.

Determined to train more youth in the constituency, Abida Mia explains, saying, “I came up with such plan of empowering the youth after getting concerned with high levels of unemployment among the youth”.

Said Mia: “I’m here ready and steady to serve you as your MP in this area so that the constituency can reclaim its lost glory in terms of development.”

Abida  said she noted that her constituents were experiencing problems due to a lack of an ambulance.

She added: “ We want to start a driving school so we can help open doors for opportunities for our young people. Those that enrolled  were also helped to  to obtain driving licenses. The idea is that those young people who are simply loafing around should be empowered and be self-reliant.”

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Yasser Arafat Hamdani
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Yasser Arafat Hamdani

Matelala, makhukhi ndi ma driver. Fake certficates awarded by a fake vice Chancellor. Makaladiwa amayesa anthu ndi opepera.

COPS
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COPS

A Abida amenewo ndima graduates awo kkkkkkkk, i just find the name funny ABIDA??? of all names? geeeez!

Omex70
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Omex70

If you have nothing to say you better shut up your mouth to avoid embarancement. What do you have with her name?

Kaitano
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Kaitano

Oona phindu ndi amene apindula kusiyana ndi iwe pa Nyasatimes, kaya ndi ma votes kaya ayii, ena apezakobe/apindulako nayo campaign. Iwe ulipano kuotcha msabwe zikomo. Kikkkkkkkk kkkkk!

ndele
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ndele

abiba pls pls not this time. we vote for then u disappear, stinky woman. your husband akugula alimi ziwetopa chipi price

Banda
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Banda

Useless training – after the Mias have stolen cows in the Lower Shire, this is what they give to the people – FAKE certificates.

Yasser Arafat Hamdani
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Yasser Arafat Hamdani

Cookery, tailoring and driving skills from a fake vocational college and fake certficates awarded but a fake Chancellor…koma makaladife pena pake timaatenga anthu ngati makape….. kkkkkkkkkk

George Malemu
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George Malemu

Are these Muslim ladies or it`s just a head gear? So cooks, tailors and drivers all have head gears?

NYABINGHE WARRIOUR
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NYABINGHE WARRIOUR

kumeneko ndiye kubwera Abida MCP BOMAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

ndangodutsamo
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enanu chomwe mumadziwa ndikunenerera kwambiri malonda a munthu osauka mpakana munthu kungonena kuti tengani ulerere bwana…..inu mweeeeeee mumvekere mumadziwa kunenerera…Shame on you, Bravo MIA

Yasser Arafat Hamdani
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Yasser Arafat Hamdani

Iweeeee! Mia ukumutamayo amanerera malonda a ng’ombe za anthu osauka uku atadziyanganitsa scale n’kumawabera ma weight.

Kaitano
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Kaitano

Nanga inu bwanji osamagula pamtengo wokwera bwanji?

Omex70
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Omex70

Iwe bwanji osapita ukawagule pamtengo okwerawo? Osamangolubwalubwa pano anthu oti mulibe chili chonse. Or ndi nkhuku yomwe simungawagule anthu atabweretsa kunyumba kwanu.

ndangodutsamo
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Adzonzi
Because the students have finished their training now

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