On May 27th, 2024, the Ntha Foundation proudly participated in the Africa Day celebration hosted by the Government of Malawi at the Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco. Organized in partnership with the African Union, this year’s event centered on the theme “An Education Fit for the 21st Century,” reflecting the continent’s commitment to advancing educational standards and fostering innovation among its youth. The celebration was a testament to the spirit of unity and progress that Africa Day embodies.

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A Day of Insightful Dialogues and Cultural Exchange

The program commenced at 14:50 with the arrival of guests, setting the stage for an afternoon of insightful speeches and cultural exhibitions. The event was beautifully orchestrated by the Master of Ceremonies, Zilanie Ngondwe, whose welcoming remarks marked the beginning of the proceedings.

Keynote Speeches and Documentaries

The Head of Mission of Morocco, H.E. Abdelkader Naji, presented a speech and a documentary on Morocco, highlighting the country’s educational initiatives and its partnership with Malawi.

The Dean of the Diplomatic Corps, H.E. Dr. Nancy Saungweme, also addressed the attendees, underscoring the collaborative efforts of African nations in promoting quality education.

Our founder, Ms. Nthanda Manduwi, representing the Ntha Foundation, delivered a compelling speech, sharing our organization’s vision and efforts in transforming education to meet 21st-century demands.

Watch the full speech here.

A documentary on the African Union was shown, showcasing the organization’s role in fostering educational development across the continent.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Honorable Nancy Tembo (M.P.), then delivered a powerful speech reaffirming Malawi’s commitment to educational reform and international cooperation.

Ntha Foundation’s Contributions

Ms. Nthanda Manduwi’s speech was a highlight of the event, capturing the audience’s attention with an inspiring message about the importance of modernizing education. Manduwi emphasized the Ntha Foundation’s initiatives, including our digital literacy programs, scholarship schemes, and vocational training projects aimed at equipping young Malawians with skills essential for the future.

Our presence at the event also included a vibrant exhibition, where we showcased our educational materials, digital innovation hubs, and success stories of students and entrepreneurs who have benefited from our programs. The exhibition provided an opportunity for attendees to engage with our team, learn about our work, and explore potential collaborations.

Cultural Highlights and Closing Remarks

The celebration featured various cultural elements, including traditional performances and a showcase of Malawian art and crafts. A documentary on Malawi was presented, celebrating the country’s rich cultural heritage and educational achievements.

The program concluded with closing remarks by the MC, Zilanie Ngondwe, followed by a reception with food and further exhibitions. The event provided a platform for networking, cultural exchange, and a renewed commitment to educational excellence in Africa.

Looking Forward

The Ntha Foundation’s participation in the Africa Day celebration at the Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco highlighted our dedication to advancing education in Malawi and across Africa. We are grateful for the opportunity to share our vision and initiatives with distinguished guests and partners.

As we move forward, we remain committed to fostering partnerships that will drive educational innovation and empower the next generation of African leaders. Together, we can build an education system that meets the needs of the 21st century, ensuring a brighter future for all.

For more information about our programs and how you can get involved, please visit our website or follow us on social media. Let’s continue to work together for a prosperous and educated Africa.

Ntha Foundation – Empowering Minds, Transforming Communities.

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