United Village Transformation builds Primary School with Solar Power in Dothi Village, Lilongwe, Malawi

01/12/2018 04:59 pm ET Updated Jan 15, 2018

United Village Transformation (UVT) held a ribbon cutting and key turnover ceremony in Dothi Village, Lilongwe, Malawi for Dothi Child Based Care Center (CBCC) and phase one of Sithi Primary School. The first block of the Primary School, years 1 & 2, currently has an enrolment of 200 plus students.  UVT, in partnership with Innovation Africa & Blueshift Energy, installed the first solar panels on the CBCC and Primary School building bringing electricity to the community for the first time. This was truly a monumental occasion for the villagers of Dothi.  In attendance were the U.S. Ambassador Virginia Palmer, German Ambassador Jürgen Borsch and MP David Bisnowaty.  UVT will start construction on the second block for 3rd & 4th grade this coming May. 

Primary School built by <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.kumbalicontracting.com/" target="_blank">Kumbali Contacting</a>.
Primary School built by Kumbali Contacting. Solar panels provided by Blueshift Energy. Ethiopian Airlines sponsored supplies for the Primary School, Preschool, Medical and Dental Clinic.
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Minister of Education cutting the ribbon for the Primary School
Preschool built <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.kumbalicontracting.com/" target="_blank">Construction by Kumbali Contract
Preschool built Construction by Kumbali Contracting & Solar panels provided by Innovation Africa
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