A three-day training that Tigawane Project organized for its prospective peer educators ended on Friday afternoon.

Peer educators after the training

The 11 trainees (7 men and four women) received certificates of attendance which signify their knowledge and understanding of the phenomenon of street children, the rationale behind the establishment of the project, and their defined roles and responsibilities in the reformation of the children.

The selection of the successful candidates will be made in due course.


Tigawane project for street kids has organized a three day training for peer educators. The training is being facilitated by Valeria Giassi (Project Coordinator), Eugenio Njoloma (Deputy Coordinator), Patrick Bwanali and Atanazio Chibwana.

Topics to be covered include: The definition of street kids; Street kids, our shame; Institutions and street kids; and an outline of the duties of peer educators.

The training which is expected to end on Friday 26th August 2011 has eleven participants.

After performing a total of 32 shows in Italy with the aim to raise funds  for Tigawane project for street kids, the band finally arrived in Spain for the World Youth Day (WYD) to take place in Madrid.
The group is expected to perform in Madrid till 22 August. According to the special website for the event, The Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI is expected to arrive at Barajas international airport on Thursday 18th of August, 2011.

The Band will entertain people with Malawi’s traditional dances. After the event, Alleluya Band is also expected to stage four more shows in Italy before returning back to Malawi in September. 

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