How many years in prison: 3 years.
Sentenced for: Stealing a bicycle.
How many earlier sentences: Was earlier imprisoned for one year.
What did you miss the most in prison: There was no freedom of expression. I also missed being with my family.
Reason for joining YiPmade: I joined YiPmade to acquire technical skills that will help me establish my business.
Talent: I am someone who likes to learn new things and do any job that involves using my hands.
Dream in 5 years: My dream is that one day I will be able to help and teach youth from my village the skills that I have learned, so that together we will all be able to earn a living through hard work. I also wish to become a reliable citizen of Malawi, who will be able to contribute positively to the social economic development of the country.
Main learning points at YiPmade Academy: I have learnt that every skill can be attained as long as I put my efforts to learn. I have so far learnt how to weld and fabricate.