Did you apply for the How to Set Up a Website (No Code: WordPress) Workshop? Check your mailbox, to see if you were successful!

We received numerous applications, and we’re thrilled to congratulate you on securing your spot in this enriching workshop. Congratulations!

This workshop will be conducted both in-person (at the Kwathu Kowork Hub, Mthuthama Roundabout, Area 3, Lilongwe, Malawi) and online; and it will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to create a professional website using WordPress, without any coding experience required.

Your participation in both the WordPress workshop exemplifies your commitment to personal and professional development. We’re excited to witness the impact of your journey and look forward to an enriching experience together!

Duration: April 22nd to April 26th, 2024

Time: 09:00 AM – 12:00 PM (CAT) everyday

Duration: 5 days

Location: Hybrid (Kwathu Kowork Hub in Lilongwe, Malawi, and Virtual sessions via Microsoft Teams)

Language: English

Participants: 85 successful participants from 16 countries including Malawi, Botswana, Namibia, Nigeria, Algeria, Liberia, Ethiopia, Zambia, Mali, DR Congo, Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire, Tanzania, Kenya, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, and The Gambia.

Participation Requirements:

For participants attending remotely, we want to ensure your seamless participation. Please make sure you have access to a computer or mobile device, along with a stable internet connection or data bundle. Your connectivity will be essential for engaging fully in the workshop sessions and activities.

For those joining us in-house, please note that expenses related to your attendance are your responsibility. Additionally, we kindly request that you arrive at the venue 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. This will allow for smooth check-in and ensure that you’re ready to dive into the workshop experience without delay.

Please find the link to the location here: Ntha Foundation Location Pin

Workshop Agenda:

Please find here the programme and the links to the sessions.

Once again, congratulations on your selection. We can’t wait to see you at the workshop!


The WordPress Workshop titled “How to Set Up a Website (No Code)” commenced on April 22nd, 2024, attracting a diverse group of 85 participants from across Africa. The workshop aimed to empower individuals with the skills needed to create a professional website without any prior coding knowledge. Hosted both physically at the Kwathu Kowork Hub in Lilongwe, Malawi, and virtually via Microsoft Teams, the workshop provided a unique hybrid learning experience, accommodating participants from various locations.

Day 1 Highlights:

1. WordPress Fundamentals

Time: 09:00 am – 10:30 am CAT / 07:00 am – 08:30 am GMT

Facilitator: Abigail Zingani

Participants explored WordPress basics with Abigail Zingani. They learned its importance and versatile features for successful website creation. They also went through the Predevelopment Planning process of website development

2. WordPress Installation and Configuration

Time: 10:30 am – 12:00 pm CAT / 08:30 am – 10:00 am GMT

Facilitator: Thokozani Kamkamba

Thokozani Kamkamba guided attendees through practical WordPress setup, covering installation and essential configurations on their hosting servers.

Day 1 saw the enthusiastic participation of 10 in-house attendees at the Kwathu Kowork Hub, while an additional 20+ participants joined online, creating a dynamic learning environment with diverse perspectives. 

Throughout the day, interactive sessions and live demonstrations facilitated an engaging learning experience, allowing participants to follow along with practical exercises. The collaborative atmosphere fostered knowledge sharing among participants, enabling them to exchange ideas and troubleshoot challenges collectively.

Looking Ahead:

As the workshop progresses over the next four days, participants can expect to delve deeper into WordPress functionality, explore advanced website customization techniques, and gain insights into effective content creation and management strategies. With a diverse cohort representing multiple countries and backgrounds, the workshop promises to be a rich learning experience, empowering participants to harness the power of WordPress in building impactful online platforms.

Stay tuned for more updates as the WordPress Workshop continues to inspire and equip individuals with the skills to thrive in the digital landscape.

Work With Us:

Want to partner on or fund one of our programmes / initiatives? We are always open to collaborations and partnerships. Contact our Business Development Associate; Ms. Abigail Zingani via contact@kwathucentre.org, or give us a call(direct or WhatsApp) on +265991850749.

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