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Monthly Archives: March 2016


The Mobile application requires an internet data plan (A mobile Phone with Internet access) which is being operated by YONECO with technical and financial support from PRAKELT Foundation and UNFPA In her remarks, Hon. Kalirani stated that the tool will go a long way helping young people as information has been one of the major causes of

Minister Visit to YONECO

The Minister of Gender Children Disability and Social Welfare, Honourable Jean Kalirani, Visited YONECO in Zomba on a familiarization tour that was also graced by other government officials and representatives from other Non-Governmental Organizations. The Minister visited YONECO ICT Centre, Helpline Services Centre which houses the Toll Free Helpline centre.

YONECO Helpline Team Training

The session that was held from 15 to 16 is expected to yield positive outcomes as the counsellors were further drilled in counselling skills to enable them to avoid burn-out as well as receive and give feedback in accordance to a prescribed framework. The activity also enabled the counsellors to share and learn a number

YONECO Conducts Parenting and SRHR Awareness Campaigns in Mangochi and Chikwawa Districts

YONECO has been conducting Theatre for Development (TfD) awareness campaigns on Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) of young people as well as enhancing positive parenting. The aim of the campaigns is to combat the spread of HIV infection among young people, promoting access to SRHR services by young people   as well as reducing the

Zomba Health and Environment Committee Impressed with YONECO’s Work

On 16 March, 2016; YONECO held a one-day orientation meeting with Members of Health and Environment Committee of Zomba District Council who expressed their satisfaction and applauded the organisation for its untiring efforts towards the promotion of health and welfare of the youth, women and children in the district.   Speaking after a presentation that

Traditional and Religious Leaders Avow to Support access and Uptake of SRH Services by Young People

Traditional and religious leaders from Chikwawa district have avowed their commitment towards supporting access of Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) services among young people. The leaders affirmed their support during a three-day meeting which YONECO organised in order to raise awareness on the importance of access and uptake of SRH Services by young people in the