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Monthly Archives: April 2016

Young People Pleased with YONECO’s Youth Friendly SRHR Service Provision

Access to Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) services has been a challenge to many young people in Malawi and the youth of Ntcheu were not spared. The youth have been complaining about insults and attitude of some service providers who whenever they visit public health centres to seek STI treatment, contraceptives or SRHR counseling.

School Development Fund Forcing Needy Students to Drop out of School

It has been established that MK 1, 500 School Development Fund (SDF) that was introduced in primary schools is greatly affecting needy students as those who fail to pay the fee are sent out of class. This was established when YONECO conducted a monitoring visit in the area of Village Head Chinyamula, Traditional Authority (T/A)

Ntcheu Youth Describe Hope Kit Training as ‘a Vehicle to the Realization of Goals’

Young people from Ntcheu district have described a Hope Kit training which YONECO organized as ‘a vehicle to the realization of their goals’. The training was conducted to equip them with skills for preventing the contraction of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) including HIV and to empower them to make informed choices in their lives. One

YONECO Trains Young People in Using Hope Kit HIV awareness Tool

YONECO trained 16 young people in raising HIV and AIDS awareness among their peers through the use of Hope Kit Tool. The three-day training targeted the youth from villages that surround Lake Chilwa in the area of Traditional Authority (T/A) Mwambo in Zomba district.  The prevalence of HIV among young people and other key populations

YONECO Reaches out to Special Needs Learners with SRHR Information

YONECO in collaboration with Ntcheu District Social welfare Office organized a Sexual Reproductive Health Session for learners with special needs at Gumbo Primary School in Ntcheu district. The initiative came against the background that several studies have indicated that efforts by different actors in the process of disseminating HIV/AIDS and Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR)

Mangochi Man Abandons Family Because of Hunger

After 15 years of marriage, 29 year-old Winedi Mchimbo deserted his wife and six children because he had no any means of bailing his family out of hunger. Winedi’s wife, Zainabu Jangiya (28), explained that her husband abdicated his responsibilities in early February of 2016 after failing to bring food on the table. The husband

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