• Go to Home

Monthly Archives: June 2016

Chapola Community Rights Committee Facilitates the Annulment of a Child Marriage in Mangochi

A Community Rights Committee (CRC) which YONECO established at Chapola in the area of Traditional Authority (T/A) Chimwala in Mangochi district has facilitated the annulment of a child marriage which involved minors below the age of 15. According to YONECO’s Community Based Educator who leads Chapola CRC, Beda Bwanali, the boy is 14 while the

A Heartrending Tale of a Teenager who Stood against Forced Marriage

The case of Mercy from Luwalazi in Nkhata Bay district as told to by Divinous Mzuzmara during one of YONECO’s community gender equality Awareness campaigns bears testimony to the trials and tribulations which young girls more especially those who live in rural and remote parts of  Malawi face once they reach adolescence.  Mzumara explained that

Team Vimphona’s Successful Community HIV/AIDS Awareness Campaign

‘Team Viphona’, a group of local and international YONECO and ICS-Progressio volunteers, conducted a massive HIV/AIDS community awareness campaign at Lwazi Community Ground in Nkhata Bay district on 29th May 2016. The vent also saw a number of people accessing various services like HIV Counselling and Testing (HTC), contraceptives, STI screening as well as sexual reproductive

Beatrice Chingwalu – YFM Former Intern

Beatrice Chingwalu joined Youth Net and Counselling (YONECO) in December 2015 as an Intern at YONECO FM Radio station. She is currently in her final year pursuing a diploma in journalism at the Malawi Polytechnic, Continuing Education Centre.   Beatrice is one of the beneficiaries of YONECO’s Youth Development Programme which among other things provides internship

YONECO’s Ntcheu Drop in Centre Hosts Nsipe AIDS TOTO Club on a Learning Visit

In 2012, YONECO established a vibrant Youth Drop in Centre in Ntcheu district where among other things; the youth are equipped with life skills, access art and play therapy and the centre also conducts role modeling sessions for young people.  It is against this background that Nsipe Primary School AIDS TOTO Club visited YONECO’s Youth